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Class Action Suit against Premera Insurance

KANTROWITZ GOLDHAMER & GRAIFMAN, P.C. (“KGG”) has filed suit against Premera Blue Cross regarding a serious security data breach, confirmed by the company in May 2014. This breach exposed financial and medical information for over 11 million customers. The breach allowed access to customers’ claims data, clinical information, banking and social security numbers, birth dates and other private information. The reported breach is a result of a massive, sustained hacking of Premera’s computer systems. The alarming part of this cybercrime/breach is that customers were not told about it until six weeks after the health insurer discovered it. Due to Premera’s insufficient security system and negligent behavior, customers have been affected worldwide, therefore, we have decided to pursue class action litigation to hold the insurer accountable for this breach of private information. Our main allegations in the data breach class action lawsuit are that the company failed to protect its customers,…
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Gary S. Graifman Set to Speak at the Event of the Year for New Jersey Legal Professionals

Gary S. Graifman, who heads the class action practice at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, is set to be a featured speaker at the NJ State Bar Association Annual Meeting on May 14, 2015 at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Mr. Graifman will address “Latest Developments in Class Action Litigation.” As part of the class action panel, he will touch upon cyber security data breach class actions, including the Target data breach class action, Home Depot data breach class action and the various medical data class actions involving Anthem Healthcare and Premera Healthcare. The NJSBA’s May meeting in Atlantic City is expected to be one of the largest gatherings of legal professionals, in all of 2015. In attendance, there will be over 2,700 judges, paralegals, attorneys, law clerks and legal administrations drawn from all areas of law. In addition to Mr. Graifman, there will be…
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