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JPML Won't Rush On Requests To Send Equifax Suits To Ga.

Law360, New York (September 12, 2017, 6:31 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation declined Tuesday to expedite its consideration of efforts to consolidate in Georgia federal court the over 30 proposed class actions that have been filed against Equifax in the days since it disclosed a cyberattack that potentially impacted 143 million consumers’ personal information.

John Washburn and a handful of other consumers who brought suit the day after Equifax Inc.’s Thursday announcement that a massive breach had potentially compromised sensitive information like people’s Social Security and driver’s license numbers had asked...
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