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The Gori Law Firm’s, D. Todd Mathews Filed Suit Against Equifax For Massive Data Breach

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Edwardsville, Ill., Sept. 19, 2017The Gori Law Firm announced today that partner D. Todd Mathews filed suit in the Eastern District of Missouri Federal Court against Equifax for the massive data breach that occurred on July 29, 2017. On Sept. 7, 2017, it was reported that highly sensitive personal information of more than 143 million Americans had been hacked. Thereafter, Equifax attempted to have consumers enroll in a credit monitoring program which required the consumer to accept Terms and Conditions waiving their right to bring a class action lawsuit and requiring them to participate in binding arbitration.

“While class action lawsuits have gotten a bad reputation, this data breach highlights the very necessity of such lawsuits. A single consumer often does not have the financial wherewithal to file an individual suit against a large company. This would require the consumer to pay thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars in attorney fees and expenses to hold a multi-billion dollar company responsible for such a breach,” said Mathews. “Consumers having the right to join together in a lawsuit to pursue justice for the good of everyone affected is the only way to balance the scales of justice and hold the companies liable.”

At The Gori Law Firm, Mathews is head of the firm’s Mass Tort and Class Action Litigation Departments.

About The Gori Law Firm

The Gori Law Firm was formed in 2008 by Randy Gori and Barry Julian and since has recovered more than $3 billion in compensation for those suffering as a result of asbestos exposure. Serving clients throughout the United States, the firm has offices in Edwardsville, Ill., St. Louis, New York, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Washington, D.C. and Orlando. Although the attorneys at The Gori Law Firm concentrate on asbestos-related injuries, they also handle catastrophic injury cases, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation and occupational disease injury matters. For more information on the areas of law practiced by the attorneys at The Gori Law Firm, or to contact an attorney at the firm, visit http://www.gorijulianlaw.com or call toll free at 888.362.6890.