Feb 222018

Lyle Adriano reports:

The Ontario Superior Court has ruled that an insurance company is obligated to defend a hospital employee against a privacy breach lawsuit by a former patient.

In the case Oliveira v. Aviva Canada Inc., the ex-patient alleged that the employee – who is not involved in providing care to the patient – breached the patient’s privacy by frequently accessing the patient’s medical records without a legitimate reason.

Read more on Insurance Business Canada.

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