T-Mobile litigation over major data breach to proceed in Missouri

Sara Merken reports the latest update in litigation stemming from the T-Mobile breach disclosed in August that impacted 53 million consumers:

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has transferred a batch of lawsuits against T-Mobile US Inc over its recently disclosed data breach to a Kansas City, Missouri federal court.

The panel in a Friday order centralized the litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri. T-Mobile’s lawyers advocated for the venue in Sept. 14 filing.

There are at least 44 proposed class actions filed in courts across the country against T-Mobile over the incident, the panel said in the order.

Read more at Reuters.

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