Cohen & Malad, LLP filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of more than 3.9 million consumers whose medical information was stored by Medical Information Engineering (MIE), a medical software company that contracts with numerous healthcare facilities across the United States. The lawsuit alleges that MIE failed to safeguard personal information including names, addresses, phone numbers, passwords, social security numbers, and protected health information.
On June 2, 2015, MIE announced that it was the subject of a data breach that began on May 7, 2015. The company stated computer hackers accessed sensitive client information including names, addresses, social security numbers, dates of birth and protected health information. Protected health information includes lab results, health insurance policy information, diagnosis, doctor’s name, medical conditions, and child’s name and birth statistics.
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