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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—July 2019
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed the SDNY'S dismissal of suits against Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Pfizer Inc. on the ground that the suits asserted state-law claims that were preempted by the FDCA.
United States
5 Jul 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—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
Lit Alerts—April 2018, Vol. 1
In Kite v. Director, Division of Taxation, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, held that a taxpayer must pay state income taxes on a qui tam award under the New Jersey Gross Income Tax Act (Act) ...
United States
6 Apr 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
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