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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Back in the 1990s, lawsuits and regulatory actions against sweepstakes operators were legion. In the wake of these actions, and in a stunning lack of prescience, yours truly predicted the death...
Davis & Gilbert
Last month, New Jersey's highest court ruled that only persons who have suffered actual harm from violations under the state's Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA) ...
Clyde & Co
The number of securities class actions filed in Australia and in the United States of America remains steady, but it is still rare for these class actions to proceed to hearings ...
Whether a defendant has waived its right to arbitrate as to unnamed class plaintiffs has been a troubling issue.
In 2016, the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, resolving a circuit split on whether an unaccepted offer of judgment pursuant ...
In a putative class action complaint filed in Cook County Circuit Court, employees of Illinois liquor store chain Binny's Beverage Depot ...
Foley & Lardner
In our previous update, we informed you that Atlantic Trading USA LLC had filed the first class action complaint in Chicago federal court ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On May 10, 2018, the Unites States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of putative class actions against TD Ameritrade, Inc. ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Sali v. Corona Regional Medical Center, No. 15-5640, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 11497 (9th Cir. May 3, 2018), a three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On April 30, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari in Lamps Plus Inc. v. Varela, No. 17-988.
Proposed amendments to the class action settlement process in Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(e) are scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1, 2018.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The federal district court for the Northern District of California recently dismissed a putative class action lawsuit, which alleged that Horizon Organic milk containing "DHA" ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 2, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey granted a debt collector's motion to dismiss a putative class action brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, holding...
The truth in most misclassification cases is that this isn't true and the inquiry will devolve into a series of individual inquiries.
Carlton Fields
In Edwards v. DoorDash, Inc., No. 17-20082 (5th Cir. Apr. 25, 2018), the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reaffirmed its position that arbitrability of claims, including whether class or collective claims must be arbitrated individually, is a threshold question that must be determined by the court prior to deciding certification motions.
Arnold & Porter
In April, Judge Lucy Koh of the Northern District of California denied a plaintiff's motion to certify a class of consumers who alleged that certain Nissan manual transmissions suffered from design defects...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
For the second time, an Illinois federal judge powered down a proposed class action against VTech Electronics following a 2015 data breach of its internet-connected digital learning toys.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has lowered the bar when it comes to the type of evidence plaintiffs need to present in order to have their claims certified as a class action.
Butler Snow LLP
On March 20, 2018, the United States Supreme Court released its unanimous decision in Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, 138 S.Ct. 1061 (2018).
In a 28-page opinion, a panel of the Ninth Circuit overturned a district court's denial of class certification, in part, because the lower court required supporting evidence to be admissible.
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Possibly foreshadowing the Supreme Court's decision on a petition for certiorari we recently chronicled here...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A 2014 class action lawsuit filed in California against Deoleo, the maker of Bertolli olive oil, has settled
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On February 6, 2018, Seyfarth Shaw Partner Jerry Maatman and Bloomberg Law Senior Legal Editor Perry Cooper presented a timely event on "Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation Panel Discussion."
Schoenberg, Finkel, Newman & Rosenberg, LLC
The past four spring training columns have each covered the progress of a class-action lawsuit in which minor league players sought to obtain what Major League Baseball, supreme ruler...
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP
Last year, plaintiffs filed an unprecedented 412 new federal class-action securities cases, meaning that the "likelihood of securities litigation against U.S. exchange-listed companies was greater in 2017...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The settlement has yet to be approved by the court.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The putative class representatives allege that Publishers Clearing House engaged in deceptive marketing practices through direct mail and email marketing campaigns in violation of federal and state law.
Thompson Coburn LLP
In a blow to retailers and other businesses subjected to data breaches, the Seventh Circuit has reinstated a class action brought by consumers against Barnes & Noble arising from a 2012 breach.
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As we noted in prior blog articles, questions regarding what authorizes class arbitration continue to arise despite class action waivers in many arbitration agreements.
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