Anthem, Insureds Argue Whether Data Breach Suit Should Be Dismissed

Mealey's (January 21, 2016, 12:57 PM EST) -- SAN JOSE, Calif. — In respective reply briefs filed Jan. 19, Anthem Inc. and related insurers argue in support of their motions to dismiss a putative class action over a January 2015 breach of Anthem’s network, asserting that the plaintiffs did not adequately specify the allegedly breached contractual provisions (In Re: Anthem Inc., Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, No. 5:15-cv-02617, N.D. Calif.).

(Anthem’s reply available. Document #97-160128-010B. Non-Anthem defendants’ reply available. Document #97-160128-011B.)

Data Breach

Anthem announced Feb. 4, 2015, that its database had been breached,...
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