Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Litigation Cases

[updated 3/17/2020] RICHARDSON, T.X.—Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) agreed to repay customers after state regulators discovered that the insurer supplied them with incorrect information and mishandled out-of-network emergency claims. On March 6, 2020, the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) revealed that BCBSTX will pay a $10 million fine. TDI Commissioner Kent Sullivan stated, […]

Facebook to Settle Privacy Lawsuit Over Facial Recognition Technology

To settle a class-action lawsuit that has been ongoing since 2015, Facebook has agreed to pay $550 million regarding its use of facial recognition technology.  The lawsuit alleged that Facebook’s initial version of its Tag Suggestions tool, which scans a user’s face in photos and offers suggestions about who that person might be, stored biometric […]