Bloomberg Law
June 19, 2020, 2:21 PM

New York Patients’ Data Breach Claims Sent Back to State Court

Mary Anne Pazanowski
Mary Anne Pazanowski
Legal Reporter

A group of New York patients claiming that Episcopal Health Services Inc. failed to protect their private information from unauthorized disclosures can proceed in state court, a federal court in New York said.

Episcopal improperly removed the case from the state court in which it was filed, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York said Thursday. The patients’ complaint didn’t raise any questions of federal law, it said.

The patients brought a class action against Episcopal, alleging the health-care provider failed to maintain adequate cybersecurity protections to keep hackers from accessing their financial, medical, and other ...

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