Eighth Circuit asks for additional briefing in Target data breach class action settlement

Jessica Karmasek reports:

A $10 million class action settlement stemming from a 2013 Target data breach — described as “unfair” by some — is again being looked at by a federal appeals court.

On Tuesday, the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Center for Class Action Fairness filed additional briefing in the case, as requested by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

The Eighth Circuit, earlier this year, sent the case back to a Minnesota federal district court to reconsider the objections of class member Leif Olson, who is represented by CEI, which appealed the original approval of the class action settlement.

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