Attorneys – Consumer Protection – Solicitation – FOIA – S.C. DMV – Car Buyers – Potential Class Action — Driver Privacy – Litigation ExceptionMaracich v. Spears Lawyers who used FOIA requests to the South Carolina DMV to find plaintiff car buyers for a potential class action against car dealers for collection of unlawful fees did not violate a federal privacy statute that protects drivers’ personal information; the 4th Circuit upholds summary judgment for the lawyers who satisfied the “litigation” exception to the driver privacy statute.
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Published: April 12, 2012
Time posted: 9:50 am
Tags: Attorneys, Car Buyers, consumer protection, Driver Privacy, FOIA, Litigation Exception, Potential Class Action, S.C. DMV, Solicitation