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Ballard Spahr LLP: 7th Circuit Green Lights Data Breach Class Action Against Neiman Marcus
Posted on 29 Jul 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Phillip N. Yannella, Daniel JT McKenna and Suzanne O. Lufadeju An increase in data breach class actions could be the result of a recent decision of the Seventh Circuit holding that allegations of future harm stemming from a data... Read More

DLA Piper: 7th Circuit: Victims Of Data Breaches Have Article III Standing To Litigate Class Action Lawsuits
Posted on 28 Jul 2015 by DLA Piper

By Amanda Fitzsimmons, Jim Halpert and Chelsea N. Mutual To date, an overwhelming majority of courts have dismissed data breach consumer class actions at the outset due to a lack of cognizable injury-in-fact, an essential element for standing under... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: Pennsylvania Data Breach Class Action Survives Motion to Dismiss
Posted on 7 Oct 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Daniel JT McKenna, Philip N. Yannella and Suzanne O. Lufadeju A federal judge in Pennsylvania has allowed a data breach class action against Coca-Cola and several bottling companies to proceed, finding that the plaintiff has Article III standing... Read More