Tenet Healthcare faces lawsuit after Baptist Health System data breach affects 1.2 million patients

Catherine Martin reports:

A Texas man has filed a class-action lawsuit against Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare and its affiliate Baptist Health System after the companies experienced a data breach this year that affected more than a million patients.

The lawsuit was filed July 5 in Dallas County on behalf of Troy Contreras, one of about 1.2 million patients affected by the breach, and alleges the companies failed to properly notify patients of the breach or take proper precautions to prevent it. It seeks more than $1 million in damages.

Read more at The Dallas Morning News.

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