Insurer Sues To Duck $1M Patient Data Breach Settlement

Law360, Philadelphia (May 3, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT) -- Peerless Insurance Co. filed suit in Pennsylvania federal court Thursday to get out of covering losses for a company that mishandled patient medical records when relocating a clinic acquired by hospital operator Select Medical Corp., causing Select to pay $1 million to Texas health authorities over privacy claims.

The Boston-based insurer says that it is not on the hook for any damages Select might win in two suits against Martin Enterprises LLC, an enterprise run solely by Lancaster, Pa., resident David Martin, and that it has...
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