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Anthem facing class-action lawsuits in wake of breach

justice02_25965964 [1]Anthem subscribers are rallying together to file lawsuits in response to the cyberattack on the insurer that exposed the PHI of 80 million current and former Anthem subscribers, according to the Times Union. [2]

Subscribers filed class-action lawsuits against Anthem in Alabama, California, Georgia, and Indiana. Each lawsuit seeks more than $5 million in damages.

Anthem set up a website [3] that includes a letter from President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph R. Swedish and frequently asked questions [4] about the breach.

Click here for more information. [5]