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Privacy ruling forces lawyers to handle DMV data with care

Four of South Carolina’s most prominent trial lawyers are facing potential liability for millions of dollars in damages in the wake of Monday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to broaden the protections afforded personal information compiled by state departments ...

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DRIVER’S PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT

The litigation exception to the federal Driver’s Privacy Protection Act does not allow attorneys to obtain the personal information of drivers for the “predominant purpose” of soliciting new clients. See “Attorneys can’t get driver information to solicit clients, justices rule” ...

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Attorneys can’t get driver information to solicit clients, justices rule

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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the litigation exception to a federal privacy law did not allow four South Carolina trial attorneys to obtain the personal information of drivers for the “predominant purpose” of soliciting new clients for consumer ...

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Texas law on solicitation unconstitutional

Provisions of a Texas law which prohibit legal and medical professionals from soliciting individuals who were involved in accidents, arrested, or named as defendants in civil lawsuits for a 30-day period are unconstitutional, a U.S. District Court in Texas has ...

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