Enforcement + Litigation

A December 2021 breach of Lakeview Loan Servicing’s customer data has led to another proposed class action against the company in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. The breach affected the personal information of more than 2.5 million customers.

Plaintiffs Anthony Teresa Oglesby allege that their names, addresses, loan numbers, and

In the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California last week, SuperCare Health, Inc. was hit with another proposed class action based on a data breach that allegedly compromised the personal and health information of over 300,000 current and former patients. SuperCare Health is a respiratory-care provider.

Lead plaintiff, Hamid Shalviri, alleges that

Plaintiffs filed suit in the District Court for the District of Delaware against Shopify Inc. and TaskUs Inc., alleging that the companies failed to implement measures to prevent a data breach that resulted in a breach of their personal information and cryptocurrency portfolios.

The breach occurred in 2020 and affected Leger SAS cryptocurrency hardware wallets,

Insurance Technologies Corp. faces a class action in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas for a 2021 data breach. Plaintiffs alleged that Insurance Technologies failed to adequately protect and secure customer information, which resulted in unauthorized access to names, addresses, telephone numbers, driver’s license numbers, Social Security numbers, dates of birth,

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a press release on March 15, 2022, stating that it was taking action against CafePress “over allegations that it failed to secure consumers’ sensitive personal data and covered up a major breach” by filing a complaint against Residual Pumpkin Entity, LLC formerly d/b/a/ CafePress and PlanetArt, LLC d/b/a CafePress.

Kronos, Inc., has agreed to (and a federal judge has preliminarily approved) a $15.3 million settlement to resolve claims that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) by collecting biometric information from thousands of workers through its time clock that uses fingerprints for timekeeping. 

The plaintiffs filed a class action suit against Kronos

In a class action lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Clearview Al Inc. faces allegations that it uses facial recognition technology that violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint alleged that Clearview scraped over three billion images from various social media platforms and other online

In a recent report by the Association of Corporate Counsel, a survey of chief legal counsels provided confirmation of what we’ve been saying for a while: expectations of increased regulatory enforcement, and privacy and cybersecurity are driving organizations to dedicate more efforts to compliance. In fact, 64 percent of those surveyed responded that they expected