Nominal Damages

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First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Court further limits application of statutory damages under the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act

The Court of Appeal issued a published opinion this week in the case of Sutter Health v. Superior Court limiting the application of the nominal damages provision under the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA). The court concluded that under ... [Published California Medical Association - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

C.A. Rejects Claim That Hospital Is Liable for Loss of Records

Metropolitan News-EnterpriseTuesday, July 22, 2014Page 1 No Liability, Court Says, Absent Proof That Unauthorized Person Actually Viewed Medical DataBy a MetNews Staff WriterA person whose confidential medical information was stolen from a hospital cannot ... [Published Metropolitan News-Enterprise - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

WPP, Kantar and TRA Ditch Last Damages Claim

WPP, Kantar and TRA have jointly agreed not to go to court over the last outstanding claim in their three-year legal wrangle. A case which began with allegations of stealing trade secrets and deterring potential investors was concluded with the payment ... [Published MrWeb - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Privacy class action partially certified: damages the key

Do nominal damages benefit only class counsel such that nominal damages class actions should be shut down? In , the Ministry of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada made this argument at the certification hearing. The Certification Judge thought ... [Published Lexology - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Three-Year Court Battle With WPP Ends With $1 Damages Award To TRA

A three-year-old law suit between WPP, Kantar and affiliated firms and TRA, now owned by TiVo, has concluded with both sides agreeing not to pursue a trial on the remaining claim of whether TRA wasentitled to nominal damages on its claims for breach of ... [Published Media Post - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Defamation suit: Two win damages against ex-club president

TWO former management committee members of the Singapore Swimming Club (SSC) have each been awarded $50,000 in damages in a defamation suit against ousted president Freddie Koh.The damages were awarded to Mr Gope Ramchand and Mr Gary Oon Hong Siang on ... [Published Singapore Law Watch - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sexual harassment damages game changer: full Federal Court draws a line in the sand

It’s a brave new world. This week’s Full Federal Court appeal decision in Richardson v Oracle Corporation Australia marks a significant shift in the Court’s approach to assessing damages in sexual harassment cases, opening the door to considerably higher ... [Published Lexology - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

California Court Grants Hospital Summary Judgment on Data Breach Claim

In its recent decision in Eisenhower Medical Center v. Superior Court , 226 Cal. App. 4th 430(Cal. App. 4 th Dist. 2014), the Court of Appeal of California, Fourth District, had occasion to consider whether a medical facility’s disclosure of information ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

California Court Limits Liability for Loss of Certain Patient Information under CMIA

California appellate courts are clarifying potential liability under California’s Confidentiality of Medical Information Act, Cal. Civ. Code § 56 et seq. (“CMIA”) of health care providers, health plans, pharmaceutical companies and others for the unauthorized ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

City wins dismissal of civil rights case

MOUNT VERNON — City Law Director Chip McConville announced that he has successfully won the dismissal of a civil rights case filed against the City of Mount Vernon and Municipal Court Clerk Kathy Savage in the United States District Court in Columbus. ... [Published Knox Pages - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Punitive Damages Slashed In AZ Harassment Case To Maintain “Reasonable Relationship”

A female employee at an Arizona copper mine who was subjected to sexual harassment by supervisors (Arizona v. ASARCO) received an excessive award at trial, based on case law and the circumstances, argues Evan Tager, a partner with Mayer Brown. The Ninth ... [Published Today's General Counsel - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

Officer given £1 extra over station raid

Published Thursday, 26 June 2014A retired Special Branch officer awarded £20,000 for having his details stolen in a break-in at a top Belfast security base is to receive an extra £1 in damages.The raid caused shock waves in the peace process. (© UTV)On ... [Published UTV - Jun 26 2014]

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...Richard Gladden said that the ruling marked the first time nationally that an appeals court has ruled that family members can sue in these cases. "That's a first nationally, although it doesn't seem to have ever been considered by another State or Federal Court" said Gladden
In dismissing the case, the court ruled that "plaintiffs have failed to state a cause of action under the [California] Confidentiality Medical Information Act because they do not allege that the stolen medical information was actually viewed by an unauthorized person."
...came into the possession of an unauthorized person without that person viewing the information would lead to unintended results," Nicholson wrote. "For example, if a thief grabbed a computer containing medical information on four million patients, but the thief destroyed the electronic records to reformat and wipe clean the hard drive and sell the computer without ever viewing the information or even knowing it was on the hard drive, the healthcare provider would still be liable, at least potentially, for $4 billion. For all we know, that may have happened here. We cannot interpret a statute to require such an unintended result."
...represented by Ms Chang Man Phing from WongPartnership, claimed Mr Koh's defamatory statements left them "embarrassed and humiliated", and caused "serious damage to their reputation and standing in the club"

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Court further limits application of statutory d... [Published California Medical Association - Jul 24 2014]
Lewisville Loses Appeal on Sex Offender Ordinance [Published WhosPlayin.com - Jul 23 2014]
WPP, Kantar and TRA Ditch Last Damages Claim [Published MrWeb - Jul 23 2014]
Sutter Health Breach Suit Dismissed [Published InfoRiskToday - Jul 22 2014]
Sutter Health Off Hook for Stolen Records [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 22 2014]
C.A. Rejects Claim That Hospital Is Liable for ... [Published Metropolitan News-Enterprise - Jul 22 2014]
Privacy class action partially certified: damag... [Published Lexology - Jul 22 2014]
Court halts $4 billion privacy suit against Sut... [Published Sacramento Bee - Jul 22 2014]
Three-Year Court Battle With WPP Ends With $1 D... [Published Media Post - Jul 21 2014]
Defamation suit: Two win damages against ex-clu... [Published Singapore Law Watch - Jul 21 2014]
Sexual harassment damages game changer: full Fe... [Published Lexology - Jul 17 2014]
California Court Grants Hospital Summary Judgme... [Published JD Supra - Jul 17 2014]
AUSTRALIA: Wholesaler Found Liable for Infringe... [Published INTA Bulletin - Jul 15 2014]
California court limits liability for loss of c... [Published Lexology - Jul 09 2014]
California Court Limits Liability for Loss of C... [Published JD Supra - Jul 09 2014]
City wins dismissal of civil rights case [Published Knox Pages - Jul 09 2014]
Publication: California Court Limits Liability ... [Published Pillsbury Law - Jul 09 2014]
Judge denies attorney's request for $123k [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - Jul 08 2014]
Delaware Courts Leave Attorneys Tweaking Bylaws... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Jul 03 2014]
Punitive Damages Slashed In AZ Harassment Case ... [Published Today's General Counsel - Jun 30 2014]
MIGRANT PRISONERS 'CAN GET DAMAGES' [Published Mail Online UK - Jun 27 2014]
Crothall v. Zimmerman, C.A. No. 608, 2013 (Del.... [Published JD Supra - Jun 26 2014]
Officer given £1 extra over station raid [Published UTV - Jun 26 2014]
£1 extra damages over station raid [Published BBC - Jun 26 2014]
Russian dirty tricks muddy fracking waters? [Published Birmingham Post - Jun 26 2014]
High Court nominal award for data protection br... [Published Matthew Arnold & Baldwin LLP - Jun 25 2014]
That's "a Lot of Kebab"! [Published K&L Gates - Jun 23 2014]
Rental property owners file suit against the city [Published Portsmouth Daily Times - Jun 20 2014]
High court awards nominal damages and compensat... [Published Practical Law Company - Jun 19 2014]
Maryland County to Pay Damages for Anti-Pregnan... [Published Family News In Focus - Jun 19 2014]
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