Patients sue Montfort Hospital in Ottawa for $40 million following breach
Canadians seem to be getting the hang of this litigation thing. Chris Hofley reports:
A group of patients whose personal information was lost is suing Montfort Hospital in Ottawa for $40 million.
The suit stems from a lost USB memory stick that contained information on 25,000 patients. The stick was lost in November 2012 before it was eventually recovered.[…]
The plaintiffs are accusing the Montfort of breach of contract, negligence, breach of privacy and violating its own bylaws and the Personal Health Information and Protection Act (PHIPA),
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