Were You A Victim Of The Rady Children's Hospital Breach? You Could Receive Compensation
On February 21, 2020, Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego reported the exposure of confidential patient data due to unauthorized access via an Internet portal from June 20, 2019 to January 3, 2020. The persons affected included those who were radiology patients at Rady’s Children’s Hospital – San Diego.
According to Rady’s internal investigation, an unauthorized person accessed radiology-related patient information, which included patient name, gender, the type and date of imaging studies, and in some cases, also included the patient’s date of birth, medical record number, description of the imaging study, and/or the referring physician’s name.
If you received a letter from Rady informing you that your personal information was compromised in this breach, you could receive compensation.
Under California’s Confidentiality of Medical Information Act, any individual may bring an action against any person or entity that has negligently released confidential information or records, for either or both nominal damages of $1,000 and the amount of actual damages, if any, sustained by the patient. It is not necessary to prove that you suffered or were threatened with actual damages to recover nominal damages. Rady had a responsibility under the law to safeguard your personal and medical information.
Kazerouni Law Group, APC has successfully obtained hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation, credit monitoring, and identity theft protection for patients who have had their personal medical information leaked or exposed by the health care provider they trusted. As one of the premier consumer rights law firms in California and in San Diego, we have the expertise needed to help you with your case, and will litigate your case with no up-front costs. Fill out our confidential claim evaluation form today and we will be in touch as soon as possible to evaluate your potential claim.