Category: BIPA

Peter Syregelas Secures Summary Judgment in BIPA Matter After Court Reconsideration

Jul 03, 2024 BIPA
Peter Syregelas recently obtained a summary judgment on behalf of the firm’s liability carrier client finding no duty to defend or indemnify a company accused of violating Illinois’s Biometric Information Protection Act (BIPA) when it required its employees to use a hand-scanning device to clock in and out of work. […]

Illinois Supreme Court Issues Two Important Rulings Related to the Biometric Information Protection Act (BIPA)

Mar 28, 2023 BIPA
The Illinois Supreme Court recently issued its long-awaited opinion in Tims v. Black Horse Carriers, ruling that a five-year statute of limitations period applies to all claims brought under all the provisions of BIPA. The decision ends the hotly contested issues affecting hundreds of BIPA class actions that have been […]

Peter Syregelas Litigates Declaratory Judgment Suit for BIPA Case

Dec 20, 2022 BIPA
Peter Syregelas: Litigated declaratory judgment suit against for an underlying biometric protection act case. Negotiated settlement for CGL and UMB insurer after insured self-funded 800K settlement with class in addition to incurring 200K in defense fees. Insured got less than a 10% recovery from insurer. December 2022.

David Osborne And Peter Syregelas Obtain Summary Judgment In An Illinois Biometric Information Protection Act Coverage Dispute

Sep 24, 2022 BIPA
On behalf of an insurer client, LPP attorneys David Osborne and Peter Syregelas obtained summary judgment in an insurance coverage case arising out of a lawsuit alleging violation of the Illinois Biometric Information Protection Act (BIPA). The underlying lawsuit involved a BIPA claim for the insured’s (a restaurant chain) use […]

Chris Pickett Prevails On A Motion To Dismiss Under The Doctrine Of Accord And Satisfaction

Sep 22, 2022 BIPA
On behalf of an insurer client, Chris Pickett filed a breach of contract suit against the client’s insured for unpaid insurance premiums. In response, the insured filed a counterclaim against the insurer, claiming that it was owed additional monies from a prior insurance claim it had submitted for weather damage […]