As GINA Heads to White House, Critics Doubt Its Potency, Foresee ‘Unmeritorious' Suits

One such critic, the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination in Employment Coalition, remains concerned that GINA won't preempt inconsistent state laws; it will award “excessive” punitive and compensatory damages that will likely encourage “unmeritorious litigation;” and it lacks exceptions to provisions barring the collection of genetic information.

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