MO: Settlement reached over improper disposal of women's medical records

Garrett Haake has an update to a potential class action lawsuit filed in June over a breach in May:

Attorneys representing more than 1,500 women whose personal medical information was compromised when their records were blown from a dumpster on a windy day in May have reached a settlement agreement with the medical group responsible.

In the settlement agreement, which still has to be approved by a judge in January, Midwest Women’s Healthcare Specialists agree to set up a victims’ fund of $400,000 to compensate the estimated 1,532 women whose documents were improperly disposed of in a dumpster outside Research Medical Center .

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