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Circuit court overturns ruling, allows data-breach case against CareFirst to proceed

August 03, 2017 |
Rick Weber
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has ruled that CareFirst customers can proceed with a lawsuit against the major healthcare provider over a massive data-breach incident, rejecting a district court's dismissal of the case and finding that future injury was sufficient to allow the case to progress.

“The fact that plaintiffs have reasonably spent money to protect themselves against a substantial risk creates the potential for them to be made whole by monetary damages,” said the...

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