"Damages" in an Injury Lawsuit: An Introduction for Lay People
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
What Does the Supreme Court Ruling in Alice v. CLS Mean to a Software Entrepreneur?
What should I do when I receive a letter from a prosecutor?
Two-Pronged Approach to Defending Lawsuits – Interview with Dominic Picca, Member, Mintz Levin
Class Action Litigation Reform – Interview with Dan Pascucci, Member, Mintz Levin
Elmo Sex Scandal: More Accusers May Come Forward, Says Lawyer
Newtown Shootings Could Give Rise to More Litigation, Says Pinsky
Whalen: Go Back To The Future To Fight Fraud With Equity Receivers
More than a year-and-a-half after Target’s December 2013 announcement of a massive data breach, the retailer has reached an agreement with Visa, whereby it will reimburse Visa and certain affected card issuers up to $67...more
New Bill Would Create Criminal Penalties for TCPA Violations -
Could telemarketers be facing jail time for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act?
The answer might be "yes" if a bill introduced by Sen....more
Last winter, following a well-publicized data breach, a group of financial institutions sued Target, arguing that Target should be held responsible for the damages that they had experienced as a result of the data breach...more
Newark Unified Sch. Dist. v. Superior Court , 2015 WL 4594095 (Cal. Ct. App. July 31, 2015).
In this inadvertent document release case, the plaintiff sought injunctive relief against the defendant, requiring the return...more
Target has announced that it has entered into a settlement with Visa to resolve claims of issuers of Visa credit and debit cards arising from Target’s November 2013 data breach. The proposed settlement will pay issuers of...more
As previously reported upon by PK Law, Michael Corona and eight other individuals (“Plaintiffs”) filed a class action on March 2, 2015 against Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. (“Sony”). (U.S. District Court, Central District...more
On July 6, 2015, the Korean National Assembly passed a bill containing several amendments to the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). This bill (the Amendment Bill) combines a number of major provisions from nine...more
Employers need clear policies in order to use a federal criminal law as a civil remedy against workers.
The recent decision in Allied Portables v. Youmans from the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida...more
A plaintiff wins judgment, but the defendant (judgment debtor) refuses to pay or provide information necessary for the plaintiff (judgment creditor) to realize against the debtor’s assets. When and how can the creditor obtain...more
2014 set a record for data incidents, with nearly 30% of the 783 data incidents reported by companies caused by hacking. At least 97 incidents are reported to have occurred from hacking during 2015, affecting approximately 7...more
As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision in Clapper v. Amnesty Int’l USA, 133 S. Ct. 1138, 1147 (2013), data breach class actions were largely considered dead in the water. The overwhelming majority of courts, relying...more
FTC And Florida AG Team up Against Medical Alert Systems -
Together with the Florida Attorney General, the Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Lifewatch for allegedly using deceptive robocalls to urge older...more
During the 2013 holiday season, Neiman Marcus, like many other retailers, discovered that its payment card systems had been compromised and customers’ credit and debit card information was potentially stolen....more
On July 20, 2015, a federal appeals court in Chicago issued what could be a watershed ruling in favor of consumers pursuing class action lawsuits against retailers and other companies following data breaches that involve the...more
On Feb. 15, the Federal Aviation Administration proposed a regulatory framework applicable to small commercial drones, or unmanned aircraft systems, meaning those weighing less than 55 pounds. The comment period on this...more
Uber may have to suspend service in California and pay a $7.3 million fine as a penalty for withholding information from state regulators, according to a ruling this week by a CPUC administrative law judge. The decision found...more
It is often contended that the availability of a declaratory judgment in Superior Court to determine the parties’ rights may deprive the Court of Chancery of jurisdiction to grant an equitable remedy such as an injunction....more
Try, Try Again: Lawmakers Reintroduce Do Not Track Kids Act -
A group of federal lawmakers reintroduced the Do Not Track Kids Act, a bill to amend the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), with some changes...more
State breach notification laws continue to be amended to (1) provide for notification of a state attorney general or regulator about a breach in addition to affected individuals, (2) cover breaches involving personal...more
Until very recently, it was considered matter of course in a services agreement for any data disclosure or loss, regardless of cause, to be excluded from any and all limitations of the vendor’s liability. However, as data...more
Raisins, radioactive wrists, Red Roof registries, and reformatory roughhousing were all on the Court's radar Monday (it's a very broad radar horizon), as it issued decisions in Horne v. Dep't of Agriculture (14-275), holding...more
On Monday, a federal jury in Atlanta awarded two hourly warehouse workers $2.2 million in a lawsuit brought under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.
The controversy started when Atlas Logistics Group Retail...more
Have you ever had a mystery employee defecating around your warehouse, damaging goods? Have you ever considered asking employees to provide cheek cell samples to determine the identity of the defecator? Hopefully, the...more
Early Monday morning you learn that Jane, your former employee, has stolen your company’s confidential information and her new employer is using it. You call your lawyer and tell her that you want to put Jane in jail. Your...more
Adobe Systems, Inc. has agreed to settle the proposed class action lawsuit filed against it following the breach of its system in 2013. The breach compromised personal and payment card data of millions of its customers. There...more
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