Taft partner Ian Fisher was quoted in the Law360 article “BIPA Timing Decision Underscores Debate Over Claim Accrual,” published on Sept. 21. The article discusses the First District Illinois Appellate Court’s decision regarding the timing of claims brought under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. The panel said only those BIPA claims rooted in unlawful profiting or disclosure are subject to Illinois’ one-year privacy claim limit, while retention policy, informed consent, and safeguarding claims have a five-year limit. To read the article in its entirety, visit here (subscription required).
Fisher represents clients ranging from small entrepreneurs to Fortune 100 companies in commercial litigation matters involving real estate, antitrust, trade secret misappropriation, restrictive covenant, consumer, contract, and business tort disputes. He counsels clients on a wide range of issues central to their business needs, including Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) compliance, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), insurance policies and claims, risk mitigation, and restrictive covenants.