Follow-up: More than 1200 people could receive settlements after Flowers Hospital data breach

WTVY reports that if a federal judge approves a proposed settlement of a class action lawsuit, more than 1200 patients of Flowers Hospital in Alabama might receive reimbursement for credit monitoring expenses, payment for up to four hours of lost wages dealing with the breach, and a refund of any interest lost due to tax refund fraud.

The incident, which involved a corrupt employee selling patient data for a tax refund fraud scheme, was first revealed in April 2014, and has been covered numerous times on this site.

The lawsuit by patients was granted class action status in March, 2017.

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