Lawmakers Looking at Changing Illinois Biometric Privacy Law

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Melissa Siebert was quoted in a Washington Examiner article discussing the significant increase of BIPA lawsuits after an Illinois Supreme Court ruling which stated that a plaintiff may follow a lawsuit under BIPA without proving they were monetarily harmed. “There have been more than 1,000 BIPA actions filed in federal court since mid-2017,” said Melissa. “In the last six months alone, there have been 239 new BIPA class-actions filed.”

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