Nationwide Tells 3rd Circuit Data Breach Class Claims Fail For Lack Of Injury

Mealey's (October 27, 2015, 10:52 AM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., whose network was compromised by hackers, told the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in an Oct. 22 appellee brief that the putative class claims brought against it by two policyholders under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) were properly dismissed because the plaintiffs failed to allege any violations of the act from the theft of their personally identifiable information (PII) in the data breach that was attributable to the insurer (Mohammad S. Galaria, et al. v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance...
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