Although data breaches are often discussed in the context of the impact on consumers, it is equally important to consider the employer-employee relationship. After all, many employers gather and store a significant amount of data regarding their employees and independent contractors. So what legal obligations, if any, must an employer meet when handling confidential or […]
Every day there are new stories about data breaches involving the disclosure of thousands–and in some cases, millions–of customer records. But even smaller-scale data breaches can have a significant impact on the parties involved. And courts throughout the country continue to develop new case law in response to the threat represented by the unauthorized copying […]
Many states recognize a distinct personal injury claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED). IIED covers situations where there has been some extreme or outrageous form of emotional abuse.