Case: Equifax

High Court To Mull Class Arbitration In Data Breach Suit

May 2nd, 2018

By Braden Campbell Law360 (May 2, 2018, 8:53 PM EDT) — The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided to wade into a data breach lawsuit that hinges on what arbitration agreements have to say for workers to be able to bring class arbitration claims, giving the justices a chance to clarify the high court’s 2010 Stolt-Nielsen […]

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How to Get In on a Class-Action Lawsuit Against Equifax

March 8th, 2018

Here’s some guidance on whether to be a part of the lawsuit or go solo. By EILEEN AMBROSE, Senior Editor If you’re upset about the Equifax data breach and want to get in on a class-action lawsuit against the company, you don’t have to do anything at this point. You—along with nearly 148 million others […]

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Critical Mass: CFPB Chaos | Hot MDL Prospects | Litigation Funding Dispute

November 29th, 2017

A standoff at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Plus, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation meets on Thursday in St. Louis—and there are some big cases on the agenda. By Amanda Bronstad | November 28, 2017 Welcome to Critical Mass, Law.com’s new briefing on class actions and mass torts. I’m Amanda Bronstad in Los […]

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Equifax Hit With Suit by 2 Vt. Women

November 23rd, 2017

By Mike Donoghue Valley News Correspondent Burlington — A Windsor County woman has filed a federal lawsuit against Equifax over its massive data breach that put private financial records in peril for at least 143 million Americans that had their personal information stolen during the summer. Shirley Cole, who has lived in Ascutney for several […]

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Two Vermont women file lawsuit against Equifax over data breach

November 15th, 2017

By: Lesley Engle BURLINGTON, Vt. – Two Vermont women have filed a lawsuit against Equifax over its massive data breach, attorneys say, that put their private financial records in jeopardy. Sandra Barrett, of Highgate Center, and Shirley Cole, of Ascutney, say since the breach this summer —both have spent time monitoring and protecting their credit […]

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RI woman sues Equifax over data breach

October 27th, 2017

By Susan Campbell WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) – A Warwick woman is suing Equifax over an unprecendented data breach that compromised the personal information of more than 145 million Americans. According to the class action complaint, Stephanie Wong is a victim of the breach. Wong’s identity has not been stolen, but Attorney Kevin Sharp, of Sanford […]

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Locals jump into Equifax class action fray

October 16th, 2017

Michael Schwartz Legal fallout from the massive identity data breach disclosed last month by consumer credit agency Equifax is beginning to find its way into Richmond. Two lawsuits, both seeking class action status, were filed in recent weeks in Richmond federal court against Equifax. They’re among hundreds of similar class action cases quickly filed in […]

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Attorney Wants Conn. Equifax Cases Consolidated in California

October 13th, 2017

As the attorney involved in more than 20 lawsuits against Equifax for data breach, Kevin Sharp wants the cases consolidated and to be heard in California where he says the judges have a unique knowledge of data breach suits. Robert Storace, The Connecticut Law Tribune A law firm that has filed more than 20 prospective […]

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2 Alaskans sue Equifax over massive data breach

October 10th, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – Two Alaska residents have joined a class action lawsuit against Equifax after learning they were among the more than 143 million Americans affected by the company’s recent colossal data breach. Terry Mead and Sean Adcock were named as plaintiffs in a near 40-page complaint against the major credit bureau dated Sept. […]

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Alleged Equifax breach victims seek restitution in class action suit

October 4th, 2017

by Louie Torres PITTSBURGH – An Erie man and a Fairless Hills woman have filed a class action lawsuit against Equifax Inc. and Equifax Credit Information Services Inc. over allegations the credit reporting agencies failed to take adequate steps to protect consumers’ personal information. Leslie Whipper and Roberta Serafine filed a complaint on behalf of […]

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