A state appellate panel on Monday partially reinstated a class action complaint against Los Angeles County and a Southern California medical billing company that lost eight computers containing customers’ personal information in a 2014 theft.

The Second District Court of Appeal said six affected individuals can pursue negligence claims on behalf of a class against the county and its contract payment processor, Sutherland Healthcare Solutions Inc. The justices noted that Sutherland urged health care patients whose data was contained in the breach to subscribe to a one-year credit-monitoring program it offered, as well as a $20,000 insurance reimbursement policy.

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