Kyla Asbury reports:
Three motions to dismiss were filed in a case against Marshall University‘s medical school for divulging personal information that caused a student humiliation.
J.M.A. claims his personal information was entrusted to the defendants and was made accessible to unwanted third parties.
In 2012, J.M.A. had x-rays done, however, later his unredacted and de-identified radiological images were shared with members of his class at Marshall’s medical school, which caused him severe shame and embarrassment, according to the suit.
Read more on the West Virginia Record.
So yes, that sounds like a real breach, although no details are given in the report as to precisely what kind of sensitive information was shared with the student’s classmates.