Damages From Hannaford Bros. Data Breach Dominate 1st Circuit Debate

Sheri Qualters writes:

A debate about the damages available to some to 4.2 million customers of the Hannaford Brothers Co. supermarket company whose financial information was compromised during a data breach dominated an oral argument at the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

The Sept. 8 hearing in Anderson v. Hannaford Brothers Co. concerned the appeal of a May 2009 order by District of Maine Judge D. Brock Hornby that rejected most of the plaintiffs’ claims.

Read about some of the exchanges between the judge and attorneys during oral argument on Law.com.

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