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Forward Air Ransomware Attack and Data Breach Class Action

Forward Air Corporation offers trucking and freight logistics with its more than 4,300 employees. The complaint for this class action points to a ransomware attack and data breach and alleges that Forward Air did not have in place adequate or reasonable security procedures to protect the personally identifiable information (PII) of its current and former  Read more

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Educational Credit Management Call Recording Without Permission CIPA Class Action

The Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) services student loans. In the course of its work, it talks to many Californians on their cell phones. The complaint for this class action alleges that ECMC records all of these conversations, even if it does not have these persons permission to do so, and so violates of the  Read more

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JB Hunt Job Applicant PII Compromised in Data Breach Class Action

Companies don’t just maintain the personal identifiable information (PII) of their employees; they often keep similar information on job applicants, even when the applicants don’t get the position. The complaint for this class action alleging that J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. kept such information on job applicants and then did not adequately protect it, leading to  Read more

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Condé Nast Disclosure of Subscriber Information Indiana Class Action

Advance Magazine Publishers, Inc., which does business as Condé Nast, publishes some of the best-known magazines in the country, including GQ, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and Vogue. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the company makes money not just from selling subscriptions to these magazines; it claims it also sells the  Read more

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Hearst Corporation Disclosure of Subscriber Information Alabama Class Action

Hearst Communications, Inc. sells subscriptions to its many popular magazines, including Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, and Esquire. But the complaint for this class action alleges that it makes money in another way: by renting, exchanging, or otherwise disclosing information about the subscribers to its magazines. The compliant brings suit under the Alabama Right of Publicity Act  Read more

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Rite Aid Data Breach Exposes Unencrypted Patient Information California Class Action

Companies have a responsibility to protect the private information that customers entrust to them. But Rite Aid Corporation also has the additional responsibility to keep private customers’ private medical information, says the complaint for this class action. The complaint brings suit under California’s Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), alleging Rite Aid failed to take  Read more

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Navistar Exposure of Employee PII and PHI Class Action

Navistar, Inc. failed to “secure and safeguard” the private and personal information of some 63,000 individuals, says the complaint for this class action. The data breach it experienced exposed the personally identifiable information (PII) and private health information (PHI) of its current and former employees and their dependents.  Read more

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Ancestry.com Disclosure of Genetic Information Illinois GIPA Class Action

What privacy rights do we have to our genetic information? Illinois has a Genetic Information Privacy Act (GIPA) that attempts to protect privacy rights in that area. The complaint for this class action alleges that Ancestry.com DNA, LLC has violated that law because it disclosed genetic information to Blackstone, Inc., a private equity firm that  Read more

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Best Buy Website [24]7 Data Breach Settlement

This settlement pertains to an incident in 2017, when [24]7.ai, Inc. suffered a data breach that may have exposed the payment card information and other personally identifiable information (PII) of customers who shopped on Best Buy’s website. A class action was filed alleging that [24]7 did not provide timely, accurate, and adequate notice of the  Read more

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Method Products Biometrics Used for Timekeeping Illinois BIPA Class Action

Method Products, PBC has a location in Illinois where the complaint for this class action alleges that employees had to have their fingerprint or fingerprints scanned by a biometric device for timekeeping purposes. The complaint claims that Method, in its process of collecting, using, and storing the fingerprints, fails to fulfill the requirements of the  Read more

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