Ill. Panel Rules Workers' Comp Law Doesn't Bar BIPA Claims

By Celeste Bott (September 21, 2020, 6:36 PM EDT) -- An Illinois state appeals court ruled Friday that the state Workers' Compensation Act doesn't bar claims for statutory damages under Illinois' landmark biometric privacy law, dealing a blow to companies and employers that have sought to argue the act preempted those kinds of claims....

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