Law360 (December 22, 2020, 10:52 PM EST) — Members of the SAG-AFTRA Health Plan and AFTRA Retirement Fund hit the duo with a putative class action Tuesday in New York federal court, accusing them of not properly safeguarding their information following a data breach that potentially exposed the members’ financial and personal medical data.
The proposed class accuses the retirement fund and the health plan of negligently handling both their personal data and private health information, saying that medical information is more valuable than financial information because it cannot be as easily changed as credit card numbers and such.
Medical records can sell for up to $1,000 online, whereas…
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