Ill. Justices Say Workers' Comp Law Doesn't Bar BIPA Claims

By Celeste Bott (February 3, 2022, 10:27 AM EST) -- The Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state's Workers' Compensation Act doesn't preempt claims for statutory damages under Illinois' biometric privacy law, obliterating a defense routinely invoked by employers and finally providing clarity for a flood of paused lawsuits to now proceed against companies....

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