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Mayer Brown
As many of our readers know, the Supreme Court will hear arguments next term in a trio of cases examining whether class waivers in employment arbitration agreements are enforceable under...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On June 7, 2017, a Central District Court of California declined to certify a class of consumers who alleged that 5-Hour Energy's marketing of an energy drink was misleading, finding that individual...
BakerHostetler
One of the difficulties of class action litigation that continues to vex employers is the frequent inability to obtain meaningful review of certification decisions.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The suit was filed in August 2016 by a group of osteopathic doctors against the primary certifying body for osteopathic physicians in the United States.
Morgan Lewis
Instead, when class certification is denied―or a motion to strike class allegations is granted―plaintiffs are limited to seeking permission of the applicable US Court of Appeals...
Foley & Lardner
On June 6, 2017, a federal district court in Menichino v. CitiBank rejected an interpretation of the RESPA Section 8 statute of limitations espoused by the CFPB in captive reinsurance cases, ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Yesterday, on June 12, 2017, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Microsoft Corp. v. Baker et al., a closely watched case in the class action world, and one on which we previously reported here.
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous 8-0 opinion in Microsoft Corp. v. Baker, reversing the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and holding that federal courts lack jurisdiction under...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The U.S. Supreme Court has closed a loophole that class action plaintiffs in the Ninth Circuit had been exploiting to obtain immediate appellate review of a district court's denial of class certification.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
These two decisions are expected to put a damper on the wave of class action suits being pursued in New Jersey federal court against e-commerce companies for technical violations of the TCCWNA.
BakerHostetler
On March 31, 2017, the D.C. Circuit struck down FCC regulations requiring that solicited fax advertisements include opt-out notifications...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Microsoft Corp. v. Baker, No. 15-457, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on a procedural issue that is of importance in any class action in terms of when and in what circumstances a plaintiff may appeal orders...
Fisher Phillips LLP
While not an employment law decision, this ruling is welcome news for those employers facing class action lawsuits (Microsoft Corp. v. Baker).
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Introduction. On May 22, 2017, plaintiff Jessica Gomez filed an opposition on behalf of a putative class of consumers urging a federal district court judge not to dismiss her lawsuit against Jelly Belly Co.
BakerHostetler
The district court below certified a class as to the plaintiff's contract and Louisiana insurance law claims, as well as the fraud claims.
Carlton Fields
The Central District of California district court recently weighed in on the limits of mass action jurisdiction under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA).
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In Resh v. China Agritech, a Ninth Circuit panel held that a pending putative class action in which class certification is ultimately denied tolls the statute of limitations as to claims that previously...
Reed Smith
Here's the crux of today's case, In re Trader Joe's Tuna Litig., 2017 WL 2408117, at *1 (C.D. Cal. Jun. 2, 2017):
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The case involved a group of Xbox owners that had brought a putative class action against Microsoft based on an alleged design defect in the device.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
American and international courts have been debating the tentative legality of disclosing third-party litigation funding.
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Reed Smith
A class action lawsuit recently settled with KT Health LLC and KT Health Holdings LLC ("KT Health").
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals—apparently unable to wait a few months for the Supreme Court of the United States to rule on the issue—has now cast its lot with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 4, Bellwether Community Credit Union filed a class action suit on behalf of a proposed class of financial institutions in Colorado federal court against Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc...
Mayer Brown
As many of our readers know, the Supreme Court will hear arguments next term in a trio of cases examining whether class waivers in employment arbitration agreements are enforceable under...
Reed Smith
As courts continue to grapple with close calls on standing following the U.S. Supreme Court's seminal decision in Spokeo v. Robins, another court has given defendants a win for intangible...
BakerHostetler
What do babies, sex toys and wireless head phones have in common? Apparently, the privacy concerns of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...
BakerHostetler
The court's decision sides with the Seventh and Ninth Circuits, which have reached similar holdings, to create a slight majority in the circuit split on the enforceability of such provisions.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court's decision to dismiss a pension fund's putative securities class action in City of Dearborn Heights Act 345 Police & Fire Retirement System v. Align...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a district court's dismissal of plaintiff's unfair competition law and consumer legal remedies claims...
BakerHostetler
In Oliveira v. New Prime, Inc., No. 15-2364 (May 12, 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit confronted two arbitration-related questions of first impression in that Circuit.
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