Anthem, Blue Cross Defendants Seek Dismissal Of Data Breach Class Action

Mealey's (November 24, 2015, 1:31 PM EST) -- SAN JOSE, Calif. — In five motions to dismiss filed Nov. 23 in California federal court, Anthem Inc. and related entities seek dismissal of a class action over a January 2015 breach of its network, citing of standing, jurisdiction and failure to state a claim (In Re: Anthem Inc., Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, No. 5:15-cv-02617, N.D. Calif.).

(Anthem’s dismissal motion available. Document #97-151224-005M.)

Data Breach

Anthem announced Feb. 4 that its database had been breached, exposing its customers’ personally identifiable information (PII), including birthdates, Social...
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