4th Circ. Backs Nix Of VA Hospital Breach Suit

Law360, New York (February 8, 2017, 8:05 PM EST) -- Two veterans recently struck out on their bid to revive class allegations of patient information theft at a South Carolina veterans hospital, after the Fourth Circuit concluded in a published opinion that the pair established no concrete, certainly impending injury.

A laptop and four boxes of patient files had been stolen from the William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center in two data breaches in 2013 and 2014, according to separate proposed class actions filed by Richard Beck and Beverly Watson, which alleged that the hospital,...
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Case Title

Richard Beck v. David Shulkin


Case Number

15-1395

Court

Appellate - 4th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

April 16, 2015


Case Title

Beverly Watson v. David Shulkin


Case Number

15-1715

Court

Appellate - 4th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2899 Other Statutes

Date Filed

June 30, 2015

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