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No Injury? No Problem: Mere Risk Of Identity Theft Can Establish Standing
Standing requirements have forced many a data breach action to stand down. Can a plaintiff have a claim (and on behalf of a massive class) ...
United States
5 Apr 2018
California Court Allows Retailers To Collect Zip Code Data
Who would have thought zip codes could cause so much of a fuss? Retailers and restaurants know, because scores of them have been sued in class actions throughout California on the dubious theory that recording a customer's zip code at the point-of-sale violates California law.
United States
29 Dec 2008
Prop 64 Test Case Decided in California Supreme Court
In a decision intended to curb abuses of California’s consumer protection laws and the first judicial test of Proposition 64 standards for consumer class actions, California’s Supreme Court has handed down a long-awaited ruling holding that voter-approved changes to the state’s Unfair Competition Law apply to all cases, not just those that were recently filed.
United States
10 Aug 2006
Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 Senate Bill S.5
The United States Senate overwhelmingly passed the Class Action Fairness Act, Senate Bill 5 (S.5), on February 10, 2005. Thirty-three senators, including Republicans and Democrats, co-sponsored the bill. The United States House of Representatives (which passed a similar bill by a wide margin last year) is likely to pass this bill or a substantially similar bill this week. President Bush is expected to sign the bill into law.
United States
15 Feb 2005
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