Tag Archives: Data Privacy

Does the Workers’ Compensation Act Bar BIPA Claims? Illinois Supreme Court Will Weigh In

The Illinois Supreme Court recently agreed to hear an appeal of an Appellate Court’s decision addressing whether an employee’s claim for damages under Illinois’s Biometric Information Protection Act (BIPA) is preempted by the exclusivity provisions of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act (IWCA). Over the past few years. there has been a significant number of class … Continue Reading

Class Action Trends Report Summer 2019

Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics: Data privacy: The newest class action threat California Consumer Privacy Act The GDPR is the model State consumer privacy and security laws likely to proliferate Click … Continue Reading
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