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HIPAA Briefing: Can Patients Sue Labs for Privacy Breaches?

by | Jul 31, 2018

Violating HIPAA restrictions subjects your lab to fines and other penalties dished out by the HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and other regulators. But can the individual victims whose personal health information you compromise also sue you for damages under the law? It’s a question that the HIPAA law does not expressly address. But […]

Violating HIPAA restrictions subjects your lab to fines and other penalties dished out by the HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and other regulators. But can the individual victims whose personal health information you compromise also sue you for damages under the law? It’s a question that the HIPAA law does not expressly address. But […]

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