Tenet Healthcare, Baptist Health face class-action lawsuit over April data breach
By Admin | July 15, 2022
A class-action lawsuit was filed against Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare and its affiliate, San Antonio, Texas-based Baptist Health System, over an April data breach that has affected 1.2 million patients, the Dallas Morning News reported July 12.
The lawsuit, filed July 5 in Dallas County, alleges that the health companies were negligent in protecting patient's health information and failed to properly notify patients of the data breach, according to the report. They also failed to meet the data security guidelines of the Federal Trade Commission, the suit alleges.
Neither company responded to the newspaper's request to comment.
The plaintiff, a Texas man, is seeking more than $1 million in damages.
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