LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A customer has filed a class action lawsuit against Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., citing alleged breach of contract, breach of duty and negligence.
Kristin Baker filed the complaint on June 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, alleging that the defendant failed to protect the safety of its customers' personal information.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she was damaged from having her personal identity stolen after hackers accessed the restaurant chain's point-of-sale system and stole credit and debit card information. The plaintiff holds the defendant responsible for allegedly failing to provide adequate security to prevent the data breach.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendant, restitution and disgorgement, actual damages, compensatory damages, statutory damages, court costs and any further relief this court grants. She is represented by Tina Wilson of Ahdoot & Wolfson PC in West Hollywood, Calif.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California case number 5:17-cv-01134-JGB-DTB