CareFirst makes final push for Supreme Court to hear breach case

Jessica Davis reports:

Maryland-based CareFirst has filed a final appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its data breach case, arguing that without a high court review, companies in every sector will be hit with a “flood” of data breach lawsuits in the future.

The appeal stems from a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia in August that allowed the 1.1 million members impacted by CareFirst’s data breach in 2014 to pursue a lawsuit against the company.

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