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7th Circ. Opens Up Path For Cos. To Ditch Data Breach Suits

Law360 (April 18, 2018, 8:23 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit built on its reputation for welcoming data breach plaintiffs in the courthouse door by recently reviving claims against Barnes & Noble, but signaled that this invitation isn't indefinite by suggesting for the first time that companies are likely to have the upper hand as these disputes move forward, attorneys say.

In recent years, the Chicago-based appellate court has established itself as one of the most plaintiff-friendly venues when it comes to the question of whether plaintiffs have established sufficiently concrete injuries to maintain...
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