Chamber Backs CareFirst In Data Breach Battle At DC Circ.

Law360, New York (February 16, 2017, 7:22 PM EST) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday asked the D.C. Circuit to uphold the dismissal of a putative class action against CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield over a 2014 data breach, saying the policyholders suing the insurer can't meet the standing requirements set forth in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Spokeo decision and another seminal high court ruling.

CareFirst has told the appellate court that U.S. District Judge Christopher R. Cooper made the right call by tossing the proposed class action, which was filed by seven individuals on behalf of 1.1 million...
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