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CareFirst makes final push for Supreme Court to hear breach case

Maryland-based CareFirst has filed a final appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that without a high court review, companies in every sector will face a “flood” of data breach lawsuits in the future. The appeal stems from a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia in August that allowed the 1.1 million members impacted by CareFirst’s data breach in 2014 to pursue a lawsuit against the company. CareFirst argues that if the decision is allowed to stand, any victim of a data breach could sue a company, even without suffering any harm.

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