AccuVax Vaccine Management System Biometrics

Attorneys at Siri & Glimstad are investigating the use of AccuVax Vaccine Management Systems in healthcare facilities to collect and analyze biometric information to verify vaccination status. If your employer or healthcare facility requires you to scan your fingerprint on an AccuVax System, YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO COMPENSATION!

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Overview

Siri & Glimstad is evaluating potential claims from individuals whose employer or healthcare provider requires a fingerprint scan in order to check vaccination status.

About the Biometric Information Privacy Act

The Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), 740 ILCS § 14/15 (2008), states, “A private entity in possession of biometric identifiers or biometric information must develop a written policy, made available to the public…”.  BIPA further states that “a written release executed by the subject…” is required in order to lawfully collect biometric data.

What are Biometrics?

Biometrics include many ways of identifying you through scanning unique parts of your body.  These could include scanning your fingerprints, mapping your facial features, or scanning your iris.

About the AccuVax Vaccine Management System biometrics action BIPA was put in place to protect you. 740 ILCS § 14/5(c) (2008) The reason is that “Biometrics are unlike other unique identifiers that are used to access … sensitive information. For example, social security numbers, when compromised, can be changed. Biometrics, however, are biologically unique to the individual; therefore, once compromised, the individual has no recourse, is at heightened risk for identity theft, and is likely to withdraw from biometric-facilitated transactions.” Siri & Glimstad believes that healthcare providers that use the AccuVax Vaccine Management Systems may be collecting fingerprints or other biometric identifiers without providing proper warnings or obtaining user’s express permission in accordance with BIPA.  If our investigation proves true, you may be entitled to compensation. Fill out the intake form below to see if you qualify as a lead plaintiff. There is NO OUT-OF-POCKET COST for representation! 

FAQ

How Can a Lawyer Help?

It is believed that Illinois healthcare facilities are violating the Biometric Information Privacy Act by improperly collecting fingerprints through AccuVax Vaccine Management Systems and need to be held accountable for this illegal practice. To have the best chance at being compensated, you should work with a law firm that has the experience and resources needed to defend you. Siri & Glimstad has extensive experience with biometric privacy act class actions and mass arbitrations.

How can I be a part of the process of holding these companies accountable?

Fill out the form on this page to receive information about how you could be a plaintiff in an action to hold these healthcare facilities accountable for violating Illinois law.

Thank you! Jen Malainy from Siri & Glimstad will be in touch with you soon!

For immediate assistance, please write Jen Malainy at jmalainy@sirillp.com. We look forward to speaking with you.