By Danielle Kays and James Nasiri

Seyfarth Synopsis: Last week, the first jury trial of an Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) class action case began in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in a case entitled Rogers v. BNSF Railway Company.  Leading up to trial, BNSF contended that, because it hired a third-party vendor to

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By Mark A. Lies, II and Adam R. Young

Seyfarth Synopsis: As OSHA’s enforcement relating to employee cell phone use gains more notoriety, it can be expected that it will have a significant collateral impact on law enforcement at all levels to address this hazard.

Business today is regularly conducted through cell phones, as a necessary tool for employees
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