Claims V. TJX Don’t Belong In State Court: 1st Circ.

Law360, New York (March 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a legal battle over what has been called the largest retail security breach in U.S. history, a federal appeals court on Monday agreed with TJX Cos. Inc. that the district court didn’t have the authority to shift data theft claims against the company from multidistrict litigation to a state court.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit vacated the transfer of certain claims by banks against TJX to Massachusetts Superior Court, saying the U.S. District Court for the District...
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