Class action lawsuit filed against Roper St. Francis Healthcare over data breach
Posted April 5, 2021
- A lawsuit has been filed against Roper St. Francis alleging a breach of private patient data, including financial and medical information, was compromised.
- “At all relevant times, Roper knew the data it stored was vulnerable to cyberattack based upon these repeated and ongoing data breaches,” the lawsuit claims. “Specifically, Roper St. Francis had three previous hacking incidents before the one complained of herein: (a) The first reported on January 29, 2019 that effected 35,253 people; (b) The second reported on September 3, 2020 that affected 6,000 people; and (c) The third reported on September 8, 2020 that effected 92,963 people.”
- The lawsuit seeks:
- Plaintiff and Class members be awarded economic and non-economic damages
- Plaintiff and the Class members compensatory, consequential and actual damages in an amount to be proven at trial;
- Plaintiff and the Class members statutory and injunctive relief;
- Plaintiff and the Class members seek punitive damages in an amount to be proven at trial;
- Plaintiff and the Class members prejudgment interest, costs, and reasonable attorneys’ fees.
Count on NEWS 2 – Tim Renaud | April 5, 2021