BOSTON — An appeals court ruling last week will permit plaintiffs to seek some damages from Hannaford Bros. related to a data breach at the retailer in 2007 and 2008. A district court previously had dismissed all claims from a class-action suit arising from the data breach, but the three-judge appeals panel last week said certain negligence and implied contract claims could proceed, because mitigation costs “constitute a cognizable harm under Maine law,” according to the decision. Such ...
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