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Eighth Circuit finds that class-action FCRA plaintiff lacks Article III standing under Spokeo

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The Eighth Circuit reiterated in a decision last month that trial courts must distinguish between FCRA plaintiffs who have suffered concrete harm and plaintiffs who merely seek to collect statutorily allowed damages as a way...more

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Circuit Courts Split on Standing to Sue in ADA Title III Website Accessibility Claims

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On standing to sue under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), two U.S. Circuit Courts have arrived at opposite conclusions where the plaintiffs did not allege any concrete injury and said they had no...more

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Eighth Circuit Dismisses FCRA Class Action Due to Lack of Standing

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Following the Supreme Court’s decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 578 U.S. 330 (2016), federal courts have continued to examine what is an injury in fact under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”). On April 4, 2022, the...more

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Eighth Circuit Holds Article III Standing Was Lacking for an Alleged Violation of the FCRA’s “Pre-Adverse Action” Notice Provision

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On April 4, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit joined the Ninth Circuit in holding that a plaintiff lacked Article III standing to prosecute her statutory claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)...more

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Is an Inaccurate Credit Report Alone Enough to Establish Article III Standing?

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A recent case out of the Eastern District of California addressed the split in authority on whether an inaccurate credit report alone is enough to establish a concrete injury in fact for purposes of Article III standing.  ...more

Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

The Federal Circuit Finds IPR Petitioner Has Standing

On December 28, 2021, the Federal Circuit issued another decision addressing an appellant’s standing to appeal inter partes review (“IPR”) decisions from the PTAB. The patent community has seen several opinions over the last...more

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HIGH COURT ORDERS RETHINK OF $9.7M AWARD AFTER TRANSUNION

The Supreme Court on Monday signaled to the lower courts that they need to seriously consider the impact of TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez, 594 U.S. ___ (2021) when addressing claims for statutory violations that do not result in...more

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP

Eleventh Circuit Will Re-Hear Hunstein Debt Collection Case En Banc

Last week, the Eleventh Circuit vacated its most recent opinion in the debt-collection case Hunstein v. Preferred Collection & Management Services, Inc., No. 19-14434. The court will re-hear en banc an appeal involving a...more

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The evolving standing doctrine in privacy litigation - Ramirez and beyond

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez may make the road to privacy class actions harder. But recent decisions in the wake of Ramirez suggest the full impact of the decision remains to be seen....more

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Tenth Circuit Applies TransUnion v. Ramirez To Find Standing In Single-Call Debt Collection Case

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent TransUnion v. Ramirez decision on Article III standing was discussed at length and applied by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Lupia v. Medicredit, Inc., --- F. 4th ---, 2021 WL 3627103...more

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Supreme Court Reinforces Limits on Federal Court Standing, But Important Questions Remain

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On June 25, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court decided TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez, revisiting some of the Article III standing principles it had set forth in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 578 U.S. 330 (2016), and addressing their...more

King & Spalding

Fifth Circuit Holds Plaintiff Has Standing to Sue Under TCPA for Receipt of Single Text Message, Parting Ways with Eleventh...

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On May 26, 2021, the Fifth Circuit reversed a district court’s dismissal of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) putative class action arising from the transmission of a single text message to the plaintiff. The...more

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U.S. Supreme Court Issues Pivotal Article III Standing Opinion, Reversing $40 Million Judgment in FCRA Class Action

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On June 25, 2021, the Supreme Court issued a decision in TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez, a highly anticipated appeal that we previously covered in our March and December issues last year. In a 5–4 opinion, the Supreme Court...more

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SCOTUS reaffirms standing requires “a harm traditionally recognized as providing a basis for a lawsuit in American courts,”...

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Recently, we have written about the “entrepreneurial model” of lawyer-driven class actions and how a case’s entrepreneurial features can give rise to various defenses, including lack of standing. As we’ve explained, where...more

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TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez: “Concrete Harm” Requirement Clarified in Consumer Class Actions

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On June 25, 2021, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in TransUnion v. Ramirez, holding that consumer class action claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) must allege the actual spread of misleading...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Third, Fifth Circuits Weigh In on Standing—With Different Results

Two different federal appellate panels recently reached diverging conclusions on the question of whether a single phone call or a single text provides a sufficient injury in fact for an individual to establish standing to sue...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

US Supreme Court Clarifies Injury-in-Fact Plaintiffs Must Show To Have Standing To Assert Statutory Privacy Rights in Federal...

On June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a 5-4 decision in TransUnion v. Ramirez that clarified the injury-in-fact plaintiffs must show to have standing to assert statutory privacy rights in federal court. This follows...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Supreme Court Addresses Class Action Standing in Ramirez Case: Requires “Concrete” Injury for Article III Standing for Class...

The Supreme Court further limited consumer lawsuits in TransUnion, LLC v. Ramirez, siding with credit reporting agency TransUnion in a 5-4 decision holding that thousands of consumers improperly flagged as potential...more

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Seventh Circuit Yet Again Reaffirms Spokeo Principle That Bare FDCPA Violation Is Not Actionable

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On May 14, 2021, the Seventh Circuit United States Court of Appeals issued a decision reaffirming the rule from “a slew of cases” that, without injury, a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) claim alleging a bare...more

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Consumer Law Hinsights – April 2021

Consumer Law Hinsights is a monthly compilation of nationwide consumer protection cases of interest to financial services and accounts receivable management companies. Eleventh Circuit Delivers Surprising Decision on Use...more

Butler Snow LLP

Learning from the Past to Combat the “Entrepreneurial Model” of Class Actions

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The meteoric rise in class actions over the past decade has been well-documented. Nowadays even mac & cheese is under attack, with two proposed nationwide class actions filed this month alone claiming labels such as “The...more

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California District Court Dismisses Putative Class Action Against Apple on Article III Standing Grounds Where Privacy Claims...

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Since the Supreme Court’s decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540 (2016), courts have grappled with what constitutes a sufficient injury in fact to satisfy Article III standing requirements. Predominant Issues...more

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Be Careful What You Wish For: Lack of Article III Standing Comes Back to Bite TCPA Defendants

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Defense arguments about a plaintiff’s lack of standing in federal court can come back to bite them, as shown by the Southern District of Florida’s recent decision in Guerra v. Newport Beach Auto. Grp. LLC, No. 21-20568, 2021...more

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Supreme Court To Weigh Threshold for Article III ‘Injury’ in Class Claims for Statutory Damages

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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on March 30, 2021, in a case that will help clarify when an intangible, nonmonetary injury is sufficiently “concrete and particularized” to give rise to Article III standing. The...more

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Claims Arising Under 15 U.S.C. § 1681b(b)(1)(A) — the Certification Requirement

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In the years following the Supreme Court’s decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540, 1549 (2016) — which held that “bare procedural violation[s], divorced from any concrete harm, [do not] satisfy the injury-in-fact...more

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