Lawsuit against UnityPoint Health partly dismissed, but Wisconsin plaintiffs can move forward on claims of negligence

WKOW reports on litigation involving two UnityPoint Health phishing-related breaches disclosed last year:

A federal judge has dismissed parts of a lawsuit against UnityPoint Health, but is letting other parts move forward after a data breach last year.

UnityPoint Health, which operates Meriter Hospital in Madison, alerted the public in 2018 about two security breaches where patient information was compromised. A lawsuit was filed shortly after by four patients, including two who live in Wisconsin. The other plaintiffs are from Iowa and Illinois.

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