Consumer Data Legislation Has Business Lawyers Wary: Melanie A. Conroy in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
As noted in our recent data privacy/litigation client alert, Massachusetts state senators have proposed a law that could dramatically expand class action litigation risk.
In a recent Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article on this proposed legislation, client alert co-author and firm litigation counsel Melanie A. Conroy notes, “As the statute is written, any customer who has suffered a violation may bring a lawsuit. You do not need to show that you have suffered a loss of money or property.”
Please click here for the complete article on the Consumer Data Privacy Act, where Melanie provides additional insight on the bill and its potential consequences on businesses in the Commonwealth.