Assessing Damages in Data Privacy and Data Breach Class Actions Involving Health Data in the Wake of COVID-19

Vildan Altuglu, Maria Salgado, Omur Celmanbet, Rezwan Haque, and Lucia Yanguas of Cornerstone Research write: The COVID-19 pandemic, which has generated a surge in telehealth and introduced the concept of contact tracing into our daily lives, is likely to expose businesses and governments to an increased risk of data privacy and data breach class actions related to health and other personal data. This article discusses potential economic approaches and challenges to valuing, in class action settings, alleged unconsented use or misappropriation of health and other private data generated during this health crisis. Read more on National Law Review.DataBreaches.netRead More