Palomar Medical Center Breaches 1,300 Patients’ Privacy

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Palomar Medical Center in San Diego has just announced that the personal information of 1,300 patients was breached by an employee.  The personal information includes, name, date of birth, gender, medical record number, diagnosis and other information.  Some patients have had their health insurance information, financial data, social security and driver’s license numbers accessed.

A news story reporting the breach is here.

If you received a notice from Palomar Medical Center of this data breach, or you believe that your medical records or personal information was disclosed without your permission, you may be entitled to compensation. Call our office at the number below to discuss your rights.

For further information on your rights when a hospital fails to protect your personal information, click here: JanMulligan.com:  Your Rights In Data Breach Cases.

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