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New York State Dramatically Expands Its Discrimination Laws
The New York State legislature has adopted, and it is anticipated that Governor Cuomo will soon sign, new legislation that makes the state one of the most pro-employee states in the country.
United States
15 Jul 2019
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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Certain Businesses And Lawyers Are Not Debt Collectors Under The FDCPA
(April 22, 2019) - The federal courts are plagued by what we might charitably refer to as creative claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).
United States
6 May 2019
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All-Natural Class Action Suit In New York Federal Court Is Placed On Hold
Multiple consumer class actions have been filed around the country involving the labeling of food products as "natural" or "all-natural."
United States
5 Oct 2016
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Court Rules That Website Did not Bind Consumers To Arbitrate Their Claims
The Second Circuit ruled that a consumer class action lawsuit against Amazon.com brought under the CPSA arising from the sale of a diet pill would be allowed to proceed in the federal court...
United States
5 Oct 2016
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Approval Of Huge Class Settlement Reversed Based On Conflict Of Interest Of Class Counsel Representing Subclasses With Diverging Interests
Plaintiffs' antitrust claims alleged that the defendants adopted rules that allowed the banks issuing credit cards to impose an artificially inflated interchange fee that merchants had little choice but to accept.
United States
29 Jul 2016
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New Jersey Expands The Ability Of Clients And Non-Clients To Recover Fees From Attorneys
New Jersey legal malpractice cases have long been the exception to the general American Rule pursuant to which litigants must bear their own attorneys' fees in the absence of a statutory basis for fee-shifting...
United States
2 Jun 2016
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Professional Liability Newsletter - Winter 2016
We are pleased to bring you the Winter, 2016, Professional Liability Newsletter. In this edition, you will find great information on our many victories and exciting news from Lewis Brisbois.
United States
5 Apr 2016
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