Valve Can’t Pull Plug On Video Game Data Breach Suit

Law360, New York (March 18, 2013, 6:21 PM EDT) -- A class action accusing video game developer Valve Corp. of failing to adequately protect user information survived a dismissal bid Monday after a Washington federal judge found the plaintiff sufficiently alleged he was harmed by a November 2011 data breach.

Plaintiff Oliver Grigsby, amending a complaint that was tossed in November for failure to show adequate harm or damages, has successfully pled claims under the Washington Consumer Protection Act that Valve failed to protect its users information and that he and other class members based their...
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Case Information

Case Title

Oliver Grigsby v. Valve Corporation

Case Number



Washington Western

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


James L. Robart

Date Filed

March 30, 2012

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