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Supreme Court extends filing deadline for CareFirst customers in landmark data-breach case

December 05, 2017 |
Rick Weber
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Lawyers representing a class-action lawsuit against healthcare giant CareFirst have been granted an extension to Jan. 2 for responding to the company's petition that the Supreme Court overturn a circuit ruling that victims of a data breach need only show the potential for harm in seeking compensation.

The landmark case, if accepted by the Supreme Court, would be the first data-breach dispute to be heard by the high court, and could lead to more class-action lawsuits against corporate mangers who...

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