Will Supreme Court’s New Standing Test Tame the Real World of Class Actions?

The Supreme Court’s recent TransUnion v. Ramirez decision promises to reshape data breach and privacy litigation, likely shrinking the size of consumer class actions and narrowing the damage claims that plaintiffs can bring in federal court. This article examines the implications of Ramirez on standing jurisprudence and provides commentary from class action litigators from Akin Gump, BakerHostetler and Locke Lord on strategic choices that defendant companies now face, what injuries have a better chance of surviving in court and how the ruling could affect claims under powerful state laws like the Illinois Biometric Privacy Information Act. See “Big Questions for BIPA Case Law in 2021” (Feb. 17, 2021).

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