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Consumer Finance Posts

In Karter v. Epiq Systems, Inc., et al., Judge Carney denied Epiq's Motion to Dismiss the CCPA cause of action. For two reasons, the Court found that Plaintiff sufficiently alleged Epiq is a "business" under the CCPA and therefore, subject to the private right of action.  "First, Plaintiff alleges that in order to perform its services, which it performs pursuant to… Read More

Considering a motion to dismiss and an alleged violation of the CCPA, Judge Carney from the Central District of California ruled on April 21, 2021 that: Medical information or protected health information, as defined by the statute, includes information related to an individual’s healthcare “[t]hat identifies the individual” or “to which there is a reasonable basis to believe the information… Read More

The American Bar Association's Consumer Financial Service Committee published Genevieve Walser-Jolly's and Scott Hyman's article entitled "The California Consumer Privacy Act's 30-Day Right to Cure" in its Winter Newsletter on December 05, 2019.  A copy of the Article can be found at: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/business_law/publications/committee_newsletters/consumer/2019/201911/consumer/ Read More