First data breach case granted standing in Pennsylvania

Hanna Nakano reports:

Standing has been found for the first time in a data breach case in the State of Pennsylvania.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania found standing in claims of injury as a result of data breach in Enslin v. Coca Cola. This is the first time a federal court in the state has moved a data breach class action beyond the motion to dismiss stage, according to attorney Katie Sluss of Cozen O’Connor.

Sluss, who studied Enslin, told the Pennsylvania Record moving forward, she thinks this case will affect future plaintiffs who file data breach cases.


I didn’t realize that this was the first time any data breach case in Pennsylvania made it past a motion to dismiss for lack of standing.

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