7th Circ. Won't Revisit Neiman Marcus Data Breach Ruling

Law360, New York (September 17, 2015, 5:29 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit declined to rehear an appeal it decided against Neiman Marcus over a payment card data breach on Thursday, leaving in place the precedential ruling that held plaintiffs can sue for the trouble and expense of preventing fraud on their accounts.

The ruling will allow the suit in Illinois federal court, which has been on ice for a year during the appeal, to move forward. The plaintiffs claim their payment card details were compromised in the 2013 breach of Neiman Marcus systems that affected...
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