$480M proposed class action lawsuit filed against 5 Ontario hospitals hit by ransomware attack
2023-11-30 from cbc.ca
A $480-million proposed class action lawsuit has been filed against the five Ontario hospitals hit by a recent ransomware attack — and the IT company that services them.
Robert Smith is the lawsuit's lone named plaintiff. The Sarnia man has been a patient of Bluewater Health throughout his life, according to court documents, for various medical treatments.
Bluewater, Windsor Regional Hospital, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Erie Shores HealthCare, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare and TransForm Shared Service are the organizations named in the suit.
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