Hearing scheduled in Sutter data breach class action

Kathy Roberton reports:

A hearing is scheduled in Sacramento on Sept. 27 on a class action against Sutter Health over last year’s theft of a personal computer that held data on 4.24 million patients.

Twelve lawsuits filed over the incident have been coordinated in Sacramento County Superior Court.

Read more on Sacramento Business Journal.

The Sutter Health breach reportedly affecting 4.2 million after an unencrypted computer was stolen from their offices was disclosed in November 2011. Within two weeks, at least two lawsuits had been filed.  Sutter subsequently reported that 943, 434 were affected.

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