Judge Dismisses Case Seeking Coverage For Assessments Stemming From Data Breach

Mealey's (June 7, 2016, 12:51 PM EDT) -- PHOENIX — An Arizona federal judge entered judgment in favor of a cyber security insurer on May 31 after ruling that coverage is excluded for a credit card association’s assessments and fees arising from a restaurant chain insured’s 2013 data breach (P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc. v. Federal Insurance Co., No. 15-01322, D. Ariz.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 70749).

(Judgment available. Document #13-160616-002Z. Order available. Document #13-160616-001R.)

Data Breach

On June 10, 2014, P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc. learned that computer hackers had obtained and posted...
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