STORY FROM: MDL Mass Tort & Class Action Monitor
Plaintiffs Seek Creation of MDL Docket for Claims Relating to Quest Diagnostics Data Breach
June 5, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– Plaintiffs with claims pending against American Medical Collection Agency Inc. for the company’s alleged failure to protect confidential information of “millions of patients,” have asked the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to create a coordinated docket for the claims, saying the common questions of fact support the creation of a multidistrict litigation docket.
In the June 4 filing, the plaintiffs told the JPML that each of the pending actions is a putative class action and that more cases are anticipated.
According to the plaintiffs, American Medical Collection, Optum360 Services and Quest Diagnostics Inc. revealed ...