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Important Ruling on Biometric Information Privacy Act

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In early 2022, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled on a certified question in McDonald v. Bronzeville Park, LLC. The question before the Court was whether the exclusivity provisions of the Workers’ Compensation Act (“Compensation Act”) bar a claim for statutory damages under the Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA” or the “Privacy Act”) where an employer… Continue reading Important Ruling on Biometric Information Privacy Act