Judge Dismisses Brandywine Urology Breach Lawsuit, Citing Lack of Harm

Healthcare IT Security

Jessica Davis

A healthcare data breach lawsuit against Brandywine Urology Consultants has been dismissed by the Delaware Superior Court, as the victims failed to provide evidence of injuries or losses caused by the 2020 security incident.

The lawsuit stemmed from a ransomware attack discovered by the Delaware specialist on January 27, 2020, which occurred on the network for two days before it was detected and isolated by the IT team.

Once the attack was neutralized, a scan was performed on the central server to ensure the malware was completely removed from the network. Officials found the attack was confined to the network and did not infect the electronic medical record system.

The investigation led...

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