Neiman Marcus Customer Card Data Breach Suit Given New Life

Margaret Cronin Fisk reports:

Neiman Marcus Group LLC must face a proposed class action in which the high-end retailer is accused of failing to protect customers from computer hackers who stole credit and debit card information, an appeals court ruled, saying a judge decided too soon that the victims didn’t have a case.

The decision reverses a September ruling by a Chicago federal judge who found the customers didn’t show they suffered concrete harm. The consumers sued Neiman Marcus for negligence, breach of contract and deceptive business practices.

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