U.S. Supreme Court Watch: Whether to Resolve Circuit Split on Standing for Data Breach Plaintiffs
Jonathan (Yoni) Schenker and Craig A. Newman of Patterson Belknap write:
At its first conference this month, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether to weigh in on a Circuit split over standing to sue in the aftermath of a data breach.
In CareFirst, Inc. v. Attias, No. 17-641, CareFirst is petitioning the Court to review a decision from a federal appeals court in the District of Columbia which held that the healthcare plan’s customers had standing to sue for a data breach. This blog covered the DC Circuit’s decision in August.
Read more on Data Security Law Blog. And yes, this is a big one to watch, I think.