St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Privacy Breach

Peters v. Nova Scotia Health

Nova Scotia Supreme Court File: Hfx No. 533134

Wagners has filed a proposed class proceeding arising from a mass privacy breach of health information at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish, NS.

2,690 patients have been notified of the breach by Nova Scotia Health.

A clerical employee inappropriately accessed, without a valid purpose, the medical records of these patients between May and September 2023.

An action has been filed in the Nova Scotia Supreme Court seeking a remedy for the affected individuals.

If you were impacted by this privacy breach, you can contact Wagners at [email protected] or (902) 425-7330 for more information.

Updates & Latest Developments

A proposed class proceeding was commenced in the Nova Scotia Supreme Court on May 7, 2024. See the Documents section to review the Notice of Action and Statement of Claim.