Biometric Information Privacy Act Lawsuits
Werman Salas P.C. is a leader in suing employers who violate the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. We are investigating Illinois employers that required their employees – without their prior written consent – to use their fingerprints, voiceprints, or scan of their hand or face to clock in and out for their job, or to enter or exit a building. If this happened to you, Illinois law may have been violated and you may be entitled to money damages.
The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act law prohibits employers and certain other businesses from collecting certain “biometric” identifiers and information unless you first give your informed written consent. A violation of the law may entitle a person to damages between $1,000 and $5,000 per violation.
Our firm has filed dozens of class action lawsuits on behalf of Illinois residents against large companies alleging they violated the Biometric Information Privacy Act when they were required to record their hours of work with their fingerprints, and when they were required to provide a hand-print and/or facial scan to complete a financial transaction.
If you were required to use your private biometric information without your prior written consent, please contact Werman Salas P.C.