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Is Credit Monitoring a Step Towards Standing?

Posted in Damages, Data Breach, standing

On September 12, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that members of a class action have Article III standing to sue Nationwide Insurance for negligence after hackers breached Nationwide’s computer network and stole personal information.  Galaria/Hancox v. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co., Nos. 15-3386/3387, 2016 WL 4728027 (6th Cir. Sep. 12, 2016). As with the P.F. Chang… Continue Reading

“Why else would hackers break into a store’s database and steal consumers’ private information?”

Posted in Neiman Marcus

With that, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit found that class action plaintiffs in a data breach have Article III standing. This is the first time a federal appeals court reviewed a data breach class action that had been dismissed on standing grounds. The July 20 decision arises from the Neiman Marcus… Continue Reading