Anthem Data Breach Class Actions Consolidated In Northern California
Mealey's (June 25, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT) -- MINNEAPOLIS — In a June 9 conditional order, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) ruled that the many existing claims against health care provider Anthem Inc., related to a January 2015 data intrusion, will be consolidated and transferred to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (In Re: Anthem Inc., Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, No. MDL 2617, JPMDL).
(Conditional transfer order available. Document #97-150625-013R.)
Expectation Of Confidentiality
Anthem announced Feb. 4 that its database had been breached, exposing its customers’ personally...