Premera Blue Cross Gets Claims Trimmed In Data Breach Suit
Law360, New York (August 2, 2016, 4:23 PM EDT) -- Premera Blue Cross customers and employees must patch a number of holes in their lawsuit over an 11-million-person data breach, an Oregon federal judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation said Monday, inviting the plaintiffs to present new filings.
Premera announced in March 2015 that sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, financial information and medical claims, belonging to 11 million customers and workers had been stolen from the insurer’s networks from May 2014 to February 2015.
U.S. District Judge Michael Simon granted Premera’s motion to dismiss a number of the claims in the suit, particularly ones related to fraud, which are subject to...
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