For those who have not been following the Plaid class action unfold, we previously covered it HERE and HERE. Soon after the class actions were consolidated last year, Plaid filed a motion to dismiss Plaintiffs’ Consolidated Class Action Complaint in September, 2020. Oral arguments were held in February of this year, and the Court

On February 25, 2021, Plaintiffs’ Motion for preliminary approval of a $92 million settlement was filed in the ongoing multidistrict litigation, In Re: Tiktok, Inc., Consumer Privacy Litigation (Case: 1:20-cv-04699).  Shortly after the filing of the motion, objections were filed regarding the basis and terms of the settlement.  After a hearing on March 3, 2021,

In the ongoing action related to Alphabet Inc.’s alleged monitoring and tracking of non-Google applications on Android devices, McCoy V. Alphabet, Inc. et al., No. 5:20-cv-05427, the Northern District of California recently granted Defendant a sweeping victory on most of Plaintiffs’ allegations, albeit with leave to amend.  In a 25-page order on Defendant’s motion to

As CPW readers know, when a furnisher of credit information receives notice from a credit reporting agency (CRA) that a consumer has disputed the accuracy or completeness of information that the furnisher provided, the furnisher must investigate the dispute, review all relevant information it received from the CRA, and report the investigative results to the

In Vaughn v. Grand Brands, LLC, No. 2:19cv596, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 176744 (E.D. Va. Sep. 25, 2020), a Fair Credit Reporting Act dispute, the Court was tasked with deciding whether Grand Brands LLC (“Defendant”) should be awarded reasonable expenses associated with a motion to compel directed at non-party Equifax Information Services, LLC (“Equifax”).

The CFPB has two upcoming public events you won’t want to miss.  On 15 September, the public can dial-in to the CFPB “listening session” where the CFPB “advisory committees will meet with the Bureau’s Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law to share recommendations on improvements to the current state of federal consumer protection

Kenn v. Eascare, Civil Action No. 20-cv-10070-ADB, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 158820 (D. Mass. Sep. 1, 2020) is a Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) standing case. Here, the Court concluded that a mere technical violation of the FCRA (specifically, the disclosure requirement) does not automatically confer standing. The Court also discusses Plaintiff Nicole Kenn’s

In Snider v. Heartland Beef, No. 4:20-cv-04026-SLD-JEH, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 152791 (C.D. Ill. Aug. 14, 2020), Plaintiff (a former Arby’s employee) filed a lawsuit against Heartland Beef (an Arby’s franchisee). In the lawsuit, Plaintiff alleged that Heartland violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) by “scanning and retaining employee fingerprints without informed