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Troutman Sanders LLP
On December 8, the United States Supreme Court agreed to decide whether the tolling rule adopted in American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah – i.e., that the filing of a class action...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The New York Court of Appeals holds that the state's class action rules require notice of settlements to be sent to putative class members – even though no class has been certified.
Bodman
On October 12, 2017, Meijer, Inc. became the latest Illinois employer faced with a class action lawsuit over its use of employee fingerprints for tracking hours worked.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 16, 2017, twelve New England electricity consumers ("Plaintiffs") filed a class action lawsuit in in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts against two large New England energy companies...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Ellis v. Google, Inc., No. CGC-17-561299 (Cal Sup. Ct. Dec. 4, 2017), Judge Mary Wiss of the Superior Court of California granted a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit brought
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Douglas Greene, one of the United States' most well-known securities litigators – on either side of the bar – recently wrote a four-part treatise ...
WilmerHale
Four recent cost of insurance (COI) decisions were handed down over the summer of 2017.
Littler Mendelson
While the emergence of biometric technology in the workplace is not a new phenomenon, employers being sued for utilizing this technology is a new trend.
Carlton Fields
When class action settlement funds are not amenable to individual claims or to a meaningful pro rata distribution, courts have used the cy pres doctrine to distribute the funds to nonprofit charitable organizations ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
As we previously reported, consumer plaintiff Robert Piveronas filed a putative Fair Credit Reporting Act class action in Pennsylvania state court against Sodexo, Inc., alleging that ...
Foley & Lardner
The data breach at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management was one of the most serious and possibly one of the top ten largest data breaches of the 21st century ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A somewhat bizarre event – even by this year's standard of unusual current events – hit the news stream earlier this week, as two "Acting Directors" showed up to work on Monday morning ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Happy Holiday season to our loyal readers of the Workplace Class Action Blog!
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
We are pleased to present the latest edition of our Monthly TCPA Digest, providing insights and news related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Troutman Sanders LLP
Originally filed on May 12, 2015, the lawsuit alleged that M3, in its attempts to contact debtors, placed autodialed and prerecorded calls that were instead received by individuals who were not debtors.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
•The 9th Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action alleging that ESPN disclosed "personally identifiable information" in violation of the Video Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (VPPA)...
Carlton Fields
Plaintiffs signed engagement letters with the law firm Finkelstein & Partners (the "law firm") to represent them in two separate personal injury lawsuits on a contingency basis.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On November 22, 2017, the Second Circuit in Heskiaoff v. Sling Media affirmed the dismissal of a class action complaint against Sling Media that alleged deceptive business practices in connection with...
BakerHostetler
Employers, plaintiffs, and courts continue to grapple with the difficult issue of the interplay between the California Private Attorneys General Act ("PAGA") and arbitration agreements.
Proskauer Rose LLP
For the third time this month, the Tezos blockchain project is the subject of a class action complaint for claims arising from their $232 million July initial coin offering ("ICO").
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Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Earlier this month, a putative class action text message lawsuit was filed in a Chicago federal district court against Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. and its affiliate mobile marketer, alleging violations of the TCPA.
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Nov. 21, 2017, affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action alleging violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
As we previously reported, consumer plaintiff Robert Piveronas filed a putative Fair Credit Reporting Act class action in Pennsylvania state court against Sodexo, Inc., alleging that ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Third Circuit recently clarified in important ways its ascertainability standard for class actions under Rule 23 in a case that arose from the efforts of an auto finance company ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A somewhat bizarre event – even by this year's standard of unusual current events – hit the news stream earlier this week, as two "Acting Directors" showed up to work on Monday morning ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 16, 2017, twelve New England electricity consumers ("Plaintiffs") filed a class action lawsuit in in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts against two large New England energy companies...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Originally filed on May 12, 2015, the lawsuit alleged that M3, in its attempts to contact debtors, placed autodialed and prerecorded calls that were instead received by individuals who were not debtors.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Last month, a federal district court in Los Angeles refused to dismiss a putative class action lawsuit filed against Asahi Beer U.S.A., Inc. ("Asahi")...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 17, car rental company Avis filed its memorandum in support of final approval of a $2.7 million class action settlement to resolve Fair Credit Reporting Act claims...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In early September of 2017, Judge Richard Posner announced his retirement from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, a position he had held since his appointment by President Reagan in 1981.
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