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Lit Alerts—September 2019
In Gemini Technologies, Inc. v. Smith & Wesson Corp., the Ninth Circuit held that a clause specifying Delaware as the forum for any disputes between the contracting parties was invalid
United States
10 Sep 2019
Lit Alerts—August 2019
In June, the US Supreme Court held in Knick v. Township of Scott that property owners may file an inverse condemnation claim in federal court as long as they base their claim on the Fifth Amendment.
United States
9 Aug 2019
Lit Alerts—April 2019
In Nutraceutical Corp. v. Lambert, 139 S. Ct. 710 (2019), the US Supreme Court ruled that attorneys must strictly adhere to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f)'s 14-day deadline to appeal a class certification order.
United States
10 Apr 2019
Lit Alerts—November 2018
In August,the Ninth Circuit held that a district courts local rule that set a strict deadline for filing a class certification motion is incompatible with the flexible Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
United States
8 Nov 2018
Lit Alerts—October 2018
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently reversed a lower court's decision holding that two insurance firms were not required to pay for the defense of their insured, Vibram USA, Inc., in a civil suit...
United States
10 Oct 2018
Lit Alerts—June 2018, Vol. 2
month, a three-justice panel of the California Court of Appeal affirmed a trial court's order denying Uber's motion to arbitrate claims brought by a Lyft driver who also drove for Uber.
United States
9 Jul 2018
Lit Alerts—May 2018
In Garcia v. Mercedes-Benz USA, Inc., a California Court of Appeal declined to award attorney's fees to a plaintiff pursuant to the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act (the Act) when the plaintiff claimed...
United States
8 May 2018
Consumer Class Actions: Lawsuit Alleging Consumers Are Misled As To Beer's Brewing Location Survives Motion To Dismiss
Last month, the US District Court for the Northern District of California granted in part and denied in part a motion to dismiss a putative class action brought by beer consumers.
United States
6 Oct 2017
Attorney's Fees: Seventh Circuit Disapproves Increase In Fees Award Based On Case's Novelty Or Complexity
A magistrate judge in the Northern District of Illinois awarded class counsel $4,770,834, or 1.75 times the amount actually billed.
United States
20 Sep 2017
Right Of Publicity: Northern District Of California Dismisses Lawsuit Over NFL Players' Likenesses In Sports Video Game
EA sought summary judgment on the plaintiffs' § 3344 claims on the ground that EA had not used the players' likenesses, as defined in § 3344.
United States
20 Sep 2017
Securities: Ninth Circuit Extends Omnicare Standards To Statement Of Opinion Securities Exchange Act 10(B) Claims
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...
United States
6 Jun 2017
Class Action Fairness Act: Ninth Circuit Clarifies That Consolidating Actions For Non-Binding Bellwether Trials Does Not Permit Removal To Federal Court Under CAFA's "Mass Action" Provision
In April, the Ninth Circuit ruled in Dunson v. Cordis Corp. that a defendant is not entitled to remove cases to federal court based on CAFA when plaintiffs consolidate lawsuits with identical claims ...
United States
6 Jun 2017
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