Cedars-Sinai Shares Medical Information with Marketing Companies California Class Action

Cedars-Sinai Health System and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center are healthcare entities who operate a website and mobile app to communicate with around a million patients. But the complaint for this class action alleges that when patients take action on these sites, including entering what should be protected health information (PHI), the companies allow companies like Meta,  Read more

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Apple Collects Consumers’ Data Against Their Will Pennsylvania Class Action

In its second paragraph, the complaint for this Pennsylvania class action makes its allegations concisely, stating that “Apple unlawfully records and uses consumers’ personal information and activity on its consumer mobile devices and applications (‘apps’), even after consumers explicitly indicate through Apple’s mobile device settings that they do not want their data and information shared.”  Read more

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Even with Settings Off, Apple Collects Consumer Data Class Action

Apple, Inc. claims to respect individuals’ desire to keep their data private, purportedly offering them ways to turn off sharing on their iPads and iPhones. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Apple goes on to collect their information from those devices anyway.  Read more

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Meta Collection of HIPAA-Protected Information Class Action

Meta Platforms, Inc. has been under repeated investigation for its data-mining practices and its use of the private information of consumers without their consent or even their knowledge. This class action takes issue with a particular instance of this intrusion, that is, Meta’s alleged collection of information from communications between patients and medical providers—information that  Read more

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Facebook Meta Pixel Collection of HIPAA-Protected Data Class Action

Meta Platforms, Inc., formerly known as Facebook, Inc., offers something called the Meta Pixel that allows the company to track Facebook users when they are in places on the Internet other than the Facebook platform and gather information about them. The complaint alleges that as a part of this tracking, it is engaging in unlawful  Read more

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Rite Aid No-Consent Wiretapping of Website Visitors Class Action

Rite Aid Corporation maintains the website www.riteaid.com. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Rite Aid wiretaps all communications that take place with visitors to its website, which the complaint alleges is illegal under the California Invasion of Privacy Act (CIPA).  Read more

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Midland Credit Invasion of Debtor’s Privacy Texas FDCPA Class Action

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) regulates the actions of third-party debt collectors in trying to collect consumer debts. The FDCPA is meant, the law says, “to eliminate abusive debt collection practices by debt collectors” and to protect consumers from them. The complaint for this class action alleges that Midland Credit Management, Inc. has  Read more

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