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Pennsylvania High Court's Dittman Ruling Makes It Harder To Dismiss Data Breach Actions
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently held that employers have "a legal duty to safeguard" the personal data of their employees which is stored on internet-accessible computer systems and that the economic loss doctrine allows plaintiffs to recover purely pecuniary damages on a negligence claim "provided that [they] can establish the defendant's breach [of that duty]."
United States
2 Jan 2019
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Top SCOTUS Cases That Matter For Tech, Life Sciences And Games Industries – 2018 Term Preview
As the U.S. Supreme Court kicks off its 2018 term this week, it prepares to take up a series of firsts, including questions about the America Invents Act, securities fraud and privacy-related class action litigation.
United States
4 Oct 2018
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Biometric Data Privacy Act Class Action Dismissed For Lack Of Actual Injury
A federal district court in the Northern District of Illinois dismissed a putative class action alleging violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act ...
United States
23 Aug 2018
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Appellate Court Joins Growing Chorus Finding That Procedural FACTA Violations On Their Own Are Insufficient For Standing
In keeping with its recent decision in Bassett v. ABM Parking Services, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held in Noble v. Nevada Checker Cab (March 9, 2018) that alleged procedural violations...
United States
15 Mar 2018
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Appellate Court Finds Risk of Identity Theft Sufficient to Establish Standing, Circuit Split Worsens
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has found that allegations of a future risk of identity theft resulting from a data breach are sufficient to establish standing.
United States
13 Mar 2018
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Allegations Of Procedural Biometric Data Privacy Violations Not Enough For Class Action, Says Appeals Court
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Nov. 21, 2017, affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action alleging violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act ...
United States
30 Nov 2017
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Top SCOTUS Cases Tech Companies Should Watch – Fall 2017 Preview
The upcoming U.S. Supreme Court term promises to be a big one, featuring a patent case that could be a game changer for many clients and a host of other cases that may affect how tech...
United States
9 Oct 2017
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Eighth Circuit Holds Data Breach Plaintiffs Must Allege Actual Injury To Establish Standing
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit held that allegations of a future risk of identity theft resulting from a data breach are not sufficient to establish standing.
United States
13 Sep 2017
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The Fourth Circuit Finds No Article III Injury In Fair Credit Reporting Act Case
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held that the plaintiff's allegations that Experian denied him access to information to which he was entitled under the Fair Credit Reporting Act...
United States
24 May 2017
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Second Circuit Limits Standing To Bring Data Breach Class Actions
This week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an important decision in Whalen v. Michaels Stores...
United States
11 May 2017
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Litigation Alert: The Eighth Circuit Expands Standing To Sue For Violations Of Privacy Policies For Paid Services
The Eighth Circuit expanded standing to bring privacy policy violations claims but limited the definition of personal information in affirming the dismissal of a class action complaint...
United States
31 Aug 2016
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