UMass Memorial Health settles lawsuit claims from 2020 hack

Another week, another litigation settlement.

Top Class Actions reports that UMass Memorial Health Center agreed to pay $1.2 million to resolve claims it failed to protect consumers from a hacking incident and data breach that occurred from June 24, 2020 to January 7, 2021. UMass informed consumers of the breach in October 2021.

The breach potentially harmed nearly 3,000 Massachusetts residents whose names, driver’s license, financial accounts, Social Security numbers and other data were exposed.

The case is Kesner, et al. v. UMass Memorial Health Care Inc., Case No. 2185-cv-01210, in the Massachusetts Superior Court for Worcester County.

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Source:  Top Class Actions

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