LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles, California individual alleges his personal information was hacked after a data breach at a hotel chain.
Edward Feinstein, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed a complaint on April 20 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division against Four Seasons Hotels Limited and Does 1 to 10 over alleged violation of California Data Breach Act, negligence and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on June 6, 2017, information of customers of the defendants was collected by an unauthorized third party in a data breach. The plaintiff alleges his debit and credit card information was accessed by the hackers and he had to purchase credit and personal identity monitoring services.
The plaintiff holds Four Seasons Hotels Limited and Does 1 to 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to safeguard and protect customers' information and to timely and accurately notify them if their data had been breached and compromised.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks award of actual and compensatory damages, punitive and exemplary damages, award of costs of suit, litigation expenses, attorneys' fees, and for such other and further relief as the court may deem just and proper. He is represented by J. Paul Gignac of J. Paul Gignac in Santa Barbara, California and Bobby Saadian of Wilshire Law Firm in Los Angeles, California.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division case number 2:18-cv-03351-JFW-FFM