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Kenneth Canfield (from left), Amy Keller and Norman Siegel lead counsel for the consumer plaintiffs in the Equifax consumer class action lawsuit brought against Equifax for their data breach. (Photo: John Disney/ALM) Kenneth Canfield (from left), Amy Keller and Norman Siegel. (Photo: John Disney/ALM)

Lawyers representing the class of 147 million people whose personal information was compromised in a 2017 Equifax data breach are asking a federal judge in Atlanta to give final approval to a $1.4 billion settlement agreement, contending it exceeds the value of all previous consumer data breach settlements combined.

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R. Robin McDonald

Daily Report reporter R. Robin McDonald's journalism career includes stints as a staff writer at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Wichita Eagle, and The Anniston Star and as a trial tracker at CourtTV and CNN. She is the author of two true crime books -- Black Widow: The True Story of the Hilley Poisonings and Secrets Never Lie: The Death of Sara Tokars.

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