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Newly Proposed Legislation To Restrict Biometric Privacy Class Actions In Illinois
Seyfarth Synopsis: Although the Illinois Supreme Court's recent decision in Rosenbach v. Six Flags may have upped the ante for employers facing litigation under the Illinois Biometric Information
United States
11 Apr 2019
Illinois Supreme Court Opens Floodgates For Damages In Class Actions Alleging Violations Of The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA")
The Illinois Supreme Court has held that a person need not have sustained actual damage beyond technical violations of BIPA, in order to pursue claims for damages.
United States
31 Jan 2019
Illinois' BIPA Statute – Finally Some Good News For Employers
As the number of class action lawsuits alleging violations of the Illinois Information Biometric Privacy Act ("BIPA")...
United States
4 Jan 2018
Illinois Appellate Court Turns The Tide In Favor Of Employers In Class Actions Brought Under The Illinois Biometric Privacy Act Alleging Mere Technical Violations
As the number of class action lawsuits alleging violations of the Illinois Information Biometric Privacy Act ("BIPA") has exploded in the last six months, defendants have been eagerly awaiting guidance ...
United States
27 Dec 2017
Employers Face Increased Risk Of FMLA Class Actions As Court Holds That FMLA Claims Are Appropriate For Class Certification Under Rule 23
recent decision has added to the chorus of courts recognizing that FMLA class actions must be pursued under Rule 23 and are often appropriate for class certification.
United States
17 May 2017
D.C. Court Certifies Three Classes In Race Discrimination Class Action Involving Criminal Background Policy
In a class action alleging that the criminal background policy of Washington D.C.'s local transit authority had a disparate impact on African-Americans, a federal district court recently certified three classes...
United States
19 Apr 2017
Employer Defeats Novel TCPA Class Action
The ruling ought to be required reading for corporate counsel in order to understand this emerging risk and to craft strategies to protect companies against such claims.
United States
10 Apr 2017
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