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California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") Amendments One Step Closer To Passage
The bills are now headed to the Committee on Appropriations for a vote. Any bills amended by the Senate will need to return to the Assembly for a vote and a possible reconciliation.
United States
30 Jul 2019
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Another State Passes Law To Protect Consumer Data
States are taking online consumer protection into their own hands given a perceived lack of sufficient protection at the federal level. Maine now has jumped in.
United States
24 Jun 2019
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Will California Consumers Share In Wealth From Their Online Data?
Technology companies collect all sorts of data on their users. The terms of service located on their web sites spell out for users the types of data collected and how that data will be used.
United States
28 Feb 2019
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Ninth Circuit Holds That Employers Conducting Applicant Background Checks Must Use A Separate Form For Each Applicable Law Requiring Disclosures
For this reason, the court clearly held that each required disclosure should only contain the information explicitly required by that statute.
United States
18 Feb 2019
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FCC Creates New TCPA Safe Harbor For Inadvertent Calls To Recycled Phone Numbers
Callers—often businesses—face the inconvenience of not being able to reach the intended recipient when the recipient's telephone number was disconnected and then reassigned to another telephone subscriber
United States
3 Jan 2019
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HHS Secretary Suggests Listing Drug Prices In TV Ads Will Curb Consumer Costs
On October 15, 2018, in a continued effort to address rising drug costs, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar proposed that pharmaceutical companies be required
United States
18 Oct 2018
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California Passes Nation's Strictest Data Privacy Law
On June 28, 2018, California passed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), establishing the strictest data privacy law in the United States.
United States
13 Jul 2018
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Fairness When It Comes To Consumer Reviews
As you enter the new year of 2018, you probably are planning to eat at restaurants, stay in hotels, visit doctors and other professionals, and shop online and in stores.
United States
11 Jan 2018
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Senate Strikes Down The CPFB Prohibition On Class Action Waivers
On Tuesday, Oct. 24, , the U.S. Senate voted 51-50 to strike down a rule issued by the CFPB that prevented banks, educational institutions and other businesses from including arbitration clauses...
United States
30 Oct 2017
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Applying Contractual Principles In Pa. Unfair-Trade Claims
Claims against insurers under Pennsylvania's Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law (UTPCPL) occupy a unique place in its jurisprudence.
United States
24 Aug 2017
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Are You Dealing With A Real Person Or AI?
Perhaps you saw the movie "Ex Machina" a couple years ago. In that movie, a male internet coder was drawn into an unusual experiment, as he engaged with an Artificial Intelligence (AI)...
United States
29 Jun 2017
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When is an "Aggrieved Consumer" Not Aggrieved?
In 1981, New Jersey enacted the Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (the "TCCWNA"), N.J.S.A. §§ 56:12-14 to 12-18.
United States
8 Jun 2017
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Best Practices For Consumer Wearables & Wellness Apps
Last week the Future of Privacy Forum (FRF) issued "Best Practices for Consumer Wearables & Wellness Apps & Devices.
United States
22 Aug 2016
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Banks The Latest Targets In Website Accessibility Claims
In the past year, Carlson Lynch Sweet Kilpela & Carpenter LLP, which was responsible for filing hundreds of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ATM class action lawsuits nationwide, has filed dozens of ADA website lawsuits in federal district court in Pittsburgh and sent out hundreds of demand letters to retailers and other types of businesses.
United States
22 Aug 2016
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FDA Releases Draft Guidances On What Constitute "Essentially Copies" Of Commercially Available Or Approved Drug Products
Online retailers across the United States have one more issue to consider as they prepare for the next sale: a growing number of lawsuits under the New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA) alleging that standard online terms of service agreements on websites violate the New Jersey bar on deceptive notices.
United States
5 Aug 2016
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Calling Or Texting A Customer Or Patient? Federal Courts Address Prior Express Consent Under The TCPA
Federal courts are again addressing what constitutes a person's "prior express consent" to receive calls on a cell phone made by an automatic telephone dialing system under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
United States
2 Mar 2016
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Florida Second District Court Of Appeal Weighs In On Consumer Collection Practices Laws
Many states have enacted consumer collection practices laws that impose addition hurdles for lenders in their efforts to collect debts and foreclose mortgages.
United States
4 Feb 2016
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The Class Action Wave May Be Approaching
The CFPB recently announced that it was considering a rule that would ban consumer financial companies from using arbitration clauses in their customer agreements to block class action lawsuits.
United States
7 Jan 2016
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SCOTUS To Revisit Standing Challenge To "Zombie" Lawsuits
In the United States Supreme Court’s 2011 term, after briefing and oral argument in First Americans v. Edwards, the Court dismissed the writ as "improvidently granted."
United States
6 May 2015
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A Possible End To Pa. Court Split Over Economic Loss
Pennsylvania federal and state courts are split on whether the economic loss and "gist of the action" doctrines apply in claims brought under Pennsylvania's Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law.
United States
7 Oct 2014
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