7th Circ. Wants Ill. Justices To Weigh In On BIPA Accrual Issue

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By Dave Simpson (December 20, 2021, 9:59 PM EST) — The Seventh Circuit asked the Illinois Supreme Court on Monday to determine when claims accrue under the state Biometric Information Privacy Act, ruling that clarity would help not only the biometric privacy case against White Castle that it’s grappling with, but in numerous other cases as well.

The panel granted former White Castle employee Latrina Cothron’s request that it certify a question to the Illinois justices, asking them to determine whether BIPA claims arise from each unlawful data collection or dissemination, or just the first. The panel said that it is “genuinely uncertain” as to how to answer the state-law question…

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