Class Certification Granted In Suit Over Disclosure Of Drivers’ License Numbers

(January 5, 2016, 1:01 PM EST) -- MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin federal judge on Dec. 30 granted a motion for class certification filed in a suit accusing a bank of violating the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) and the common law of nuisance by disclosing individuals’ unredacted driver’s license numbers in small claims court complaints; however, the judge directed the parties to show cause why the class definition should not be narrowed with respect to time and the type of lawsuit in which the defendant allegedly disclosed a driver’s license number (Brian...
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