BIPA

The Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) requires organizations to acquire consent prior to collecting a person’s biometric data for commercial purposes.

 

Law firm adds more biometric privacy litigators to address uptick in Illinois BIPA lawsuits

Shook, Hardy & Bacon, a U.S. law firm with twelve offices in the United States and London, this week announced…

 

Three new BIPA lawsuits over biometric time and attendance systems

Proposed class action lawsuits have been filed in Cook County Circuit Court against Enova Financial Holdings Inc., DaBecca Natural Foods…

 

Law firm rolls out BIPA sub-practice to focus on Illinois’ biometric privacy law claims

Lewis Brisbois has formed a new BIPA sub-practice within its Labor and Employment Practice that will focus on claims relating…

 

Aviation company sued under BIPA for biometric collection procedure violations

A class action lawsuit has been filed in Cook County Circuit Court by a former employee of Swissport USA accusing…

 

Dismissed biometric privacy suit against Google appealed and filed in state court

A recently-dismissed lawsuit filed against Google under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) has been given new life by the…

 

Proposed NYC biometric data privacy law could lead to deluge of lawsuits

Legislators in New York City are expected to consider a bill this year which would amend municipal laws to include…

 

Biometric data collection regulation proposed in Arizona House

Another U.S. state is considering major new regulatory rules that would make it illegal for businesses to use biometric data…

 

Illinois Supreme Court rules against Six Flags in landmark biometric privacy case

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled against Six Flags in a landmark Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) case which could…

 

Insurer claims policy excludes Illinois biometrics lawsuit

An insurance company has asked an Illinois state judge to declare it not responsible for covering a grocery store chain…

 

Google biometric privacy suit dismissed for lack of injury

A lawsuit against Google under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) has been dismissed for failing to meet the “concrete…

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