Massive cyberattack leads to class action suit against provider chain Avamere


Attorneys representing a potentially large group of residents and employees of nursing home behemoth Avamere Holdings announced they have filed a class action suit accusing the long-term care provider of failing to protect its residents and staff from a massive cyberattack.

The operator faces the class-action lawsuit over a data breach believed to have affected more than 380,000 people across the company’s 96 healthcare sites. Plaintiffs’ attorneys also questioned why the company initially reported a smaller number of potential victims (200,000).

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