STORY FROM: MDL Mass Tort & Class Action Monitor
Plaintiffs Ask JPML to Create MDL Docket for Capital One Data Breach Claims
July 31, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– Plaintiffs with claims pending against Capital One for its recently announced data breach that affected more than 100 million people have asked the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to create a national coordinated multidistrict litigation docket for the claims.
The petition was filed July 31 with the JPML, contending that, since Capital One announced the data breach two days prior, five complaints have been filed in federal court.
On July 29, Capital One announced that at least 140,000 Social Security numbers, 80,000 bank account numbers and all the information that the defendant “routinely collects at the ...