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Anthem agrees to $115M settlement over data breach - E-Discovery, Information Governance & Cyber Security Section News

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E-Discovery, Information Governance & Cyber Security Section News


Posted on: Jul 5, 2017

Anthem Inc. has agreed to pay $115 million to resolve consumer claims over a 2015 cyber-attack that compromised data on 78.8 million people, marking what attorneys in the case called the largest data-breach settlement in history.

The proposed accord, which would end class-action lawsuits filed in several states, requires approval from a federal judge in San Jose, California.  Anthem sells coverage under the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brand in 14 states.

Read the full article in The Indiana Lawyer here.

This article was submitted by Jonathan T. Armiger, Attorney at Law. If you would like to submit content or write an article for the E-Discovery, Information Governance & Cybersecurity Section page, please email Kara Sikorski at ksikorski@indybar.org.

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