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August 15, 2017
Posted in  Privacy and Data Security

How a Potent Defense Can Stifle Data-Breach Lawsuits by Businesses

Consumers aren’t the only plaintiffs in data-breach litigation. Businesses sue, too. When they do sue, businesses can be strong plaintiffs. This is because, unlike consumers, businesses usually can establish standing, since they’re more likely to have suffered direct financial loses that can be readily identified.   This doesn’t mean, however, […]

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August 8, 2017
Posted in  Creditors Rights, Lender Liability, and Bankruptcy

Failure to Hold Back Settlement Funds Subject to a Medical Lien Can Expose an Insurer to Treble Damages

A court’s decision to impose liability for committing an unfair or deceptive trade practice in a particular case may have wide-ranging implications—even when the amount in dispute in the matter itself is relatively minor. Such is the case in Nash Hospitals, Inc. v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance, Co., a […]

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