What to Do if Your Data Has Been Stolen

As more and more of the world shifts online during the COVID-19 pandemic, data security has become a chief concern.  Any time you supply personal and/or financial information online, whether to pay bills, to make purchases, or to utilize online medical services, you are entrusting these companies to safeguard your identity.  Bad actors are constantly looking to take advantage of your important data.

Spam Text Message Opt-Out Class Action Lawsuits

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Spam text messages are an everyday reality. Many recipients reply “STOP” to opt-out from the unwanted promotional texts. But when companies insist on continuing to send spam text messages, individuals have the right to legal recourse—such as filing a class action lawsuit. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) protects individuals from being harassed by telemarketers sending spam text messages. Violations of the law can result in steep fines.

Biggest Class Action Settlements

How Class Action Lawsuits Work

Class action lawsuits are brought by numerous class members against a corporate defendant that is responsible for wrongdoing. When this type of case is won, it can lead to financial gains for the plaintiffs and class members. Some of the biggest settlements are in the billions. Here are ten of the most impressive class action settlements to make history.

Guardians of Data: Why Small Businesses Need Data Governance

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For small businesses, which often lack the extensive resources of larger corporations, effective data governance can be a game-changer in leveraging information for success. This article, courtesy of Anderson + Wanca, explores why data governance is essential for small businesses and how it can significantly impact their growth and stability.

What You Should Know About Buying Long-Term Care Insurance

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Many Americans pay into a long-term care insurance policy to help pay the costs of future custodial care. Premiums continue to spike, becoming unaffordable and affecting the policyholders’ quality of life. Here are important factors to know about when buying long-term care insurance.

Why Do I Need a Class Action Attorney?

How Class Action Lawsuits Work

A class action lawsuit is a highly complex form of litigation – prompting the need for a qualified class action attorney. The legal landscape is far different than an individual lawsuit, and experienced class action attorneys help the many plaintiffs capably navigate the process.

How to Protect Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

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Advancements in today’s technology have accelerated the rate at which personal information is obtained and made available. Every action taken online can be traced back to the individual, including personally identifiable information (PII). Here’s how to protect this important data.

Vehicle Loss Class Action Lawsuit FAQ

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A totaled vehicle can lead to enormous financial losses—made worse when the auto insurer fails to pay policyholders the full amount after the accident. Here’s what vehicle owners should know about vehicle loss class action lawsuits.

How is a Class Action Lawsuit Paid Out?

How Class Action Lawsuits Work
A class action lawsuit is an effective way for multiple individuals who have been similarly injured by the negligence of a large corporation to attain justice. If the lawsuit is won, the plaintiff and class action members receive compensation. The class action lawsuit is paid out via the following ways.

Class Action Privacy Lawsuits FAQ

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Consumers have a right to data privacy. The use of biometric technology is increasingly on the rise, and laws are being enacted to ensure consumers have a right to privacy of their biometric data. When their biometric privacy is breached, consumers can achieve justice through a class action lawsuit. Illinois was the first state to enact its Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).

Should I Join a Class Action Lawsuit?

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You may be informed about a class action lawsuit that you may be able to join through a letter in the mail, email, or social media alert. Consider these factors when choosing to opt out of a class action lawsuit or join one. If the decision is to join, consult with a law firm that specializes in these cases.