Despite a previous 2013 Supreme Court ruling stating that plaintiffs must be at imminent risk of suffering a concrete injury to sue in federal court, data breach class action plaintiffs received new hope thanks to the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. This week, the 7th Circuit panel took the liberty of reinstating a data breach class action against retailer Neiman Marcus by stating that the theft of customer financial records was enough to permit federal trial. Before the 7th Circuit’s ruling, data breach class action plaintiffs faced a seemingly unconquerable hill due to a past Supreme Court ruling in ... Read More
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