A class action lawsuit seeking $16 million ($1,000 in damages per patient) has been filed against the UCLA Health System following a breach that compromised 16,000 patients' personal data.

"Last month, UCLA Health System notified 16,288 patients that their personal information was compromised when a hard drive was stolen during a burglary of an employee’s home," Infosecurity reports.

"The information included patients' first and last names, birth dates, medical record numbers, addresses, and other medical information, but not social security numbers or financial information," the article states.

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