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On October 3, 2008, the Illinois General Assembly passed the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) to guard against the unlawful and illegal storing and collection of biometric information. After passing the law back in 2008, Illinois became the first state to regulate the collection of biometric information. Later, Washington and Texas passed similar laws. However, […]

Popular furniture and home interior improvement company Home Depot has been accused by several individuals of collecting the biometric data generated by its devices such as facial patterns, thumbprints, and handprints. The state of Illinois provides protections to citizens regarding the usage of their biometric data being used by others and especially by corporations. The […]

A BIPA Violation class action lawsuit was filed on Hilton Hotels over the improper utilization of biometric fingerprint technology or by the company. This BIPA Violation class action lawsuit was filed by the lead plaintiff in the situation namely Taylor B., she was formerly employed by Hilton Hotels management as a housekeeper. The plaintiff mentions […]

It is widely believed that mail solicitations are fraudulent, misleading, and causing consumers to pay inflated rates for insurance coverage that isn’t even needed. Now, attorneys have begun investigating whether class-action lawsuits can be filed or not for fraudulent Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Offers. What is going on? Reports have started to surface that […]

Thousands of people have filed Roundup lawsuits against Monsanto. Controversy does not seem to leave Monsanto alone. Especially after Bayer owned Monsanto last year, this German Chemical giant has lost three highly esteemed court cases over glyphosate’s possible link to cancer. Glyphosate is the primary suspected chemical which is thought to be carcinogenic.  According to […]

Pelvic mesh erosion is one amongst the foremost serious issues related to surgical mesh used for pelvic organ prolapse surgery and similar procedures. Increase in utilization of biomaterials, frequently non-absorbable lattices, brought about a drastic move-in surgical procedures, utilization of commercial units and productions in the ongoing time. The negligible intrusiveness and accessibility of packs brought about a considerable increment in the quantity […]

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