Motion To Dismiss Partially Granted, Partially Denied In Data Breach Class Suit

(August 4, 2016, 11:37 AM EDT) -- PORTLAND, Ore. — A class of consumers suing a health care benefits provider over a data breach must clarify and replead several fraud-based and contract-based claims if they wish to proceed with them, an Oregon federal judge ruled Aug. 1, granting in part and denying in part a motion to partially dismiss the suit (In Re: Premera Blue Cross Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, No. 15-2633, D. Ore.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 100198).

(Opinion available. Document #43-160805-032Z.)

On March 17, 2015, Premera Blue Cross, a health...
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