DC Circ. Urged To Revive CareFirst Data Breach Class Action

Law360, Los Angeles (January 10, 2017, 7:05 PM EST) -- A putative class of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield policyholders on Tuesday urged the D.C. Circuit to revive their suit over a 2014 data breach targeting the health insurer's database, contending that the alleged injuries suffered by the plaintiffs established standing to sue.

In their opening appellate brief, Chantal Attias and six other plaintiffs suing on behalf of the 1.1 million policyholders affected by the data breach asserted that U.S. District Judge Christopher R. Cooper deviated from a string of recent federal appeals court decisions in ruling that...
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