Lawyers representing three Native American tribes have filed a motion to create a separate discovery track in the Equifax data breach litigation for Indian tribal governments.

The motion, filed on Friday, mimics a landmark amicus brief by 448 tribes opposing dismissal of lawsuits brought by Native American tribes over the opioid crisis. In fact, two of the lawyers who filed the Equifax motion signed the brief in the opioid case, in which a federal judge in Ohio has allowed cases brought by tribal governments to proceed separately from the cities and counties suing opioid companies.

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