Michaels Seeks Quick End To Data Breach Class Actions
By Jonathan Randles
Law360, New York (June 3, 2014, 7:34 PM ET) -- Michaels Stores Inc. on Tuesday urged an Illinois federal judge to dismiss class action complaints brought by customers claiming they were impacted by the store's purported data breach, arguing that the plaintiffs failed to show they suffered fraudulent charges or other harm related to the attack.
Michaels said the individuals who have filed lawsuits, which have been consolidated, lack standing to pursue their cases against the craft store. The company says that the lawsuits contain "conclusory allegations" and are bare of information pointing to a specific...