Judge Declines To Remand Data Breach Class Action Against Blue Cross

Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 4:33 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — Finding that Blue Cross of California presented plausible evidence to establish federal jurisdiction over a putative class action related to liability from a data breach, a California federal judge in a May 5 in chambers order denied the plaintiffs’ motion to remand to state court (Manuel Vasquez, et al. v. Blue Cross of California, et al., No. 2:15-cv-02055, C.D. Calif.).

(In chambers order available. Document #97-150521-046R.)

Data Breach

Tulare County, Calif., residents Manuel Vasquez and Bethany Noel are, respectively, a past and present...
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