Spike in lawsuits against employers over fingerprints, other biometric data may be just the beginning
CHICAGO — A spike in the number of lawsuits in Illinois over biometrics data is a result of such data becoming more commonly used or misused by both business and social media. But whatever the reason, businesses should look for more and more of these lawsuits in coming days, a Washington, D.C.-based labor and employment attorney warns, thanks to a unique facet of Illinois' law.
DriscollA California woman is suing over claims her daughter was born with birth defects due to her use of Zoloft while pregnant.Trinity Crawford, a minor, by and through her next friend and natural mother Deana Crawford, filed a lawsuit Aug. 13 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Pfizer Inc., Greenstone LLC, formerly known as Greenstone Ltd., Roerig S.A. and Pfizer R&D Cortex Distric
Driscoll An additional two plaintiffs say GlaxoSmithKline was wrong in selling a diabetes drug without first warning of potential serious side effects, including heart attacks and congestive heart failure, from which they suffered.