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The Boston Herald reports that “nearly two dozen lawsuits arising from a data breach at Hannaford Bros. Co. are likely to be consolidated into a single class-action lawsuit, with two competing groups of law firms vying to lead the case.”

The security breach is believed to have potentially compromised more than four million credit and debit cards used at both Hannaford and Sweetbay stores, both of which are owned by Delhaize. According to the Herald, at least 22 lawsuits have been filed, and a panel of federal judges is expected to rule on how they can best be consolidated.
KC's View:
Any chance that as the two competing groups of law firms fight over which one gets to lead the case, it will have the same sort of impact as when matter meets antimatter?