In a recent decision in the bankruptcy case In re Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc., the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware ruled that the automatic stay in bankruptcy was inapplicable to, and, accordingly, did not bar a labor union from contacting the bankrupt casino hotel’s customers and potential customers and discouraging them from doing business with the casino hotel. In reaching its decision, the court determined that the federal Norris-LaGuardia Act trumps the stay, which is automatically triggered upon the filing of a bankruptcy case.
Until Congress and/or the courts create a framework for handling in-car data, the use of such information in legal proceedings raises important questions. What opportunities does this new wealth of information create for litigators? And how do we protect drivers' privacy?