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yes, the hospital could be held liable under a premises liability theory, especially if it failed to put in place proper security safeguards.
Yes, the hospital can be sued for the invasion of privacy/identity theft if it can be shown that the hospital failed to meet its duty of reasonably securing the private information.
I would encourage you to sign up for life lock, depending on how long ago this security breach occurred you may be able to save yourself the hassle of having to change your information. You would also of course contact your financial institutions to put a freeze on any purchase over a certain amount pending your authorization.
The statute of limitations is three years from the date of the last incident, assuming you were over 18 when the incidents occurred.
Regarding deleting the question so that it is not published, customer service would be able to assist you with that. I have no ability to delete posts.
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