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Facebook will need to face a class action under Illinois’ biometrics privacy law for its face-tagging technology, as a federal appeals court in California rejected both the social media giant’s attempt to argue the plaintiffs couldn’t prove they were actually harmed by the program, and Facebook’s contention a class action would dissolve into a pool of “mini-trials” over individual Illinois residents’ claims.
AbbVie accused of using 'thicket' of patents to block generic versions of Humira drug from U.S. market
Drug maker AbbVie is facing federal antitrust lawsuits accusing it of using patents to stifle competition and boost the price of its drug, Humira.
Judge: Allstate must answer class action alleging intentionally lowered risk standards, hurt profitability
A federal judge in Chicago has cleared a group of investors to continue their class action against insurer Allstate for allegedly hurting the company’s value by allegedly lowering underwriting standards to add higher-risk customers.
A federal judge has ruled that even though a putative class-action suit against Facebook – which alleges the company lifted users’ biometric information without permission – was moved from Illinois federal court to California federal jurisdiction, Illinois law regarding privacy will apply in the case.