Wash. Judge Shortage May Sway T-Mobile Breach Row Venue

By Allison Grande (December 2, 2021, 8:14 PM EST) -- T-Mobile and counsel for consumers suing the telecom giant over its massive data breach squared off Thursday over where to consolidate dozens of lawsuits pending across the country, with plaintiffs proposing five different locations and T-Mobile arguing that judicial shortages in its home state of Washington meant the disputes shouldn't land there. 

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has been tasked with deciding what to do with the dozens of proposed class actions that have popped up since T-Mobile revealed in August that a data breach had exposed the personal information of more than 50 million customers and credit applicants. The...

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