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Busy start to the year for BIPA could get busier with genetics lawsuits

The U.S. state of Illinois’ biometrics privacy law makes winners and losers in equal measure and today’s no different. Here…

 

Appellate court says insurers in BIPA case not liable; 2 more insurers file lawsuits

Court battles between defendants and their insurers in U.S. biometric data privacy cases are not common and don’t get the…

 

Rejecting BIPA settlement with Google, some plaintiffs regroup for new suit

Some plaintiffs who balked at the payout they would have received last year after winning a biometric privacy class action…

 

BIPA defendant ordered to produce per-scan damages data

By David J. Oberly, Biometric Privacy & Data Privacy Attorney In February 2023, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its decision…

 

Illinois Supreme Court holds BIPA health care exemption applies to employees

By David J. Oberly, Biometric Privacy & Data Privacy Attorney On November 30, 2023, the Illinois Supreme Court issued an…

 

Strategies for defending against the newest BIPA class action threat: Mass arbitration

By David J. Oberly, Biometric Privacy & Data Privacy Attorney For years, arbitration has offered businesses a lower-cost alternative to…

 

BIPA keeping courtrooms and lobbyists busy

A lobbying group widely considered a so-called Astroturf organization has posted its argument for ending the U.S. state of Illinois’…

 

Amazon loses dismissal bid in BIPA case, could face many more plaintiffs

A 2019 biometric privacy lawsuit in the U.S. against Amazon has just gotten more significant. A U.S. district judge last…

 

Key takeaways from recent BIPA biometric technology vendor decision

Despite the lack of a direct relationship with end users of their technology—making compliance obligations such as providing notice and…

 

Business group pitches BIPA reform while flow of new cases continues

A business advocacy group is calling for a landmark biometric privacy law in the United States to be amended to…

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