Calif. Jury Clears UCLA In $1.25M Medical Data Breach Suit
Law360, New York (September 3, 2015, 2:05 PM EDT) -- The University of California, Los Angeles Health System was not responsible for the unauthorized release of a woman's medical records by a romantic rival, a California jury decided Thursday, rejecting her lawyer's arguments that the victim was due $1.25 million for emotional harm caused by the breach.
Plaintiff Norma Lozano filed suit in April 2013, claiming the university was at fault after an assistant in an affiliated medical office accessed Lozano's medical records and texted photos of the illicitly gained information to others, including Lozano's former boyfriend.
After about an hour of deliberations, the jury of seven men and seven women...
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