SD Calif. Dismisses Data Security Breach Class Action Against Mortgage Company

Christopher P. Hahn. writes:

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California recently dismissed a consumer’s putative class action lawsuit against a mortgage lending and servicing company for purported damages sustained as a result of a security breach wherein his personal information was compromised, and the hackers attempted to open credit cards in his name.

Although the Court previously concluded that the consumer had standing to bring his claims under Article III of the Constitution, it held that the consumer failed to state causes of action for negligence and violations of various California laws.

A copy of the opinion in Razuki v. Caliber Home Loans, Inc. is available at:  Link to Opinion.

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