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Weiss v. Google, Inc. Joins Growing List of Biometric Privacy Class-Actions

March 18, 2016 | Frank S. Hedin, David P. MilianArticles

Another class-action suit has been filed against Google, seeking statutory damages for unlawful collection and storage of biometric identifiers, explains a recent article in Legal Newsline.

Plaintiff Joseph Weiss of Illinois is, along with others similarly situated, suing Google under the state's Biometric Privacy Information Act (BIPA), alleging the company did not obtain his and other consumers' consent to collect, store, and analyze biometric data.

The plaintiffs are represented by David P. Milian and Frank S. Hedin of Carey Rodriguez Milian Gonya, LLP. The case joins another active class-action lawsuit brought by CRMG against Google, seeking to recover statutory damages for Illinois resident Lindabeth Rivera in Rivera v. Google, Inc.

Read the full article on Legal Newsline here.