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Cosmetics Label Suit Reinstated; Dismissal Under Primary Jurisdiction Improper
April 10
Class Grounded: U.S. Courts Can't Enforce EU System of Payments for Flight Delays
April 10
‘GMO-Free' Quinoa Crisps Deceptively Labeled; Snacks Have GMO Ingredients, Consumer Says
April 10
Jimmy John's Workers Suit Partly Proceeds; Noncompete Claims Can't Go Forward
April 10
Canada's Top Court Rejects Class Action Over Eliminating Wheat Board Monopoly
April 10
Federal Law Preempts Some Tobacco Claims In Engle-Progeny Cases, 11th Circuit Says
April 9
Mercedes-Benz Engine Class Settlement Receives Preliminary Court Approval
April 9
New Jersey Trial Court Ruling in Accutane: Another Example Of Science Driving Outcomes in Pharmaceutical Litigation
April 9
Foreclosure Complaint May Serve As Basis for Claims Under FDCPA
April 9
1st Quarter Attorneys' Fees: Fee Percentage Should Drop as Class Recovery Rises
April 9
Cable TV Site Visitor's Privacy Claim Fails Because She Wasn't a ‘Subscriber'
April 9
Daubert Analysis Must Be Applied At Class Certification Stage in Third Circuit
April 8
Punitives Allowed Against Boston Scientific In Couple's Suit Under Maryland Law
April 8
Amedisys Seeks Justices' Review Of Whether Loss Causation Properly Alleged
April 8
No Interlocutory Review of Class Certification In Scotts EZ Seed Consumer Suit
April 8
Mercedes-Benz Van Proposed Class Action Moves Forward on Product Liability Claim
April 8
Proposed Class Action OK Against Nissan; Design Satisfies Jurisdictional Requirement
April 8
Dismissal of Claims Against Delta Petroleum Over Failed Merger Mostly Upheld
April 8
‘Filed Rate Doctrine' Bars Consumer Claims Against Insurers, Trust
April 8
InVivo Therapeutics Wins Dismissal Of Complaint Over Product-Related Statements
April 8
Arbitration of Injunctive Relief Claims To Be Considered by California High Court
April 7
CAFA Securities Exception Precludes Review of Order Remanding Bondholder Suit
April 7
$8.5M Google Referrer Header Settlement OK; Deal Requires Cy Pres Relief, Disclosures
April 7
Justices Decline Review of Medicare Case; Beneficiaries Allege Premiums Miscalculated
April 7
Wallet User May Challenge Google For Alleged Privacy Policy Violations
April 7
Centrum Vitamin Class Complaint Tossed; Plaintiffs Failed to Show Labels Deceptive
April 7
Prior Relationship With Defendant Disqualifies Plaintiffs' Expert From Addressing Causation
April 7
Ford Owners Win Source Code Discovery In Unintended Acceleration Class Cases
April 6
Teva Agrees to Settle Nexium Litigation With Three Plaintiff Classes for $24 Million
April 6
Benicar Suits Head for New Jersey; Plaintiffs Say Drug Causes GI Problems
April 6
No MDL for Consumer Suits Over Ginkgo Biloba Marketing
April 6
Justices Won't Review Ruling Allowing FLSA Collective Action Despite Waiver
April 6
IRS Must Produce List of Conservative Groups For Class Certification-Related Discovery
April 6
Facebook's Tag Suggestions Tool Allegedly Violates Ill. Biometric Privacy Law
April 6
Back Pay to HUSCO Workers Barred In Wisconsin Class Suit Over Unpaid Breaks
April 3
Steelworkers' Retiree Benefits Dispute Heads to Trial; Tackett Concurrence Cited
April 3
NLRB Refuses to Allow Withdrawal of Charge Contesting Flyte Tyme's Class Waiver Provision
April 3
Pimco Sues AIG Over Losses From 2008 Financial Meltdown
April 3
Holders of Other Credit Cards Sue AmEx Over Merchant Rules
April 3
Statute of Repose Defense Struck Down For Engle-Progeny Fraud Claims in Florida
April 2
Claims by Shareholders Who Opted Out Of 2012 Settlement With AIG Revived
April 2
Hershey Wins Judgment in Label Suit Over Antioxidant Statement on Kisses
April 2
Aveeno ‘Natural' Sunscreen Label Suit Not Preempted, Survives Dismissal
April 2
Class Action Against MassMutual Halted Pending Supreme Court's Tibble Decision
April 2
Hulu Wins Dismissal of Privacy Class Action Over Consumer Data Sent to Facebook
April 2
Video Store Workers' FLSA Subclass Decertified; Other Claims Proceed
April 2
Almost Total Rejection by Farmer Plaintiffs Leads Court to Reject Milk Class Settlement
April 2
Walgreens to Pay $11 Million to Settle Suit Over 9.2 Million Robocalls to Consumers
April 2
Michigan Blues Will Pay $30 Million to Close Litigation Over Most Favored Nation Clauses
April 2
Two Class Suits Belong in Federal Court Under Dart Cherokee; CAFA Removals Timely
April 1
Heeding the Transaction Requirement in California's Consumer Legal Remedies Act
March 31
Judge Decertifies Video Store Workers' FLSA ‘Off-the-Clock' Subclass; Allows Other Claims
April 2
Two Class Suits Belong in Federal Court; CAFA Removals Were Timely, 9th Cir. Says
April 1
Class Claims Axed in Riddell Helmet Suit But Plaintiffs May Recast Proposed Class
April 1
Class Claims Struck From Homeowner Suit Alleging Insurer Didn't Cover Water Damage
April 1
First Pair of Smokers' Cases Filed in Series Meant to Use Broad Mass. Top Court Holding
April 1
Estee Lauder Putative Class Suit Proceeds On False Advertising, Contract Claims
April 1
Sprint Agrees to Pay $131 Million to Settle Shareholder Class Action Over Stock Fraud
April 1
Putative P.F. Chang's Customer Class Action Over Restaurant Security Breach Dismissed
April 1
Proposed Class of Indirect Noodle Buyers Adequately Stated Price-Fixing Claims
April 1
Make Rule 23 Fairer to Plaintiffs, Public Justice Tells Advisory Committee
March 31
Dole ‘Natural' Label Suit Wrongly Decertified, Claims Wrongly Axed, Ninth Circuit Told
March 31
$850K Wage-Hour Class Settlement Rejected; Problems Include Commonality, Predominance
March 31
Stanford Investors Can't Sue U.S. Over SEC's Failure to Halt Ponzi Scheme
March 31
Individual Investor Bests PE Fund In Lead Plaintiff Bid Over China Audits
March 31
Navistar May Arbitrate Dispute Over Retiree Benefit Payments
March 30
Oil Services Firm's Ex-Employees Cleared To Pursue FLSA Overtime Claims
March 30
Ester-C Supplement Suit May Proceed; Federal Preemption Bid Rejected
March 30
Safeway Didn't Violate California Privacy Law By Recording Birthdate for Alcohol Purchase
March 30
Saks & Co. Can't Skirt Calif. Suit Over Allegedly Incomplete Pay Stubs
March 30
Financial Institutions, Warehouses Must Defend Revised Price-Fixing Claims
March 30
TCPA Class Suit Not Moot Because of Plaintiff Judgment Offer
March 27
NHL Concussion Class Action Proceeds; League Loses Bid to Nix Ex-Players' Claims
March 27
Ameriprise Agrees to $27.5M Settlement In Class Action Challenging 401(k) Plan Fees
March 27
Fabrazyme Maker Not Liable For Alleged Harm Caused by Shortage
March 27
Chicago Fire Department Settles With Class Of 59 Female Job Applicants in Testing Case
March 27
Moving Company Isn't Required to Pay Workers for All Wait and Travel Time
March 27
Privacy Claims Proceed Against Apple, Apps Over Uploaded Address Book Data
March 27
Used-Car Buyer's Class Suit Reinstated; N.D. Top Court Looks at Certification Factors
March 26
Expedia Fails to Halt Consumer Suit Over Disappearing Website Discount
March 26
Sunscreen Label Suit Survives Dismissal; No Preemption of Deception Claims
March 26
Flaws in Pleading Scienter Fatal To Fraud Claims Auditors Ignored Red Flags
March 26
Duties Breached to Disability Plan Participant In Class Suit Over Cost-of-Living Increases
March 26
Snyder's Snack ‘Natural' Label Suit Survives Dismissal; Injunctive Claims Nixed
March 26
Attorneys' Fees Cut $13M In IndyMac MBS Settlement
March 26
Cleaning Service Franchisees Must Arbitrate; No Proof Arbitration Is Cost Prohibitive
March 25
Data Security: Looking for a Safe Harbor in a Gathering Storm
March 19
Don't Take ‘No Injury' Online Privacy Case, Solicitor General Tells Supreme Court
March 19
Target Agrees to Settle Claims In Data Breach Class Suit for $10M
March 19
Hedge Fund Betting on Litigation Spreading, Largest Player Reports Strong Profits
March 19
Same-Sex Couples Seeking Marriage Rights In Alabama May Add Class Action Claims
March 19
Church Plan Case Against Ascension Remanded for Settlement Consideration
March 19
United Refining Retirees Class Gets Big Win; 3rd Cir. Ducks Question of ERISA Deference
March 19
$10.6 Million Topamax Jury Award Affirmed in Bellwether Trial Against Drug Maker
March 19
Companies Taking More Measured Approach To Class Action Defense, Survey Suggests
March 18
Xbox Design Defect Class Claims Revived: Defects Present in Units Even if Not Manifest
March 18
Courthouse Workers Win Class Status In Missouri Medical Monitoring Asbestos Case
March 18
Discovery in NHL Concussion MDL Limited To Six Plaintiffs, Non-sensitive Medical Info
March 18
David Boies Among Plaintiffs' Lawyers To Lead Takata Lost-Value Air Bag Suits
March 18
Certification of Liability-Only Class OK In Overtime Suit Against Duane Reade
March 18
New York Exotic Dancer Who Opted Out Of Class Action Must Arbitrate Wage Claims
March 18
Would-Be BlackBerry Class Suit Nixed; Fraud Over Recent Product Releases Alleged
March 18
Investor Suit Against Drug Maker Revived Over FDA Rejection of New Drug Application
March 18
Taishan Gypsum to Re-enter Drywall Cases After Default, Contempt, Class Certification
March 17
Whether User Assent to Known Terms Signals Assent to Others Differs by Website
March 17
Class Alleging Payroll Company Data Breach Lacks Concrete Injuries for Standing
March 17
Viacom Agrees to $7.2 Million Deal To Settle Interns' Minimum Wage Claims
March 17
LandAmerica Financial Group Employees Agree to $5M Settlement in Stock-Drop Case
March 17
HP Gets Initial OK of Derivative Suit Deal Over Autonomy Acquisition on Third Try
March 17
Court Prunes GE-Danfoss Dispute In Refrigerants Antitrust Litigation
March 17
Class Claims Over ‘No Trans Fat' on Label Not Preempted; 9th Cir. Differs From Others
March 16
Kind ‘No Refined Sugar’ Label Suit Dismissed With Prejudice
March 16
Jani-King Franchisees Win Class Certification; Suit Invokes Pennsylvania Wage Payment Law
March 16
Objectors' Fees in Bar Prep Antitrust Suit Nudged Up; Negative Multiplier Improper
March 16
Basis for TCPA Plaintiff Standing Limited; Still No Vicarious Liability Showing Needed
March 16
Scienter Pleading Flaws Ruled Fatal To Suit Over Medical Concern's Financials
March 16
Settlement Prospects Uncertain, Cases Still Numerous, Appellate Issues Varied in Florida Tobacco Litigation
March 13
Issues Class Certified in FLSA Case; DirectSat's Liability Common to All Technicians
March 13
Mortgage Servicers Must Credit Payments On Date of Online Authorization; Suit Reinstated
March 13
Online Call Campaign Provider Exempt From TCPA Liability as Common Carrier
March 13
Copyright Act Preempts Any Publicity Rights Of Former NCAA Athletes in Pics Sold Online
March 13
Jury Must Decide Whether Lyft, Uber Drivers Are Employees Under State Law
March 13
Customer Sues Target, Jewel-Osco Over Alleged Illinois Sales Tax Miscalculation
March 13
Georgia GM Ignition Switch Case Settles Again; Suit Asserted Fraud Claims to Undo Prior Deal
March 13
Goldman Sachs May Have Shaken Off Gender Discrimination Class Action
March 12
Would-be Class Claims Against Bayer Survive In One-A-Day Vitamin Label Challenge
March 12
No Xcelera Shareholder Class In Suit Alleging Insider Trading
March 12
Class of Restaurant Workers Properly Denied In Suit Alleging Wage and Hour Violations
March 12
Decision on PepsiCo 4-MeI Class Action Expected Soon, Co-Lead Counsel Says
March 12
New Church Plan Case Brings Additional Judicial Circuit Into Fray
March 12
Suit Against Drug Makers Properly Nixed Over Failed Drug Approval; Intent Lacking
March 12
X-Ray Company Workers Win First OK Of $2.5M Wage-Hour Class Settlement
March 12
Former Servers in FLSA Case Lack Standing To Challenge Arbitration Pact
March 11
Certification OK'd for Class Alleging Facebook Must Allow Minors Right to Void Purchases
March 11
Objector Asks Seventh Circuit to Review $75M Capital One TCPA Class Settlement
March 11
GM Directors Should Face Flawed-Ignition Claims, Investors Tell Judge
March 11
Firms Like Arbitration for Malpractice Claims, But It's Not Without Downsides, Experts Say
March 11
Starbucks Must Face Proposed Class Claims That Stores Aren't Handicapped-Accessible
March 11
Fraud Suit Over Failed Cancer Drug Felled by Falsity, Scienter Challenges
March 11
Motrin Makers Use Deceptive Packaging To Make It Look Like More, Complaint Says
March 11
Class Settlement Over Rigged Arcade Game Rejected on Fees, Ascertainability Grounds
March 11
CFPB Study of Consumer Finance Markets Suggests Arbitration Clauses Limit Relief
March 10
Carrera Settlement Slated for Final Hearing; Suit Led to 3d Cir. Ascertainability Ruling
March 10
Financial Planning Firm's Class Suit Revived On Appeal Over Schwab Bond Fund Investment
March 10
Orthofix, Ex-Execs Can't Shake Investor Suit Over Alleged Revenue Scam
March 10
Cleaning Professionals Must Arbitrate Claims That Referral Website Violated Wage Laws
March 10
Sanctions Imposed on Seattle Law Firm For ‘Bad Faith' Pursuit of Thalidomide Cases
March 10
Supreme Court Won't Review Class Arbitrability Question in FLSA Case
March 9
‘Essential' Federal Employees Who Worked Will Soon Get Right-to-Sue Notices, Firm Says
March 9
Consolidation of Herbal Testosterone Suits Against GNC, Others, Set for Hearing
March 9
CVS Workers, Retailer Get Early Approval Of $900,000 Wage-and-Hour Settlement
March 9
CPSC Obtains 60 Minutes Research On China-Made Laminated Flooring
March 9
Investor Class Recertified In Madoff Feeder Fund Litigation
March 6
Marlboro Lights Smoker Class Status OK'd; Rare Certification Says Predominance No Bar
March 5
Hotel Guard Overtime Suit Properly Removed; CAFA Amount in Controversy Calculation OK
March 6
Suit Over Illegal Tax on Pizza Delivery Properly in Federal Court Under CAFA
March 6
Oregon Cy Pres Legislation Signed: Settlement Leftovers Must Go to Charity
March 6
‘Unique Defense' Overcomes Presumption, Defeats Top Shareholder's Lead-Plaintiff Bid
March 6
Proposed Data Breach Class Action Revived: Allegations of Identity Theft Support Claims
March 6
Reed Elsevier Escapes Trademark Liability For Pop-Up Ads on Law Firm Websites
March 5
Pepsi Putative Class Action Dismissed; No Support for Cancer Claims
March 5
Class Status Reversed for Nextel Workers; Too Many Differing State Laws Involved
March 5
Arbitration Pacts Provided to Exotic Dancers While ‘Mostly Naked’ Ruled Unconscionable
March 5
Corporate Parents, Foreign Defendants Dismissed from Aluminum Warehousing Suit
March 5
Redline Consumers Seek New Look or Stay Of Ascertainability-Based Class Status Denial
March 4
Starbucks Plaintiff Who Lost Class Bid Sees $175K Fee Request Slashed to $6400
March 4
Senator Seeks Probes of Chinese Flooring, Draws Parallel to Defective Drywall ‘Debacle'
March 4
Class Certification Denied in Suit Over Halliburton's Disposal of Rocket Fuel
March 4
Question of Availability of Class Arbitration In Text Message Case Headed to Second Cir.
March 4
Randstad Agrees to Pay $1.25 Million To Resolve Unpaid Overtime Class Action
March 4
Showa Corp., Subsidiary Are Subject To Jurisdiction Based on U.S. Contacts
March 4
‘Market Actions’: Benefits and Pitfalls Of Mooting Class Actions With Private Remedies
March 3
State Class Action Over Tainted Dog Treats May Go on as Federal Deal Awaits Approval
March 3
Apple-Google $415M Accord Over Poaching Wins Early Approval
March 3
Worker Loses Class Certification Bid In Nordstrom Off-the-Clock Bag Check Suit
March 3
Lumber Liquidators Fights Class Action Over Tainted Wood Flooring Made in China
March 3
$40M TCPA Class Deal With HSBC OK'd; Fee Award Reduced Based on Capital One
March 3
UBS Dodges Would-Be Class Suit Over Trader That Cost Firm $2.3B
March 3
SLUSA Challenge Topples Suit Over Exchange of Annuities
March 3
New Jersey Accutane Plaintiffs in Peril After Experts Barred for Poor Science
March 3
Outside Counsel Contingency-Fee Contract OK'd in Opioid Fraudulent Marketing Case
March 3
Judgment for Ethicon Upheld in Mesh Suit; Plaintiff Failed to Link Alleged Flaw to Harm
March 3
Neighbors of General Mills Plant Win Class Certification of Pollution Claims
March 2
Ford Owners Win Another Shot at Class Status In Suit Alleging Sudden Acceleration
March 2
No Supreme Court Review of CAFA Ruling On Proof Needed for Home State Exception
March 2
Two Classes in Foam Antitrust MDL Stand After Supreme Court Denies Certiorari
March 2
Suit Alleging Excessive Hospital Charges Proceeds Via Fla. Law; Class Allegations Struck
March 2
Agreement Waiving Class Actions Enforceable In California Labor Case; Iskanian Applied
March 2
Mitsuba Loses Effort to Dismiss Price-Fixing Complaints by Radiator Buyers
March 2
Iowa Chiropractors Fail to State Per Se Antitrust Claim Against Wellmark
March 2
Polyurethane Deal Wins Final Approval In Federal MDL in Ohio
March 2
No Jurisdiction Over Japanese Headlight Maker In Antitrust Federal MDL Proceedings
March 2
Last Peanut Butter MDL Suit Moves On; ConAgra Loses Bid for Summary Judgment
March 2
Design Defect Claim Survives In Boston Scientific Mesh Suit
March 2
$27.3M Wal-Mart, Netflix Price-Fixing Deal Gets Green Light; CAFA ‘Coupon' Objections Nixed
February 27
CAFA Has Worked, But More Laws Needed To Curb Class Action Abuse, Republicans Say
February 27
Arguments on Reverse Payments About to Be Heard by California Justices
February 27
Ocean Spray Wins Judgment In ‘No Sugar Added' Label Suit
February 27
GNC False Advertising Suit Dismissed; Supplement Claims Not Actionable
February 26
Wage-and-Hour Class Suit Remanded; Evidence of $5M CAFA Threshold Speculative
February 26
Royalty Class Actions: A New Frontier
February 26
Briefing in Mental Health Parity Case Filed; Views Wanted on Recent Precedent's Impact
February 26
BofA Wins Dismissal of Payday Debit Suit; Plaintiff Misread Account Terms
February 26
Allergan Allegedly Monopolized Market for Botox's Cosmetic Use
February 26
$100M Deal Reached to End Smokers' Cases In Federal Engle-Progeny Docket in Florida
February 25
J&J Told to Pay $2.5 Million In Risperdal Male Breast Growth Trial
February 25
11 State Damages Classes Certified In Wesson Oil ‘Natural' Label Litigation
February 25
$5M Homeopathic Medicine Deal Affirmed; Reverse Auction Threat Not a Dealbreaker
February 25
Increased Liability Risks Mean Companies Must Move Beyond Cyber Perimeter Defense
February 25
Ralph Lauren, Saks Pricing Suits Dismissed; Other Outlet Pricing Actions Still Pending
February 25
Supreme Court Won't Take Review Of Card Expiration Date on Receipt Case
February 25
Would-Be Class Plaintiffs in Fraud Case Must Shore Up Claims Over Risky Investments
February 25
Embarq Retiree Claims Revived on Appeal: Fraudulent Concealment Doctrine Rejected
February 25
Justices Wrangle With Monitoring Duties Of 401(k) Fiduciaries During Oral Arguments
February 24
Class Status Revoked: Plaintiff Can't Change Class Definition After Certification Hearing
February 24
$5.25 Million Deal Over Chocolate Labels In Ghirardelli Suit Gets Final Approval
February 24
Physicians' Dispute With WellPoint Not Headed for Supreme Court
February 24
Claims Preempted in Branded Drug Suit; Maker Couldn't Unilaterally Change Label
February 23
Most Cold-Remedy Claims Proceed; CAFA Jurisdiction OK for Warranty Claims
February 23
J&J to Pay as Much as $420 Million More To Resolve Additional ASR Hip Implant Suits
February 23
Cheese Purchasers Class Wins Counsel Fees; Defendant Turned Class Member Gets Costs
February 23
Fight Among Rice MDL Plaintiffs' Attorneys Won't Get Supreme Court Look
February 23
High Court Denies Cert in Preemption Case, Won't Address Anti-Subrogation Circuit Split
February 23
Counsel, Know Thy Clients: Dismissals Under Fed. R. Civ. P. 25 For Failure to Properly Substitute for Deceased Plaintiffs
February 23
ERISA Ruling in Favor of Delta Will Get New Look Under Dudenhoeffer
February 23
Anthem Should Return Part of Premiums Due to Data Breach, Member Says in Suit
February 23
Guidance on California's ‘Day of Rest' Statutes Needed From State Top Court, Ninth Cir. Says
February 23
Google Wins Dismissal Of Android Tying Litigation
February 23
Music License Dispute Resolved Via Class Settlement's Final Approval
February 23
$8.5M Groupon Deal Needs Another Look; Approval Lacked Estimate of Value to Class
February 20
Tea Drinker Allowed to Ask Skeptical Court To Reconsider Tossing Enrichment Claim
February 20
Engle-Progeny Plaintiff Can't Void Verdict After Failing to Object to Causation Findings
February 19
Judgment Affirmed in Trim Lumber Case; Damages Provision Not Unconscionable
February 19
More Discovery Needed in Gym Credit Suit To Determine if CAFA Exception Applies
February 18
Wal-Mart, Walgreens Herbal Supplement Suits Should Be Consolidated, Plaintiffs Say
February 18
Attorneys Fighting Unjust Enrichment Suit Stemming From Rice MDL Seek Justices' Aid
February 18
Reduction of Capital One TCPA Fee Award Based on Empirical Class Settlement Data
February 18
Axesstel, Executives Can't Shake Would-Be Class Action Over Accounting
February 18
Steps to Mitigate Class Action Threats Under Video Privacy Law Outlined
February 17
‘Net Winners' in Ponzi Scheme Certified As Defendant Class in Receiver Clawback Suit
February 17
$1M Award Cleared for Port Trucker Class Who Alleged Overtime, Other Violations
February 17
Humidifier Suit Against Honeywell Proceeds; Warranty, Other Claims Survive Dismissal Bid
February 17
Evidence About Resin in Pelvic Mesh May Be Used at Trial in Boston Scientific MDL
February 17
Consolidation of Benicar Suits Slated To Get Weighed at Upcoming Hearing
February 17
Takeda Ordered to Pay $3.6 Million In Pennsylvania Actos Case
February 13
MDL Panel Asked to Consolidate Wal-Mart, Walgreens Herbal Supplement Suits
February 18
Consolidation of Benicar Suits Slated to Get Weighed at Upcoming Hearing
February 17
Target Flushable Wipes Suit Proceeds; Negligent Design, Warning Claims Nixed
February 13
$75M Capital One TCPA Class Deal OK'd; Attorneys' Fees Cut From $22M to $15M
February 13
No Standing From Risk of Future ID Theft In Data Breach Suit Against Hospital
February 13
Some Claims Stayed, Dismissed in Suit Challenging Fairness of Merger
February 13
Oil Company's Pretrial Effort to Prevent Future Relief Rejected in MTBE Leak Case
February 13
Attorneys' Fees Knocked Down to $16.5M In Volkswagen, Audi Engine Sludge MDL
February 12
N.Y. Debtors' Class Certification Upheld; ‘Sewer Service' Collection Fraud Alleged
February 12
Inmate Classes Certified in ADA Suit Challenging Jail Disability Policies
February 12
Class Certification of ZIP Code Case Wrongly Denied on Ascertainability Grounds
February 12
Consumer May Dismiss Decertified Class Suit Challenging Almond Milk Labels
February 12
Settlement Reached in 66 Listeria Suits; Dismissals to Be Filed Soon, Attorney Says
February 12
Banks Defeat Investor Claims Over Alleged Roles in Philip Barry Ponzi Scheme
February 11
J&J Abandons Claim Women Were Urged to File Bogus Mesh Cases
February 11
Polyurethane Foam Cartel Will Head to Trial As Direct Buyers Survive Summary Judgment
February 11
$30M Publix Managers' Settlement Resolving FLSA Overtime Claims Approved
February 11
Applebee's Workers Win Class Status Shot; Comcast Damages Argument Fails Again
February 10
$23B Tobacco Punitives Verdict Replaced With New Trial
February 10
Settlement Process ‘Failed Dramatically'; Farmer Can Press Claims With Arbitrator
February 10
Text by Group Leader Addition Not Actionable Under TCPA
February 10
Alaska's AG May Pursue Vioxx Suit Alleging Unfair Trade Practices in State Court
February 10
Consumers Sue Target, Wal-Mart, Walgreens Over Mislabeled Herbal Supplements
February 10
Container Store Class Deal Approved, But Attorneys Fees' Award Criticized
February 10
Company Faces Investor Class Complaint Over Unique Bylaw on Shareholder Actions
February 2
Dismissal of Shareholder Suit Upheld Over Weight-Loss Drug Statements
February 2
Cornerstone on ‘14 Securities Class Suits: Filings Stay Steady but Dollar Losses Down
February 2
Takata, Honda Want Air Bag Suits Sent to Western Pennsylvania
January 30
Dentist's Unsolicited Fax Case Revived; Rule 68 Offer Didn't Moot Class Action
January 30
Denture Cream MDL Sees All Plaintiffs' General Causation Experts Excluded
January 30
Court Approves Class Notice in Action By Airline Workers Challenging Union Fees
January 30
Drug Company Didn't Have Duty To Disclose Dispute With Business Partner
January 30
Plaintiffs Seek Appeal of Remand Denial Raising CAFA Mass Action Issue
January 29
Class Allegations Struck from Pollution Suit; Proposed Class ‘Fail-Safe,' ‘Un-Certifiable'
January 29
Snowden Sensitized Courts to Privacy Cases, Attorney Says; Defendants Say ‘Engage Early'
January 29
General Cable Sheds Securities Suit Over Allegedly Fraudulent Financials
January 29
JPMorgan, Others Evade Most Claims In Suit Over Allegedly Mishandled Loans
January 29
ALJ Follows Board on Class Action Limits, Finds No Union Waiver of Workers' Rights
January 29
J&J Knew Risperdal Caused Breast Growth In Boys, Ex-FDA Chief Says During Trial
January 29
Engle-Progeny Suit Heads Back to Trial; 11th Cir. Previously Nixed $4.3M Judgment
January 29
Merchants Who Drove MC-Visa Accord Get $1M in Incentive Awards for Work
January 28
Class Claim Over DMV Charges Moot; Driving Records Already Corrected
January 28
Judgment Against EBay Seller Class Upheld; Damages Over Search Delays Insufficient
January 28
Ex-NFL Players Appeal Dismissal of Suit Over Misuse of Prescription Pain Drugs
January 28
Egg Buyers May Use Economist's Estimates Of Cartel Overcharge in Certification Battle
January 28
Proposed Potato Chip Class Suit Out; No Plausible Definition of ‘Natural' Offered
January 28
Bard Appeals Rulings Denying New Trial, Upholding $1.75M Punitive Award in Mesh Suit
January 28
Another Expansion in Federal Jurisdiction: The Supreme Court's Decision In Dart Cherokee Basin Operation Co. v. Owens
January 27
SCOTUS Won't Review Retained Asset Case; 1st Cir. Reversal of $13M Award Stands
January 27
Consumers Win Class Certification In Suit Challenging Scotts Grass Seed Label
January 27
Dow Jones Didn't Violate Video Privacy Act By Disclosing User Viewing Information
January 27
Epidemiologist Loses Again in Zoloft Suit; Matrixx No Help in Reconsideration Bid
January 27
Spill Response Extraordinarily Effective, BP Witness Says at Fines Trial
January 27
Supreme Court Paves Way for Employers To Reduce Union Retiree Health Benefits
January 26
Target Denied Supreme Court Review Of CAFA Removal Issue in Employment Case
January 26
Supreme Court Declines to Review Sam's Club Receipt Redaction Case
January 26
No Consumer Class Ascertainable In Tomato Label Suit, ConAgra Tells 9th Cir.
January 26
Pipe Worker Class Certified in Suit Over Allocation of Pension Contributions
January 26
Worker Who Didn't Identify Potential Opt-Ins Gets Conditional Certification on FLSA Action
January 26
$17.3M Awarded Against Philip Morris In First Federal Engle-Progeny Trial of 2015
January 26
GM's Confirmed Ignition Deaths Hit 50 As Deadline for Accident Claims Nears
January 26
End-Payor Class Certification in Nexium ‘Pay for Delay' Litigation Survives Appeal
January 23
Revised Settlement in Price-Fixing Case Against Babies ‘R' Us Gains Final Approval
January 23
J&J Resolves Four Pelvic Mesh Cases In First Settlements of Injury Suits
January 23
Mobile Device Makers Escape Some Secret Data Interception Class Claims
January 23
Wal-Mart False Advertising Suit Over Supplement Survives on Some Claims
January 22
$1.75M Punitive Award Against Bard Upheld; 7-to-1 Ratio to Compensatory Damages OK
January 22
Nursing Home Suit Remanded Under Local CAFA Exception
January 22
FiveFingers Deal Finalized at $3.75 Million; Shoe Purchasers to Receive $8.44 Per Pair
January 22
‘All Natural’ Rice Crisps Suit Proceeds; Labels Could Deceive Reasonable Consumers
January 22
Children's Video Privacy Act Complaint Against Nickelodeon Dismissed for Good
January 22
Government E-Mails Tied to Bankruptcies Sought in FOIA Suit Over Auto Liability Shield
January 22
Prandin Antitrust Settlement Wins Final Court Approval
January 22
Libor MDL Plaintiffs May Appeal Immediately From Complaint's Dismissal, High Court Says
January 21