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Posted 12 months ago in Class Actions by Aaron Kase  
Advocate Medical Sued for Breach of Patient Records

An Illinois health care nonprofit is facing a class action lawsuit for failing to adequately safeguard the personal medical information of its patients. The suit was filed against Advocate Medical Group on behalf of Pierre Petrich and her daughter in Cook County Court last week, stemming from a July computer theft from the company’s office. The theft may have compromised the records of 4 million patients going as far back as the early ’90s, giving the burglars access to personal information …

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