TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Feb 5, 2019
Community Health Systems Inc. has settled a class-action lawsuit related to a 2014 data breach that impacted 4.5 million patients, Nashville Business Journal reports. Affected patients will be eligible for up to $5,000 each in reimbursements for losses related to the breach, according to a Dec. 10 filing with the U.S. District Court's Northern District of Alabama. CHS’s total payout for claims related to the case is not to exceed $3.1 million. Patients have until Aug. 1 to make a claim and until May 18 to opt out of the settlement.