In re Horizon Healthcare Services Inc. Data Breach Litig., ___ F.3d ___ (3d Cir. 2017).  [Dislcosure:  My firm, Lite DePalma Greenberg, LLC, is co-lead counsel for the successful plaintiffs in this appeal].  Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. (“Horizon”) provides health care insurance to millions of New Jersey citizens.  Horizon kept insureds personal identifying information on laptop computers. 

North Jersey Media Group Inc. v. United States, 836 F.3d 421 (3d Cir. 2016).  The 2013 closure of lanes at the George Washington Bridge, which led to extraordinary traffic backups in Fort Lee, has taken on the label of “Bridgegate” due to the involvement in the closure of persons highly placed in the Christie administration.  William Baroni and Bridget Kelly are about to go on trial on criminal charges in connection with Bridgegate.

The United

State Nat’l Ins. Co. v. County of Camden, 824 F.3d 399 (3d Cir. 2016).  The case underlying today’s 2-1 decision involved claims of legal malpractice.  The procedural history was a tortuous one.  Ultimately, applying a “strict” view of a number of rules of procedure, the majority (Judge Fisher authored the opinion, in which Judge Chagares joined) held that plaintiff insurance company’s appeal was untimely, coming as it did 62 days after pl