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Children’s Mercy Faces Lawsuit Over Healthcare Data Breach

July 11, 2018 - A class action lawsuit was filed this week against Kansas City, Missouri-based Children’s Mercy Hospital in response to a healthcare data breach that affected more than 60,000 individuals earlier this year, the Kansas City Star reported July 10. The lawsuit, filed by the law firm of McShane and Brady in Jackson County Circuit Court, accuses Children’s Mercy Hospital of...


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Healthcare Data Breaches Now Covered by Arizona Law

by Fred Donovan

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Alabama Last US State to Enact Data Breach Notification Law

by Fred Donovan

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has inked a data breach notification law that requires organizations and agencies to notify data breach victims within 45 days, becoming the last US state to enact such a statute. The law, which takes effect...

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