Exposing Private Information
The complaint for this class action alleges that Solara Medical Supplies, LLC did not take adequate care of customer information and suffered a data breach, exposing customers’ personally identifying information (PII), and then did not even reveal the breach until four months had passed.
What would you think if your two-way security system played horror movie music in your child’s room? And when she entered, a man’s voice said, “Hello there” and then began shouting racial slurs? The complaint for this class action alleges that certain of Ring, LLC’s security systems are vulnerable to takeovers by hackers, scaring people, enabling threats, and violating their privacy.
Data breaches have happened to everyone from major companies and hospitals to fast-food restaurants, and they are becoming an increasing headache for consumers who must deal with the ramifications. The complaint for this class action alleges that Wawa, Inc. should have taken better care of the personal and payment card information that was stolen in its recent data breach.
Many complaints in recent years have taken up the issue of data breaches. This one involves a ransomware attack. The complaint alleges that DCH Healthcare Authority, which does business as DCH Health System, did not take adequate steps to prevent the ransomware attack on its computer systems. The attack caused disruption to medical care and treatment as well as exposing private customer information to unauthorized third parties.
Wawa, Inc. has a chain of more than 750 convenience stores, over 500 of which also sell gasoline, located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Florida. The complaint alleges that the company failed to properly protect customer personal and payment information for these locations, resulting in the installation of malware on its customer payment systems.
Burgerville, LLC is settling two class actions combined into one about its recent data breach. The complaints alleged that Burgerville did not take adequate measures to safeguard customer information and that the company is therefore responsible for the data breach.
Macy’s, purportedly the world’s largest fashion retailer, has over 850 stores under brand names as Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s. Such a large entity is privy to an enormous amount of customer personal and card information from customers. This class action sues Macy’s, Inc., Macy’s Retail Holdings, Inc., and Macys.com, LLC for a failure to protect this information from an October 2019 data breach.
Hy-Vee, Inc. operates a chain of some 245 supermarkets and associated businesses in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The complaint for this class action alleges that Hy-Vee bears responsibility for a data breach that has exposed the information of a large number of customers.
Caremark, LLC, Fiserv, Inc., and Fiserv Solutions, LLC are settling a case that consolidated two class actions on the topic of health information privacy of certain participants in the Ohio Department of Health Drug Assistance Program (OhDAP).
Zappos.com, LLC is settling combined class actions alleging that it failed to adequately protect customer information, resulting in a data breach.