Bloomberg Law
July 9, 2021, 4:48 PM

Radiology Companies Hit With Proposed Data Breach Class Action

Jake Holland
Jake Holland

A duo of radiology companies was hit with a proposed data breach class action after they allegedly left over 1.2 million patients’ medical records exposed.

Northeast Radiology P.C. and Alliance Healthcare Services Inc. acted negligently and violated New York’s Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act by failing to protect sensitive health data from unauthorized access, the plaintiffs alleged in a complaint filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Northeast Radiology, which operates four locations in New York and Connecticut, was acquired in 2018 by Alliance Healthcare, according to the complaint. The companies’ failure to ...