Neiman Marcus, Michaels Stores Sued Over Data Breaches

Law360, Chicago (January 28, 2014, 5:39 PM EST) -- Neiman Marcus Group Ltd. LLC and Michaels Stores Inc. were both hit with proposed class actions in federal court on Monday by customers seeking to hold the retailers accountable for separate data breaches that the plaintiffs say have put their payment card information at risk.

In a suit filed in Georgia federal court, plaintiff Donna Clark said that Neiman Marcus failed to take reasonable steps to safeguard its customers’ data, claiming their privacy rights have been violated and that they could now be at the mercy...
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