Insurers beat file hacking claims from California law firm clients.

By Hailey Konnath (June 13, 2022, 10:39 p.m. EDT) — A California appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit alleging that three insurers hacked into a third-party system used by a law firm and stole thousands of workers’ compensation and personal injury records, agreeing that the complaint ultimately did not allege an actionable injury.

In an opinion released Friday, the three-judge panel said California residents Adela Gonzalez and Hector Casillas did not make a claim in their lawsuit accusing Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Insurance Co., Cypress Insurance Co. and Zenith Insurance Co. of having copied the electronic records of the litigation. . Specifically, Casillas and Gonzalez did not allege damage or disruption to the computer system, or injury to…

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