Class Action:
Western Regional Health Authority


February 6, 2014

For more information on the February 6, 2014 Court date please see the following articles:

NTV News Coverage - February 6, 2014

Western Star Coverage - February 6, 2014

VOCM News Article - February 5, 2014

Please be advised Court will COntinue on February 7, 2014.

December 17, 2013

The Certificication Hearing scheduled for December 5 and 6, 2013 has been postponed.  Further dates will be posted in January, 2014.

Previous Update

On Friday, August 17, 2012, Ms. Barbara Hynes of Corner Brook, a victim of the privacy breach admitted at the Western Regional Health Authority, formally issued a class action statement of claim against the health authority, paving the way for other victims to follow. Read the press release and the original letter that Ms. Hynes received from Western Health below.


Class Action Participation

If you have received notification from any one of the province's four health authorities that your private medical records were breached, you can register to be part of the appropriate class action by clicking the button below.

Class Action Registration Form

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Press Release - Western Health
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Statement of Claim - Western Health
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Letter to Barbara Hynes from Western Health
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September 8, 2012 - Western Health - Class Action Order
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Note: If you have been affected by this privacy breach, it is important that you complete a Privacy Complaint Form and submit it to the province's Privacy Commissioner.

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Privacy Complaint Form (from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of NL)
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