Could CareFirst Data Breach Case Be Headed to Supreme Court?

Federal Court Grants Health Plan’s Petition to Appeal to High Court

Source: inforisktoday

Could the class action lawsuit filed against CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield after a 2014 cyberattack impacting 1.1 million individuals be the first data breach case headed to the Supreme Court? A recent ruling by a federal court makes that a possibility.

he U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Sept. 6 granted CareFirst’s request for a “stay” in the same court’s ruling last month that revived a class action suit against the health insurer. The “stay” allows CareFirst to file an appeal, asking the Supreme Court to review the case. More…

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