Ruling against Facebook could propel additional biometric lawsuits -- Carlos Arévalo Quoted in Business Insurance Article

August 20, 2019
Carlos Arévalo
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Carlos Arévalo was recently quoted in a Business Insurance article titled, “Ruling against Facebook could propel additional biometric lawsuits.” The article discusses a recent federal appeals court decision to allow a class action lawsuit against Facebook to proceed. The lawsuit claims Facebook violated Illinois biometric law through use its facial recognition technology. In the article Carlos discusses the significance that both the 9th Circuit and the Illinois Supreme Court found that the claims were substantive right violations. “If there was to be a verdict or even a settlement, we’re talking huge money,” he said.

The full article can be read on the Business Insurance website.