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Walker, et al. v. Boston Medical Center Corp., et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 12-081-17)

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COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

SUFFOLK, ss SUPERIOR COURT

CIVIL ACTION

  1. 2015-01733-BLS1

KAMYRA WALKER and another,1

1 Anne O’ Rourke

2 MDF Transcription, LLC and Richard J. Fagan.

on behalf of themselves and other similarly situated

vs.

BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER CORP. and others 2

MEMORANDUM OF DECISION AND ORDER ON

DEFENDANT BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER CORP.’S

MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

In March 2014, defendant Boston Medical Center, Corp. (BMC) learned that another health care provider had inadvertently accessed a BMC patient’s medical information on a website maintained by defendant MDF Transcriptions, LLC (MDF), a medical transcription company used by both BMC and thisother provider.  It sent a letter to all its patients who had records that had been transcribed by MDF informingthem that there might have been unauthorized access to their medical information. After receiving this letter, the plaintiffs Kamyra Walker and Anne O’Rourke,filedthisputative classaction against BMC, MDF, and Richard Fagan, MDF’s owner and manager.  They assertthat the defendants are liableto them, and all other similarly situated BMC patients,for failing to ensure that their medical information was kept confidential.  The case is before the court on BMC’smotionfor summary judgment. BMCargues, among other things, that the plaintiffs lack standing to maintain the claims asserted2 read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - July 4, 2017 at 5:18 am

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