Judge Finds Lack Of Injury, Standing In Class Action Over Hospital Data Breach

Mealey's (May 25, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT) -- GREENBELT, Md. — The lead plaintiff in a putative class action against a hospital that was subject to a data breach failed to establish that she experienced any injury from the purported theft of her personally identifiable information (PII) or protected health information (PHI), a Maryland federal judge ruled May 19, finding that the plaintiff lacked standing under Article III of the U.S. Constitution (Fardoes Khan v. Children’s National Health System, No. 8:15-cv-02125, D. Md.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 66404).

(Memorandum opinion available. Document #97-160526-039Z.)...
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