By Ben Kochman (January 3, 2022, 12:03 PM EST) — A key test of the scope of damages claims under Illinois’ biometric privacy law and a bid to apply a new theory of liability to federal anti-robocall law are among the cybersecurity and privacy litigation that attorneys should keep a close eye on in 2022.
Here, Law360 takes a closer look at the top cases worth tracking.
‘Colossal’ Damages at Stake in 7th Circ. BIPA Case
In December, the Seventh Circuit asked Illinois’ top state court to determine when claims accrue under the state Biometric Information Privacy Act, the law that requires businesses to notify consumers or employees and seek consent before collecting their biometric…