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HTMLHome Depot Data Breach Litigation: Venue and Consolidation
Kevin M. McGinty; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014
Substantive litigation in the flood of lawsuits concerning the recent Home Depot data breach awaits a determination of where the cases will be heard. Numerous overlapping lawsuits have been filed in courts throughout the United States asserting claims on behalf of consumers and financial...

 

HTMLEven in Privacy Cases, Risk of Injury Does not Always Equal Injury
Kevin M. McGinty; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 18, 2014, previously published on July 16, 2014
It’s an ancient conundrum; if a tree falls in the forest, and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound? Privacy litigation may well offer the closest jurisprudential equivalent; if data is stolen, but no one does anything with it, has there been an injury? A recent Illinois state...

 

HTMLAggressive Liability Theory Does Not Eliminate Obstacles To Banks’ Claims In Target Data Breach Class Action
Kevin M. McGinty; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2014, previously published on April 11, 2014
The latest salvo in the Target data breach litigation is a class action brought by credit card issuing banks advancing a creative and somewhat misleading construction of the Minnesota’s Plastic Card Security Act. The banks allege that there was a violation of the statute’s prohibition...

 

HTMLDamages Issues Again Thwart the Bulk of Plaintiffs’ Claims in the PlayStation Network Data Breach Class Action
Kevin M. McGinty; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2014, previously published on January 23, 2014
In the latest chapter in the Sony PlayStation Network (“PSN”) data breach saga, a decision that issued on January 21, 2014 permanently dismissed all but a handful of the class action claims advanced in a 51 count complaint. Plaintiffs, representing a putative nationwide class of PSN...

 

HTMLOn The 11th Day of Privacy, Class Counsel Served On Me......
Kevin M. McGinty; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 3, 2014, previously published on December 23, 2013
When asked why he robbed banks, the notorious bank robber Willie Sutton apocryphally replied, “Because that’s where the money is.” No matter its provenance, Sutton’s legendary dictum guides computer hackers and class counsel alike. Both target sectors of commerce deemed...

 

HTMLHiding in Plain Sight: Failure to Scrub Patient Data from Digital Copiers Returned To Leasing Company Results in $1.2 Million HIPAA Settlement
Kevin M. McGinty; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 17, 2013, previously published on August 15, 2013
We’ve sounded warnings about the lowly copy machine before. The proliferation of digital devices in the workplace means that data security must extend beyond computer networks and laptops. Seemingly old fashioned equipment, such as copiers, can hide sensitive legally-protected data. Affinity...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Bows to U.S. Supreme Court on Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
Kevin M. McGinty, Evan Nadel, A. W. "Chip" Phinney; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 8, 2013, previously published on August 6, 2013
In an abrupt but not unexpected reversal, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) has been forced to change its position on class action waivers in arbitration agreements in light of a new decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. In Feeney v. Dell Inc., SJC-11133 (Mass. Aug. 1, 2013) (Feeney...

 

HTMLHuge FCRA Verdict against Equifax Shows Potential Costs of Failing to Protect and Correct Consumer’s Credit History
Kevin M. McGinty; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 8, 2013, previously published on August 7, 2013
Last week an Oregon jury awarded an individual plaintiff over $18 million in compensatory and punitive damages in what some sources have reported to be the first jury verdict in a case brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), 15 U.S.C. § 1681a(c). The plaintiff, Julie...

 

HTMLRecent Class Arbitration Decisions by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and U.S. Supreme Court in Conflict
Kevin M. McGinty, Evan Nadel, A. W. "Chip" Phinney; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 4, 2013, previously published on July 2, 2013
When a person agrees to a contract that prohibits class-wide proceedings — whether in court or in arbitration — can a court refuse to enforce that contract because it would make no economic sense for an individual to spend thousands of dollars arbitrating over a $13 charge? In Feeney v....

 

HTMLSeventh Circuit Declines to Review Class Certification Order in Enormous Computer Privacy Class Action
Kevin M. McGinty, Evan Nadel; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 14, 2013, previously published on June 13, 2013
In its recent decision in Harris v. comScore, Inc., the Seventh Circuit declined to review a trial court order certifying a plaintiff class consisting of hundreds of thousands of computer owners who downloaded software that permitted comScore, Inc. to track internet traffic and usage. The comScore...

 


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