Schnuck Grocery Chain Loses Bid To Toss Data Breach Suit

Law360, New York (August 27, 2015, 8:57 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Thursday denied a bid by midwestern grocery chain Schnuck Market Inc. to escape a lawsuit brought by more than 200 customers affected by a 2012 data breach, saying the plaintiffs have clearly alleged they’ve already suffered economic harm from the breach.

U.S. District Judge Michael J. Reagan rejected Schuck’s argument that the plaintiffs’ allegations aren’t specific enough to satisfy the requirements of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The judge ruled that the plaintiffs’ complaint plausibly alleges that they suffered damages...
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