Heartland Payment Systems cites protection from economic loss doctrines in two states.
A federal judge has dismissed most of the complaints financial institutions, including credit unions, brought against Heartland Payment Systems for its January 2009 card data breach.
Judge gives plaintiffs until Dec. 23 to re-present some of the claims from the 2009 data breach.
Three law firms representing credit unions and other card issuers with litigation pending against Heartland Payment Systems are urging card issuers to reconsider signing on to the offer.
Three Houston law firms representing credit unions and other card issuers in litigation against Heartland Payment Systems over the firm's 2008 card data security breach have criticized a proposed settlement of those cases.