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Bumble Stumbles: State Policy Interests Override Dating App's Contractual Forum
In the strange multi-national world of Internet commerce, it's not always clear where lawsuits can be brought.
United States
2 Aug 2019
BIPA Litigation Offers No Legislative Reprieve To Employers – Yet
As we previously reported, the Illinois Supreme Court held in Rosenbach v. Six Flags Enter. Corp. that Illinois employees do not have to allege actual harm to state a cause of action under the Illinois BIPA.
United States
14 Jun 2019
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Provides New Route For Data Security Breach Plaintiffs
Data security breaches have become ubiquitous. However, in spite of the large number of well-publicized incidents, plaintiffs generally have had limited achievement in bringing private actions
United States
8 Jan 2019
Don't Cry Over Spilt – Organic – Milk
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" ...
United States
15 May 2018
Seventh Circuit Lets Data Breach Suit Proceed For Credit Monitoring And Lost Use Of Credit Card Damages
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.
United States
23 Apr 2018
9th Circuit Invokes "Reasonable Child" Standard To Ice Starbucks Consumer Fraud Claim Based On Cold Drinks
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed dismissal of a putative class action against Starbucks relating to the amount of liquid in its various-sized tea, coffee, and specialty drinks.
United States
12 Apr 2018
Class Cert Denied In Baby Food False Labeling Case: Faulty Regression Model To Blame
Ever since the Supreme Court's 2013 decision in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, 569 U.S. 27, 133 S.Ct. 1426, 185 L.Ed.2d 515 (2013), plaintiffs' lawyers have been clamoring ...
United States
27 Feb 2018
Supreme Court Clarifies Definition Of ‘Church Plan' Under ERISA
The Supreme Court on June 5, 2017, unanimously held that a benefits plan administered by an entity that is associated with a church and has as its principal purpose the administration or funding...
United States
16 Jun 2017
House Passes Bill To Clamp Down On Class Actions
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 985, the "Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act," on March 9, 2017. The bill would add eight new sections to the "Consumer Class Action Bill of Rights..."
United States
25 Apr 2017
Slack-Fill Lawsuits Filling Up State Court Dockets
The uptick in "slack-fill" litigation that we have previously covered in this blog shows no signs of abating — and a spate of recent filings in Missouri state court show that the trend may be expanding.
United States
3 Jan 2017
Higher Ed Braces For Flood Of Lawsuits Over Retirement Plans
Numerous colleges and universities sponsor retirement plans—both defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC)—to provide retirement income security for their employees.
United States
19 Aug 2016
Class Action Defendants Benefit From Spokeo's Ruling On Standing
In Spokeo, Robins alleged that a website had posted inaccurate information about his personal and financial situation.
United States
24 May 2016
California's High Court: Federal Law Does Not Preempt State Claims For Intentionally False 'Organic' Labels
The plaintiff in Quesada brought a putative class action against Herb Thyme for mislabeling non-organic products as organic.
United States
23 May 2016
Is Everyone's Website Illegal?
Your website consists of visible text and graphics, geared to the sighted reader.
United States
11 May 2016
What's Next For Class Action Defendants After Tyson Foods?
The U.S. Supreme Court on March 22 handed down a decision in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo.
United States
31 Mar 2016
Limiting Tort Liability For Cannabis: Failure To Warn Part I – The LivWell Lawsuit
On Oct. 5, 2015, two plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit in Denver against the owner of a large cannabis grow facility, LivWell.
United States
15 Oct 2015
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