Target announced the compromise payment card information taken in-store between November 27 and December 15, 2013. Twelve putative class actions have been filed in federal courts arising from this announcement. Attached is a word cloud formed using those Complaints, excluding very common words. (Created using Wordle [].) Heading into 2014, Plaintiffs’ counsel seem to be pushing essentially the same buttons against Target that they did in 2007 in the litigation frenzy against TJ Maxx.  That situation cost the retail giant more than $250m.