As customers continue to file lawsuits against the convenience store chain Wawa over a data breach it experienced last year, credit card companies have begun filing class action lawsuits of their own over the hack that exposed payment card information from users at potentially all of the company’s locations.

Since January, attorneys from the Pittsburgh data privacy boutique Carlson Lynch have filed three class action lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, alleging that the Delaware County, Pennsylvania-based company negligently failed to protect its payment card data. In their complaints, the plaintiff-companies, Inspire Federal Credit Union, First Choice Federal Credit Union and Greater Cincinnati Credit Union, argued that they hold the ultimate burden of resolving the problems that Wawa consumers may now face.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]