NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--If you made a purchase at a Jimmy John’s restaurant using your credit or debit card between July 30, 2014 and September 24, 2014, you may wish to participate in a class action lawsuit against the national sandwich chain Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches. The Rosen Law Firm, P.A. previously filed a class action lawsuit against Jimmy John’s in connection with a security breach that resulted in customers’ credit and debit card information being stolen by third parties. The Rosen Law Firm, P.A. recently filed an amended complaint in the action and is optimistic about the prospects of the case after the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a favorable decision to consumers seeking remedies in connection with the theft of their personal and financial information.
However, if you live in a state other than Arizona, you may end up not receiving any recovery from the current class action against Jimmy John’s because the current class action contains only a plaintiff from Arizona. The courts typically limit recovery only to those who reside in states in which there is a named plaintiff. To ensure that you are eligible to receive any recovery, should the action be successful, you may seek to become a plaintiff in the class action. This will also enhance the likelihood that all other affected consumers from the state in which you live are able to participate in any recovery.
The Complaint alleges that Jimmy John’s grossly inadequate information systems and network security oversight led to an ongoing pilfering of customer credit and debit cards by third party criminals. The Complaint further asserts that despite its awareness of the security intrusion and data theft on July 30, 2014, Jimmy John’s remained unlawfully silent for nearly two months until it disclosed the data breach on September 24, 2014.
The Rosen Law Firm seeks to represent affected customers in the 43 states in which Jimmy John’s has locations. Any potential recovery is unlikely unless an affected customer of each state seeks to bring claims against Jimmy John’s arising from the data breach. If you made credit or debit card purchases at the affected stores (a list of affected stores is available at http://www.rosenlegal.com/newsroom-72.html) or had unauthorized charges appear on your card after recently using your credit card or debit card at a Jimmy John’s location, and would like to participate in a class action lawsuit or discuss your rights at no cost to you, please contact Phillip Kim, Esq. or Christopher Hinton, Esq. of The Rosen Law Firm toll free at 866-767-3653 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
The Rosen Law Firm focuses its practice on complex class actions around the country.
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