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Firms To Launch Class-Action Suit Over Breach

DATA LOSS

March 8, 2013

Law firms in Windsor and Toronto plan to launch a class-action lawsuit as early as next week against Montfort Hospital over the loss of personal data on 25,000 patients, Ottawa Citizen reports. Representatives from the law firms were to meet with 20 or so victims of the breach this week. Those affected received a letter in January indicating an employee had lost a USB stick containing the data, which included patient names, date of service, doctor and services received. The USB stick has not been recovered.
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