Tag Archives: Ninth Circuit

Adidas Removes Putative Class Action Suit Arising Out of the Data Breach Announced Earlier this Year

On June 28, 2018, Adidas released a statement announcing that it recently “became aware that an unauthorized party claims to have acquired limited data associated with certain Adidas consumers.” Adidas believed the breach was limited to contact information, usernames and encrypted passwords, and not any stored credit card or fitness information, relating to millions of … Continue Reading

Win for businesses—for now: Supreme Court rules in favor of Spokeo in FCRA litigation

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in Spokeo Inc. v. Robins, marking a win for businesses—for now. In a prior post, we discussed Spokeo, Inc.’s (Spokeo) request to the Supreme Court to overturn the February 2014 ruling from the Ninth Circuit that revived the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) lawsuit filed against Spokeo … Continue Reading

TCPA class action against Sabre (Hawaiian Airlines) tossed out

Last week, the Ninth Circuit dismissed a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action against Sabre Inc. (Sabre) because the court determined that the lead plaintiff, Shaya Baird, had consented to receiving text messages by providing her phone number when she booked a flight with Hawaiian Airlines. Baird’s complaint alleged that Sabre sent her an … Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Spokeo v. Robins case will make waves in consumer class actions –one way or another

Back in early November of last year, Spokeo, Inc. (Spokeo) argued before the U.S. Supreme Court seeking to overturn a February 2014 ruling from the Ninth Circuit that revived the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) lawsuit filed against Spokeo by Thomas Robins.  Robins alleges that Spokeo violated the FCRA by falsely reporting his financial, marital … Continue Reading
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