Stuart M. Gerson, a Member of the Firm in the Litigation and Health Care and Life Sciences practices, in the firm’s Washington, DC, office, was quoted in Law360, in “Pa. Appeals Court Won’t OK Medicaid Data Breach Class.” The article discusses a court decision favorable to firm clients in the health insurance industry. (Read the full version – subscription required.)
Following is an excerpt:
Stuart Gerson, an Epstein Becker Green attorney representing the insurers, told Law360 that he was pleased with the decision.
“It represents a strong stand by a Pennsylvania appellate court that an individual who cannot demonstrate actual harm is unable to represent a class, and that the idea of hypothetical harm is not sufficient grounds on which to sustain a class action certification,” Gerson said.