Class Action Over Insurer’s Stolen Laptops Dismissed For Lack Of Injury
Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 4:43 PM EDT) -- NEWARK, N.J. — In accordance with a previously issued opinion, a New Jersey federal judge on May 7 granted Horizon Healthcare Services Inc.’s motion to dismiss a putative class action against it pertaining to the theft of two unencrypted company computers, with the judge finding that the plaintiffs failed to plead the necessary injury to establish standing (In Re Horizon Healthcare Services Inc. Data Breach Litigation, No. 2:13-cv-07418, D. N.J.).
(Order available. Document #97-150521-053R.)
In November, two unencrypted laptops were stolen from the Newark...