Maryland Federal Judge Tosses Data Breach Suit Against Health Insurance Provider

Mealey's (May 31, 2016, 2:11 PM EDT) -- BALTIMORE — A Maryland federal judge on May 27 dismissed a class complaint filed against a health insurance provider following a data breach, finding that the plaintiffs failed to establish standing under Article III of the U.S. Constitution (Pamela Chambliss, et al. v. CareFirst, Inc., et al., No. 15-2288, D. Md.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 70096).

(Opinion available. Document #43-160603-014Z.)

CareFirst Inc. is a health insurance provider operating in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. On May 20, 2015, CareFirst announced that it had discovered...
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