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Premera Blue Cross Can't Escape Data Breach Suit

Law360, New York (February 10, 2017, 2:55 PM EST) -- An Oregon federal judge has found Premera Blue Cross can’t escape revised consumer and employee allegations of fraud in multidistrict litigation stemming from a 2015 data breach affecting 11 million people.

While District Court Judge Michael H. Simon on Thursday trimmed back some of the breach of contract claims and found the company had not actively concealed its data problems, he found the plaintiffs had made a sufficient case they had been misled by Premera statements touting its privacy and data protection for this case to...
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