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2 Class Actions Filed In New York Federal Court Over Excellus Data Breach

(September 23, 2015, 11:11 AM EDT) -- ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Two putative class actions were filed Sept. 18 against Excellus Health Plan Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, alleging negligence in the health insurance provider’s failure to safeguard policyholders’ personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI) from a recently announced data breach (Matthew Fero, et al. v. Excellus Health Plan Inc., et al., No. 6:15-cv-06569; Nicholas Gilbert v. Excellus Health Plan Inc., No. 6:15-cv-06570; W.D. N.Y.).

(Fero complaint available. Document #97-150924-027C. Gilbert complaint available....
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