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Another day, another data privacy litigation dismissed.  In this instance, the Eastern District of Louisiana rejected a plaintiff’s second attempt at pleading violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) in Hanberry v. Chrysler Capital, No. 21-397, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77478 at *1-*2 (E.D. La. Apr. 22, 2021).  Read on to learn more.

In a recent Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (“DPPA”), 18 U.S.C. § 2721, et seq. case, a federal court in North Carolina denied plaintiffs’ motion for relief after the Court entered summary judgment in favor of several law office defendants who sent advertisements marketing legal services.

In Hatch v. Demayo, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 55601

The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) continues to attract litigation, and the battle continues as to what allegations of a BIPA violation may proceed in the federal courts.   As you will recall, BIPA was enacted in 2008 to protect the privacy of personal biometric data.  Section 15(a) of BIPA requires a company to publicly

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) is a frequently litigated data privacy statute.  [Note: For more on the FCRA and what it requires, check out this overview].  In a recent litigation involving claims under the FCRA, the Court denied the defendant’s motion to dismiss.  The opinion is a reminder of the essential

The Northern District of Illinois recently declined to stay an action for declaratory relief relating to an insurance coverage dispute arising out of the ongoing Clearview litigation.  This was because, the court held, determination of whether an insurance policy applied did not require resolution of facts related to the policy holder’s alleged violations of