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Data Breach Lawyer Interviews
July 25, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
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Dallas, TX So, imagine you are driving at 70 mph in your car when suddenly the windshield wipers go on, the entertainment system clicks on full blast, the horn is honking and the air conditioner starts blowing arctic cold air. Then suddenly you feel the brakes engage. The vehicle is coming to full stop with a freeway full of cars coming up fast in your rearview mirror.
Premera Data Breach Lawyer: Companies Must Face Consequences for Failing to Protect Identifying Information
July 10, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
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New York, NY When retail stores have suffered data breaches, the incidents have been big news, but data breaches at insurance companies can be even more harmful. Gary Graifman, partner at Kantrowitz Goldhamer & Graifman in charge of consumer class-action litigation, says Premera policyholders whose information was accessed in a recent data breach could be at risk of identity theft for a long period of time. Premera lawsuits have now been filed alleging, among other things, that the company was negligent in its handling of sensitive policyholder information, that it failed to follow the data breach notification laws it is subject to and that it violated consumer protection laws.