Robbins Geller Rudman

Labaton Edelson and Robbins Geller Represent Plaintiffs in Record $550 Million Settlement w/Facebook Over Breach of Illinois Biometric Privacy Law

In what is the largest cash settlement ever resolving a privacy related lawsuit, a fund of $550 million will be established for a class of Illinois Facebook users who challenged Facebook’s alleged violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. Given that the settlement is on behalf of a class of consumers, it will be subject to and not effective until it is approved by the District Court presiding over the case.