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Limits of the VPPA: Ninth Circuit Panel Upholds Dismissal of VPPA Claim in Eichenberger v. ESPN, But Creates Low Bar for Satisfying Article III
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2017

A federal circuit court recently rules that there was no actionable violation of the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) when ESPN shared a user’s

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Ninth Circuit Decision Regarding Willful Violations of FCRA’s Disclosure Provision
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • December 6 2017

On November 13, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of one of 2017’s more significant Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) opinions

Supreme Court Skips on Spokeo Review
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2017

The United States Supreme Court recently announced that it would not hear a challenge to the Ninth Circuit's decision in Sarmad Syed v. M-I, LLC, No

State Court Among First to Dismiss FCRA Claim for Lack of Injury-in-Fact
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2017

In Miles v. The Company Store, consumer Timothy Miles brought a claim in state court against retailer The Company Store for alleged violations of the

District Court Relies on Spokeo to Dismiss FACTA Suit
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2017

On November 6, a judge in the Southern District of New York dismissed a proposed class action alleging that Wolfgang’s Steakhouse impermissibly

California Court: FCRA Violation Not Sufficient for Standing
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2017

Citing Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, a California federal court tossed a background check suit against Home Depot. The plaintiff charged the employer with

Eight-Figure Settlements Continue for TCPA Disputes
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2017

Multimillion-dollar settlements continue to be a popular solution to Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class actions, as demonstrated by a

District Court Dismisses Putative FCRA Class Action For Lack Of Standing
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2017

The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California recently dismissed a putative class action alleging violations of the Fair Credit

Robins v. Spokeo, Inc.: Ninth Circuit Holds That A Materially Inaccurate Report Is A Concrete Injury Even If The Inaccuracy Did Not Adversely Affect The Consumer
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2017

In Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a plaintiff must have a concrete injury to sue for FCRA violations. Following Spokeo’s

Far From 'Concrete'
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2017

Companies and class action defense attorneys jumped for joy in May 2016 when the Supreme Court issued its decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 136 S