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Guy in Hoodie Bent Over Keyboard

The complaint for this class action alleges that Solara Medical Supplies, LLC did not take adequate care of customer information and suffered a data breach, exposing customers’ personally identifying information (PII), and then did not even reveal the breach until four months had passed. 

Components of a Ring Security System

What would you think if your two-way security system played horror movie music in your child’s room? And when she entered, a man’s voice said, “Hello there” and then began shouting racial slurs? The complaint for this class action alleges that certain of Ring, LLC’s security systems are vulnerable to takeovers by hackers, scaring people, enabling threats, and violating their privacy.

Wawa Convenience Store and Gas Stand

Data breaches have happened to everyone from major companies and hospitals to fast-food restaurants, and they are becoming an increasing headache for consumers who must deal with the ramifications. The complaint for this class action alleges that Wawa, Inc. should have taken better care of the personal and payment card information that was stolen in its recent data breach.

DCH Facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Many complaints in recent years have taken up the issue of data breaches. This one involves a ransomware attack. The complaint alleges that DCH Healthcare Authority, which does business as DCH Health System, did not take adequate steps to prevent the ransomware attack on its computer systems. The attack caused disruption to medical care and treatment as well as exposing private customer information to unauthorized third parties.

Wawa Convenience Store and Gas Pumps

Wawa, Inc. has a chain of more than 750 convenience stores, over 500 of which also sell gasoline, located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Florida. The complaint alleges that the company failed to properly protect customer personal and payment information for these locations, resulting in the installation of malware on its customer payment systems. 

Macy’s, purportedly the world’s largest fashion retailer, has over 850 stores under brand names as Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s. Such a large entity is privy to an enormous amount of customer personal and card information from customers. This class action sues Macy’s, Inc., Macy’s Retail Holdings, Inc., and, LLC for a failure to protect this information from an October 2019 data breach.

Fingerprint Scan

Illinois has made a beginning at regulating the use of biometric data with its Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint for this class action alleges that Amazon Web Services, Inc. violates this law when it stores biometric information for its customers.

Scanning of Fingerprint

Employers have begun using biometric data to identify their workers and for clocking-in and clocking-out purposes. In Illinois, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) tries to place at least some minimal requirements on the collection and use of such data. The complaint for this class action alleges that Heartland Beef, Inc. does not abide by the law’s requirements.

Stethoscope and Charts

Caremark, LLC, Fiserv, Inc., and Fiserv Solutions, LLC are settling a case that consolidated two class actions on the topic of health information privacy of certain participants in the Ohio Department of Health Drug Assistance Program (OhDAP).

Fingerprint Scan

Illinois is one of the few states that have begun to pass laws governing the taking, storing, and use of biometrics with its Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). Its requirements are not extensive, but it appears that some companies still don’t feel they have to comply with them. The complaint for this class action alleges that a Dr. Pepper/Seven Up, Inc. facility in Illinois does not follow the law.