Mondaq USA: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration > Class Actions
K&L Gates
The D.C. Circuit recently gave its opinion as to whether pleading an increased risk of future injury is sufficient to establish Article III...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Rumors are rampant that the White House's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) may soon take action on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) changes to its EEO-1 form...
Carlton Fields
The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal found that an arbitration agreement entered into by a putative class representative and his eventual employer was enforceable even though the agreement...
Fisher Phillips LLP
Much to the dismay of companies, on August 1, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit made it easier for plaintiffs, and their attorneys, to bring class action data breach cases.
BakerHostetler
On August 9 the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) filed its responsive brief in one of three cases before the Supreme Court that may determine the future validity of individual arbitration...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Last month, a federal district court in Manhattan refused to dismiss a putative class action lawsuit filed by a legally blind woman under the Americans with Disabilities Act...
Carlton Fields
This week the Ninth Circuit offered plaintiffs who wish to bring both individual and class actions a potentially broad path to establish Article III standing based on mere allegations of procedural...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified the scope of specific personal jurisdiction in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, San Francisco City.
Reed Smith
If not yet dead, the medical monitoring claim itself is hooked up to monitors and the prognosis is not good.
BakerHostetler
In April, we reported on the oral argument in Microsoft Corp. v. Baker, a Supreme Court case addressing whether putative class members may obtain appellate review of orders denying class certification...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On August 1, 2017, plaintiff Raymond Alvandi filed a putative class action in California federal court against Annie's, Inc., seeking damages and injunctive and declaratory relief.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Last Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit revived a California man's lawsuit accusing Spokeo, Inc. of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA").
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has become the second federal court of appeals to weigh in on an important legal issue for employers in defending against expensive, increasingly common FCRA class action lawsuits.
BakerHostetler
In a sex discrimination case we have been following for almost six years, the Second Circuit has added a measure of rationality by vacating a lower court opinion that would have permitted an arbitrator's...
Carlton Fields
The Fifth Circuit recently vacated a class action settlement that included unsecured and uncollateralized future payments to the plaintiffs, while providing a swift and complete payout of fees to class counsel.
Sedgwick LLP
Recently, Wells Fargo has been no stranger to scandals.
Orrick
The last ten years have seen a proliferation of high-profile class actions alleging breach of ERISA fiduciary duties of prudence and loyalty against plan fiduciaries.
BakerHostetler
We have been following how California courts deal with the intersection of PAGA claims and individual arbitration agreements after Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC, 59 Cal. 4th 348 (2014) for some time.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The plaintiff(s) eventually argued for class arbitration, but the arbitration clause said nothing about such a procedure.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 26 June 2017, in California Public Employees' Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc., the US Supreme Court resolved a dispute between the federal appellate courts over whether the filing of a class action...
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Venable LLP
The Court also held that an employer who informs its employees of their entitlement to a day of rest does not incur liability when those employees voluntarily elect to work.
Foley & Lardner
As its term drew to a close, the Supreme Court handed down its latest decision on personal jurisdiction in a case entitled Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., San Francisco Cty.
Orrick
The last ten years have seen a proliferation of high-profile class actions alleging breach of ERISA fiduciary duties of prudence and loyalty against plan fiduciaries.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
The U.S. Supreme Court term that ended June 2017 included a number of decisions important to workplace law, as well as the confirmation of Justice Neil Gorsuch.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified the scope of specific personal jurisdiction in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, San Francisco City.
Carlton Fields
As the number of data breaches continues to increase, so too do the costs. After a breach occurs, companies typically expend significant sums conducting investigations, notifying customers and regulators...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Supreme Court is set to hear oral argument in October on whether class and collective action waivers are enforceable.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Federal securities fraud class action filings have been on a meteoric rise over the past 18 months.
Holland & Knight
Three years after its decision in Walden v. Fiore,1 the U.S. Supreme Court issued another decision that continues its trend of limiting the exercise of specific personal jurisdiction over non-resident defendants.
Holland & Knight
Under a controversial new final rule issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on July 10, 2017, banks and credit card companies are prohibited from forcing consumers....
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