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Capital One Credit Applicant Data Exposure Class Action

This class action brings suit against Capital One Financial Corporation, Capital One Bank (USA), and Capital One, NA for its recent data breach. Unlike other such cases, it centers on Capital One only and does not name any Amazon company as a defendant, even though the breach appears to have been perpetrated by a former  Read more

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Hy-Vee Gas Pumps, Restaurants, Drive Thrus Data Breach Class Action

Hy-Vee offers gas stations, restaurants, and what the complaint describes as “drive-through coffee shops.” Unfortunately, the company experienced a data breach this year, and the complaint for this class action alleges that the company failed to implement adequate security measures to protect customer information.   Read more

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Negligence, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information, Breach of Contract
Memorial Hospital at Gulfport

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport PHI and PII Data Breach Class Action

Yet another data breach has occurred—yet another one involving a medical facility and medical records. This class action brings suit against Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Foundation, Inc. alleging that the hospital (MHG) failed to properly safeguard patients’ personal health information (PHI) and other personally identifiable information (PII).  Read more

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Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information, Breach of Fiduciary Duty
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Doordash Data Breach of Customer and Driver Info Class Action

Doordash has now been added to the long list of companies that have been victims of data breaches in recent years. The complaint for this class action alleges that the incident exposed the confidential information of 4.9 million users and facilitators of its services; it also claims that Doordash failed to inform them promptly.  Read more

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Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
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Kentucky Counseling Center Data Breach by Employee Class Action

Data breaches seem to be happening anywhere and everywhere these days. This class action brings suit for a data breach against Kentucky Counseling Center, LLC, alleging that KCC failed “to properly secure and safeguard the personally identifiable information of its patients” and also for failing “to provide timely, accurate and adequate notice that such information  Read more

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Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
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Southwest Airlines Monitoring/Recording of California Calls Class Action

California has strong privacy laws in its California Invasion of Privacy Act (CIPA) which forbids the recording of calls without the consent of all parties to the call. The complaint for this class action alleges that Southwest Airlines Co. violates the law by regularly recording calls to and from its Rapid Rewards number.  Read more

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Your Privacy, Recording Calls Without Consent
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Home Depot Takes Images of Customer Faces BIPA Class Action

Illinois has a fairly simple Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), considering the risks involved in collecting and storing biometrics. Even so, the complaint for this class action alleges that the Home Depot, Inc. did not follow the requirements of BIPA in collecting and storing biometric information—no, not the information of its employees but of its  Read more

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Your Privacy, Taking/Storing/Using Biometric Data
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Carl’s Golfland Data Breach and Delayed Responses Class Action

Data breaches are becoming all too common these days, and consumers are expecting a certain standard of behavior to follow. The complaint for this class action alleges that Carl’s Golfland, Inc. experienced a data breach, and that it neither stopped the unauthorized access immediately nor informed customers promptly.  Read more

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Your Privacy, Failure to Inform Promptly of Data Breach, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
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Capital One, Amazon Web “Configuration Vulnerability” Data Breach Class Action

“A financial institution that purposefully collects and retains highly sensitive personal information must protect” that information. So says one of the introductory lines in the complaint for this class action. The topic is the Capital One data breach, which the complaint lays at the feet of Capital one Financial Corporation and Amazon Web Services, Inc.  Read more

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Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
Capital One Branch on City Street

Capital One, Amazon, and GitHub Defendants in Data Breach Class Action

When a massive data breach occurs, which parties bear responsibility? This class action looks at the recent Capital One data breach and names as defendants Capital One NA, Capital One Bank (USA), Capital One Financial Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Amazon Web Services, Inc., and GitHub, Inc.  Read more

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Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information