COVID-19 MDL for litigation between policyholders and insurance carriers

Recently, an application was made to the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to consolidate and centralize all existing federal litigation between policyholders and insurance carriers respecting income loss resulting from the measures taken to arrest the global, novel coronavirus pandemic. The issues are briefed and will be argued to the Panel in late July. The…

FTC– LabMD, Wyndham, And Regulating Cybersecurity Under The “Unfairness” Prong

The FTC brought an administrative action against LabMD, a Georgia based medical testing lab, because of a security incident occurring within the company. A decision by the administrative law judge came out recently essentially saying the FTC failed to carry their burden in proving actual or likely substantial harm to consumers.1) The dismissal is, of…