AvMed Says Customer Precautions Bar Data Theft Class Claims

Law360, New York (October 24, 2012, 2:31 PM EDT) -- AvMed Inc. urged a Florida federal court Tuesday to strike class allegations from a suit accusing the health insurer of poor data privacy safeguards, arguing that precautions the plaintiffs took to protect themselves from identity theft are atypical of the 1.2 million alleged victims they seek to represent.

AvMed argues in its motion that the unique behavior of customers Juana Curry and William Moore sets them apart from the other customers who had their data stolen from a pair of company laptops. Both Curry and Moore...
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