Data breach lawsuit against New York health system sent back to state court: 5 notes

Becker's Hospital Review

Jackie Drees

A New York federal judge ruled on June 18 that a group of Episcopal Health Services patients suing the Uniondale, N.Y-based health system over a data security incident had grounds to continue the class-action lawsuit in state court, Bloomberg Law reports.

Five notes:

1. The group of patients filed a class-action lawsuit in New York state court on Sept. 11, 2019, claiming Episcopal Health Services failed to protect their financial, medical and other personal information from cyberattacks.

2. As patients of St. John's Episcopal Hospital, the group alleged that

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