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Mercedes Benz of Los Angeles Telemarketing Cell Calls Class Action

Consumers generally do not like telemarketing. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) attempts to protect consumers from unwanted calls or text messages, but some companies appear to ignore the law. The complaint for this class action claims that Lithia Motors, Inc., which does business as Mercedes-Benz of Los Angeles (MBLA), is one such company and  Read more

Privacy
Unsolicited Cell Phone Calls, TCPA, Failure to stop calling faxing or texting when requested
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Blackbaud Ransomware Attack and Data Breach Florida Class Action

In May 2020, a company called Blackbaud, Inc. suffered a ransomware attack and data breach of its systems. This class action has been filed on behalf of people whose information was exposed. Blackbaud managed the servers of schools, healthcare companies, nonprofits, and other organizations. The complaint claims that Blackbaud “secured the Private Information in a  Read more

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Your Privacy, Ransomware Attack, Failure to Inform Promptly of Data Breach, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
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Facebook Collects Instagram Facial Geometry Scans BIPA Class Action

Facebook, Inc. owns the Instagram social media platform. The complaint for this class action alleges, “Earlier this year Facebook agreed to pay $650 million to settle a class action that accuses the company of illegally harvesting the protected biometrics of users of its Facebook platform. As set forth below, Facebook also illegally harvests the protected  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, Taking/Storing/Using Biometric Data, BIPA, Biometric Data
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Capital One Repeated Credit Offers to Deceased Spouse FCRA Class Action

When a person’s spouse dies, does that person have the right to be left undisturbed by mail solicitations for credit cards for the deceased spouse? The complaint for this class action claims that the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Wisconsin statutory Right of Privacy, and common law all say yes. It brings suit against  Read more

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Your Privacy, No permissible purpose for request for report, FCRA
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PaperlessPay Corp. Data Breach of Payroll Information Class Action

PaperlessPay Corporation does payroll for other companies. The complaint for this class action alleges that PaperlessPay is responsible for a data breach it suffered, exposing the personally identifying information (PII) of employees for Prisma Health-Midlands (PHM) and other companies.  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
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TikTok Scans Facial Geometry Without Consent Illinois BIPA Class Action

TikTok, Inc. is one of the fastest-growing social media platforms in the US. The complaint for this class action brings suit against TikTok and its parent company ByteDance, Inc. for allegedly collecting storing, and using the biometric information and biometric identifiers of its users without the users’ knowledge or consent, in violation of Illinois’s Biometric  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, Taking/Storing/Using Biometric Data, Collecting Personal Data Without Notice/Consent, Biometric Data
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BetterDoctor, Quest Analytics Unwanted Faxes TCPA Class Action

Congress passed the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in 1991. It later amended it with the Junk Fax Prevention Act of 2005. These laws and their associated regulations forbid persons or entities from faxing (or having someone else fax on their behalf) advertisements to consumers without first getting the consumers’ express invitation or permission. This  Read more

Privacy
Unsolicited Faxes, TCPA, Failure to Provide Opt-Out Notice
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Ally Financial Repeated Calls to Relative’s Cell Phone TCPA Class Action

Is it lawful for a financial company to repeatedly call a person regarding a loan taken out by a family member? The complaint for this class action alleges that Ally Financial, Inc. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in refusing to stop calling a woman in regards to her brother’s alleged car loan.  Read more

Privacy
Use of Automatic-Capable Dialer, Unsolicited Cell Phone Calls, TCPA, Failure to stop calling faxing or texting when requested
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Humana EAP and Work-Life Services Junk Faxes TCPA Class Action

Dental and medical offices seem to be frequent recipients of junk faxes. This class action bring suit against Humana, Inc., which does business as Humana EAP and Work-Life Services Humana, claiming that its sending of junk faxes was a violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  Read more

Privacy
Unsolicited Faxes, TCPA, Failure to Provide Opt-Out Notice
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EasyCash ASAP Access to Personal Information Class Action

We’ve become used to seeing class actions suing businesses for inadequately protecting personal information. But what should be done about businesses that make customer information all too available to any random person who fishes for it? This class action brings suit against ACQ Holdings, LLC—which does business under the names of Easy Cash ASAP, LLC  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information