My colleague, Deborah Renner, breaks down the 7th Circuit decision in the Neiman Marcus data breach class action matter.
On July 20, 2015, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the district court’s dismissal of a data breach class action on standing grounds in Remijas v. Neiman Marcus Group, LLC , No. 14-3122, slip op. (7th Cir. July 20, 2015). In so doing, it added its voice to one of the most contentious frays in class action law today — do plaintiffs have standing to sue in the aftermath of a data breach when neither their financial information has been compromised nor their identities stolen? [Read more…]