Monday, March 19, 2012

Burglary Triggers Medical Records Firm’s Collapse

Impairment Resources LLC filed for bankruptcy Friday after the break-in at its San Diego headquarters led to the electronic escape of detailed medical information for roughly 14,000 people, according to papers filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del. That information included patient addresses, social security numbers and medical diagnose..................

...............................The company also faced the threat of even more debt with customers and individuals threatening to sue it over the privacy breach.
Impairment Resources reviewed medical records taken on workers’ compensation and auto casualty claims for roughly 600 insurance companies and other customers...
http://blogs.wsj.com/bankruptcy/2012/03/12/burglary-triggers-medical-records-firm%E2%80%99s-collapse/?blog_id=108&post_id=17940

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