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Court Rules UBH Coverage Guidelines A Monumental Fixer-Upper
Earlier this month, on March 5, 2019, the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California filed a 106-page Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law in the class action Wit v. United Behavioral Health ("UBH").
United States
1 Apr 2019
Where To Next? Ontario Court Of Appeal Rules That Arbitration Clause Is Invalid, Clearing The Road For Class Action Against Uber
A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision may have significant implications on the interpretation of "dispute resolution" provisions contained in employment and independent contractor agreements.
12 Feb 2019
SCOTUS: Statistical Or Representative Evidence Can Be Used In Class And Collective Actions
Class and collective action plaintiffs can establish liability through statistical or "representative" evidence, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, released last week.
United States
30 Mar 2016
PHIPA Offers "No Shelter" To Ontario Hospital Form Class Proceedings For Breach Of Privacy
Back in 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal recognized the tort of invasion of privacy – fast forward to the recent string of privacy breaches of personal information held by health care facilities in Ontario.
15 Apr 2015
Antitrust Claims In Auto Repair Shop Antitrust MDL Case Come To A Crashing Halt As Court Grants Insurers’ Motion To Dismiss; Plaintiffs Respond By Filing Second Amended Complaint
Undeterred by Judge Presnell's ruling, on February 11, plaintiffs filed a Second Amended Complaint, again asserting antitrust claims for price fixing and "boycott."
United States
2 Mar 2015
Aetna Terminates Its Proposed "Ingenix" Class Action Settlement
Aetna announced that it would not finalize its proposed settlement of In re Aetna UCR Litigation, a class action proceeding in the District of New Jersey.
United States
1 May 2014
In Reversing The Dismissal Of A Healthcare Data Breach Class Action, The Eleventh Circuit Shows The Importance Of Encryption
The class action stems from the theft of two laptop computers from AvMed's Gainesville, Florida office in December 2009.
United States
30 Oct 2012
6th Circuit Holds McCarran-Ferguson Act Bars Antitrust Claims Against Title Insurers
On July 17, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its long awaited decision in "Katz v. Fidelity National Title Insurance Company".
United States
7 Sep 2012
Participants In First Federal Bank Of California ESOP Move Court For Final Approval Of Settlement
On March 12th, participants in the First Federal Bank of California Employee Stock Ownership Plan moved the United States District Court for the Central District of California for final approval of an $800,000 settlement agreement that would end a class action brought against former officers and directors alleging breaches of fiduciary duties under ERISA.
United States
23 Apr 2012
District Court Gives Preliminary Approval To Settlement In King & Prince Seafood Corporation Stock-Drop Litigation
On April 4th, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia gave preliminary approval to a settlement in a class action brought by participants in the King & Prince Seafood Corporation Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
United States
23 Apr 2012
Class Action Law In Ontario Canada - A New Playbook 20 Years In The Making
On this the twentieth anniversary of the Class Proceedings Act, 1992 two recent Ontario Court decisions may significantly change Class Action litigation.
United States
29 Mar 2012
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