Bernie Pazanowski reports:
A patient at a pathology laboratory who suffered a data breach can pursue his negligence claim against Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, Inc., but all of his other claims were dismissed.
Tri Thai said that the company was subject to a “massive and preventable cyberattack” that it discovered on Dec. 17, 2021. He said that the lab’s computer network was inadequately protected and its patients’ health and personal data were taken. He also said that although the lab knew that his information was impacted by the breach on July 6, 2022, he wasn’t informed until Aug. 4, 2022.
Read more at Bloomberg Law (sub. req.)
The incident was reported to HHS in March 2022 as affecting 339,471 patients.