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In a surprise move last week, the Eleventh Circuit vacated its prior ruling in Hunstein but nevertheless doubled down on in a decision that will continue to allow the new wave of claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) to continue in federal courts.  Read on to learn more and what it

Earlier this week, in the context of a data incident involving a health care company, an Arizona federal court determined that plaintiffs had Article III standing but then went on to dismiss plaintiffs’ claims for failure to state a claim, although it granted plaintiffs leave to amend.  Griffey v. Magellan Health, 20210 U.S. Dist. LEXIS

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

BREAKING: Sixth Circuit in Sonic Data Breach Litigation Denies Request to Appeal District Court’s Certification of Class, Dismissing Sonic’s Self-Identification and Standing

Just a couple weeks ago, we reported on another case from the Eastern District that dismissed a FDCPA case for lack of standing post-TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez, 141 S. Ct. 2190 (2021). Another recent decision from the same court (different judge) shows, yet again, that Ramirez has teeth.  In Grauman, No.

As data privacy litigators continue to digest the Supreme Court’s ruling last Friday in TransUnion, you can  check out what CPW’s Kristin Bryan had to say to Bloomberg Law about what it means going forward.  You can see her remarks and read the complete article here: Supreme Court’s TransUnion Ruling Curbs Consumer Privacy Claims

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

BREAKING: Supreme Court Limits Availability of Article III Standing in Data Privacy Litigations in Win for Defendants | Consumer Privacy World

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The Supreme Court has just issued a major ruling that is a significant win for defendants in data privacy and data breach litigations.  In Ramirez v. TransUnion, the Supreme Court reconsidered the question of what constitutes an “injury in fact” under Article III, five years after its significant holding in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins

Data privacy litigators have their eye on the Supreme Court going into the end of the month as we wait for the Court’s opinion in Ramirez v. TransUnion.  And when the decision is issued, CPW will be there in real time to fill you in.  In the meantime, below is a refresher of the facts

Here at CPW, we’ve covered many decisions addressing the need for Article III standing when pleading a claim in federal court. A recent decision out of the Seventh Circuit is the latest to affirm that requirement, this time under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”).

In Markakos v. Medicredit, Inc., No. 20-2351, 2021

Long-time readers of CPW will recall that we’ve previously covered In re Blackbaud, a data privacy multi-district litigation (“MDL”) currently pending in the District of South Carolina.  The defendant in the MDL is a cloud software company that suffered multiple ransomware attacks and data breaches between February and May 2020.  The plaintiffs are individuals