Gap Wins Out In Job Applicant's Data Breach Action

Law360, New York (April 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Finding that a Gap Inc. job applicant failed to support a negligence claim in a putative class action accusing the retail giant and outsourcing company Vangent Inc. of losing 750,000 job applicants' personal data, a federal judge has granted summary judgment in favor of Gap and Vangent.

Judge Samuel Conti of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Monday granted summary judgment in favor of Gap and Vangent on the remaining claims in the suit and denied lead plaintiff Joel Ruiz's motion...
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