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Federal Court: motion to dismiss data breach class action against Sony Pictures Entertainment passed
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

The US District Court for the Central District of California has accepted, in part, the motion to dismiss a data breach class action against Sony


Court finds lost revenue not compensable under CFAA
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2015

The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California also ruled that lost business resulting from a former employee's theft of information


Courts restrict ability of customers and employees to sue companies following a data breach, but risks of other liabilities remain
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

Among the multitude of unpleasant issues facing a company whose network has been breached is potential liability to customers and employees whose


Court refuses to recognize negligence claim for data breach
  • Berger Singerman LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, so far in 2015, 380 data breaches have occurred in the United States, exposing more than 117 million


Data breach case survives Rule 12 Sony employee negligence claims still kicking
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

A familiar refrain of some corporate clients discussing data breaches is: "We're not a health care company. We also don't process customer credit


Leclairryan's accountant and attorney liability newsbrief- Summer 2014
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has held the Commonwealth may not compel a law firm to produce its client’s cell phone pursuant to a grand


Illinois Appellate Court finds non-injured plaintiffs lack standing to pursue claims for technical violations of state consumer protection statutes
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

In Maglio v. Advocate Health and Hosps. Corp., 2015 IL App (2d) 140782-U (Ill. App. Ct. June 2, 2015), the Illinois Appellate Court was asked to


Deflategate and e-discovery
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

What rights of access do employers have to employee private text messages on employee cell phones? Are there steps employers can take to enhance


Employees can’t sue hospital for negligence, breach of contract, after personal data breach
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

In a favorable decision for defendants in data breach litigation, the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County held that the economic


Employees who suffer only economic losses from a data breach cannot sustain a negligence claim against their employer
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

Creating a private cause of action in negligence for data breaches could result in the filing each year of possibly hundreds of thousands of lawsuits