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SCOTUS Will Weigh ‘Pick Off' Strategy Aimed at Class Claims in TCPA Case
May 18
Foam Makers Will Pay $275.5 Million To Settle Purchasers' Price Fixing Claims
May 20
Law Firm Fights Inquiry Into Clients' Consent To Voluntary Dismissal of Thalidomide Suits
May 20
Zoloft Defendants Urge MDL Court To Reject Plaintiffs' Latest Causation Expert
May 20
ConAgra to Pay $11.2 Million in Guilty Plea Over Peanut Butter Tainted With Salmonella
May 20
Yahoo Escapes Class Claims It Misled Shareholders Over Alibaba Investment
May 20
Bank of America $32M TCPA Deal Objectors Not Entitled to $400,000 in Attorneys' Fees
May 20
IBM Workers Bring Class Action Alleging 401(k) Losses, Artificially Inflated Stock
May 20
Download of USA Today's Free App Didn't Create ‘Subscriber' Under VPPA
May 20
MLB, NHL Fans Certified as Class In Bid to Alter How Games Are Aired
May 20
Judgment Bid in NFL Apparel Case Barred By ‘One Way' Procedural Rule on Class Actions
May 20
Deceptive Pricing Suit Against J.C. Penney Wins Class Status in California
May 19
Communicate, Don't Hide, in Response To Privacy, Security Incidents, Attorneys Say
May 19
Corporate Counsel Fear Regulators, Class Action Filers, New Survey Finds
May 19
Game Over: Sony Wins Final Approval Of PlayStation Data Breach Settlement
May 19
VA Nurses May Proceed With Class Claim For Overtime Wages As Suit Is Reinstated
May 19
High Court Paves Way for 401(k) Litigation, Reverses Trend of Finding Suits Untimely
May 18
Class Status OK in N.J. Expired Gift Card Suit; No Ascertainability Required at Certification
May 18
Class Status Denied in Loan Bias Suit By African-Americans Against Morgan Stanley
May 18
Etsy Investors Sue for Fraud Over Risk of Counterfeit Goods
May 18
‘Barmaggedon' Parties Reach $2.1M Deal; ExamSoft Apologizes for Bar Exam Delays
May 18
Citigroup Beats ERISA Stock Class Action; Dudenhoeffer Requirements Weighed
May 18
Engineering Firm Wins Class Status In TCPA Action, but Loses Insurance Suit
May 18
Class Claims Versus Railroads Back on Track; Circuit Split Grows on Codefendant Removal
May 18
Narrow Classes Are Key Post-Wal-Mart, Fourth Circuit Discrimination Ruling Shows
May 15
Class Certification in Wesson Oil Suit Gets Immediate Appeal in Ninth Circuit
May 15
No Class Status for Child Care Providers Suing Michigan Over Paying Union Dues
May 15
Individual Overdraft Suit Still Viable; Effect on Class Claims Not Addressed
May 15
Class Actions and Deflated Balls Pull Attorneys Into the Game
May 15
Zimmer Wins First Federal Trial; Durom Cup Hip Implant Suit Untimely
May 15
California Ruling in Pay-for-Delay Case May Create Headaches for Drug Companies
May 14
NFL Concussion Case Settlement To Be Challenged on Appeal
May 14
TCPA Class Suit Bounced to Arbitration But Posner Asks Why Litigation Disfavored
May 14
Sovereign Silver Class Action Dismissed; Attorneys Faulted for Lack of Diligence
May 14
Drivers Who ‘Rarely or Never' Crossed State Lines Exempt From FLSA
May 14
$90M Boeing Settlement Gets Early OK In Former Employees' ERISA Litigation
May 14
Tobacco Ruling Would Have Wide Effects, Health Groups Say, Urging Full-Court Review
May 13
Fitbit Devices Overestimate Sleep, Florida Man Says in Would-be Class Suit
May 13
Claims Winnowed in False Ad Suit Over Flintstones Healthy Brain Supplements
May 13
Health-Care Company HMA Wins Dismissal Of Investor Suit Over Alleged Medicare Fraud
May 13
Meijer Sues Ranbaxy, Says Drugmaker ‘Mucked Up’ FDA Generic Drug Approvals
May 13
Roku Anonymous ID, Watching History Not Video Act Protected Personal Data
May 13
Wrong Pleading Standard Applied In Rejecting Plaintiffs' Lung Cancer Claims
May 13
Black Nucor Workers May Proceed as Class On Race Bias Claims, Split 4th Cir. Says
May 12
California Top Court Poised to Decide Daimler Jurisdiction Issue in Plavix Case
May 12
Target Data Breach Plaintiffs Can't Halt MasterCard Settlement With Retailer
May 12
Dave & Buster's Cuts Workers' Hours To Deny Them Health Benefits, Worker Alleges
May 12
Infosys Can't Boot White Workers' Allegations Of Preference for All-South Asian Workforce
May 12
Lumber Liquidators: Insurers Wrongly Failed To Provide Coverage for Flooring Suits
May 12
Kansas City Reaches $1.5 Million Settlement With Second Group of EMTs in Overtime Case
May 12
High Court Paves Way for 401(k) Litigation, Reverses Trend of Finding Lawsuits Untimely
May 18
Class Status OK in N.J. Expired Gift Card Suit; No Ascertainability Required at Certification
May 18
Claims Winnowed in False Ad Suit Over Flintstones Healthy Brain Supplements
May 13
Why Most Nations Do Not Have U.S.-Style Class Actions
May 11
Deepwater Ruling May Open Floodgates To Hundreds of Appeals as Rulings Are Docketed
May 11
‘Organic,’ ‘Natural’ Label Challenges Proceed In Suit Over Earth's Best Foods, Care Items
May 11
Drugmakers Subject to Antitrust Scrutiny For Patent Deals Under California Ruling
May 11
Viaticals Are Investment Contracts Under Texas Securities Act; Class Suit Goes On
May 11
Pittsburgh Settles Class Race Bias Case; Will Pay $1.6M, Overhaul Police Hiring
May 11
TransUnion Expert OK'd to Testify At Certification Hearing in Consumer Case
May 11
Class Actions Superior for La. Billing Suits; Top State Court Resolves Certification Split
May 8
California Credit Card Data Act Doesn't Apply to Online Orders Picked Up in Store
May 8
FLSA Didn't Block Stevedore's Bonus Bid; Overtime Claim Was ‘Separate and Distinct'
May 8
Lumber Liquidators Pulls Flooring Two Months After Criticism, Class Actions
May 8
Expedited Discovery OK'd in Injunction Action Over Lumber Liquidators' Home Test Kits
May 7
Comcast, HBO, Showtime Hit With Class Suit Over Pacquaio's Bad Shoulder in Big Fight
May 7
Samsung Washing Machine Class Action Proceeds on Fraud-Based Claims
May 7
Soccer Moms’ Head-Injury Suit Against FIFA May Be Tossed Out
May 7
Bankers, Board Room Turn Focus To Rise in Class Litigation Over Cyberattacks
May 7
Dutch Biotech Company Dodges Investor Suit Over Phase III Drug Trial
May 7
Kmart Arbitration Agreement Signed By Minor Unenforceable; Labor Suit Proceeds
May 7
Lidoderm Pay-for-Delay Litigation Whittled Down Even Further
May 7
EVA Airways' $99M Deal Gets Early Nod In Air Cargo Price-Fixing Suit
May 7
Calif.'s Credit Card Data Law Needs Clarity From State Top Court, 9th Cir. Says
May 6
EBay Breach Claim Dismissed; Risk of Future ID Theft Isn't Actual Injury
May 6
TCPA Class Suit Against Car Dealer Tossed: Settlement Offer Moots Action in 7th Circuit
May 6
Wal-Mart, Customers Near Settlement In Suit Over Ohio Sales Tax Refunds
May 6
Armstrong Not Fatal to All Claims Over Kids' Health Care Under Fla. Medicaid
May 6
Urban Outfitters Can't Shake Off Would-Be Class Suit Over Sales Declines
May 6
‘Handmade' Maker's Mark Bourbon Suit Axed; Consumers Failed to Show Label Deceptive
May 6
Cosmetology School Ruling to Get Appealed; No Arbitration Waiver Warranted, School Says
May 6
Carrera‘s Strict Requirement for Identifying Class Members Still Stands in 3rd Cir., Some Say
May 5
Full Eleventh Circuit Review Sought For Cigarette Preemption Ruling
May 5
Justices Won't Review If Federal Law Preempts State's Meal, Rest Break Rules for Drivers
May 5
TCPA Class Claims Against Sallie Mae Not Mooted by Judgment Offer
May 5
Would-be Class Suits Target General Mills, Nestle Over Trans Fat in Baking Mix, Creamer
May 5
Two Wage and Hour Rest-Period Cases To Get California Top Court Review
May 5
Proposed Class Suits Over Alibaba IPO Consolidated in Federal Court in N.Y.
May 5
Gordon Auto Body Settles With Class of Direct Part Buyers
May 5
Target Data Breach Plaintiffs Can't Halt MasterCard Settlement With Issuing Banks
May 12
RBC's Deferred Compensation Plan May Be ERISA-Exempt Top-Hat Plan
May 5
The Ascendancy of Ascertainability as a Threshold Requirement for Certification
May 4
$62M Settlement in Lockheed 401(k) Case Gets Early Approval; Plaintiffs Wanted More
May 4
US Airways Pilots Win $5.25M Settlement With PBGC Over Pension Interest Dispute
May 4
Shale Gas Workers, Employer Win Early OK Of $1.25M Deal to Resolve Overtime Claims
May 4
Popcorn Workers Lose Bid for Remand, Didn't Meet CAFA Exception Burden
May 1
Gift Certificate Plaintiffs Win Damages; New Rule Applies Retroactively to Them Only
May 1
TransUnion Expert OK'd to Testify At Certification Hearing in Consumer Case
May 11
Approval of $180M Western Union Deal OK'd Over Objectors' Challenges to Fairness
May 1
Sony Agrees to Settle Suit by Insurer Over Duty to Defend in Breach Class Actions
May 1
‘No Sugar Added' Label Class Suit Appealed After Judgment for Ocean Spray
May 1
Shell Evades Most of Puerto Rico's Claims In MDL Over MTBE Contamination
May 1
Honda, Takata Sued in U.S. Over Death In Malaysia Linked to Air Bag Shrapnel
May 1
‘No Injury' Bill Will Curb Class Action Abuse, Supporters Say; Detractors Call It Overbroad
April 30
Rule 23 Subcommittee Publishes Draft Ideas: Settlement Criteria, Issue Classes on Table
April 30
Personal Data on Parking Ticket Isn't Driver Privacy Act Violation
April 30
Class Certification Grant in Milk Suit Won't Get Supreme Court Look
April 30
Cigna's Mail-Order Plan for Specialty Drugs Alleged to Discriminate Against HIV Patients
April 30
Preemption Challenge Topples Claims Exchanges Favored High-Freq Traders
April 30
Data Breach Bill's Scope, Harm Trigger Will Cut Protections in Many States, Some Say
April 29
Kelsey-Hayes Retirees Certified as Class In Challenge to Health Benefit Changes
April 29
California Consumer Class Certified In KitchenAid Refrigerator Energy Star Dispute
April 29
Members of BP Medical Settlement Class Have Jury Trial Right for Injuries Arising Later
April 29
Howard Johnson's Puts California Suit Over Phone Privacy to Rest for $1.5 Million
April 29
No State Farm Pedestrian Class; Certification Arguments Forfeited on Appeal
April 28
Another Food Label Case Headed to 9th Cir.; Judgment Over Hershey Benefits Appealed
April 28
Investors May Borrow Dark Pool Claims By N.Y. Attorney General for Securities Suit
April 28
Dismissal OK of Proposed Pension Class Suit Over Prospective Benefits Change
April 28
Pension Plan Must Pay $2.5M in Damages For Breach of Contribution Transfer Pact
April 28
DreamWorks Wins Arbitration Of Animator's Claims Based on Employment
April 28
Urban Outfitters Can't Shake Off Would-Be Class Suit Over Sales Declines
May 6
Proposed Class Suits Over Alibaba IPO Consolidated in Federal Court in N.Y.
May 5
‘No Sugar Added' Label Class Suit Appealed After Judgment for Ocean Spray
May 1
Howard Johnson's Puts California Phone Privacy Suit to Rest for $1.5 Million
April 29
Takeda Said to Agree to Pay $2.3 Billion To Settle Thousands of Actos Cases
April 28
SCOTUS Will Review Standing Issue In Spokeo Online Privacy Class Action
April 27
Boeing Keeps Class Suit in Federal Court; 40 Years of Pollution Isn't ‘Single Event'
April 27
Injunction Barring Arizona Traffic Stops Mostly Upheld in Discrimination Class Action
April 27
Jury Awards Exotic Dancers $6.5 Million From Adult Nightclub That Took Their Tips
April 27
Kellermeyer to Pay $2.7 Million to Settle Housekeepers' Wage and Hour Class Suit
April 27
No Remand for Pain Therapy Device Class; Device Maker's CAFA Removal Was Timely
April 24
Wal-Mart Juice Class Action Advances; Consumers Sufficiently Allege Misbranding
April 24
Class Claims by Madoff Fund Investors Not Preempted by Federal Securities Law
April 24
Regence BlueShield Agrees to Settle Mental Health Parity Class Action for $6M
April 24
Mitsubishi Electric Can't Evade Class Claims In Automotive Parts Price-Fixing Case
April 24
Bank Must Face Some Indiana Class Claims Alleging It Purposely Generated Overdrafts
April 24
Late-Filed Class Complaint Against Oracle For ‘No Poaching' Agreements Dismissed
April 24
Kraft Hit With Trader's Class Suit Alleging It Manipulated Wheat Prices, Futures
April 24
Justices Should Weigh in on Standing Issues In Breach Class Action, Former Judge Says
April 23
Agents' Class Action Moves Forward Against American Family Insurance
April 23
Legislation to Curtail Certification Of ‘No Injury' Classes Introduced in House
April 22
NFL Concussion Deal Wins Approval: Class of 20,000 Ex-Players to Get $765M
April 22
PwC Will Pay $65 Million to Settle Some MF Global Suits for Auditing Work
April 22
Uber, Lyft Drivers' Wage Claims May Affect On-Demand Business Model, Attorneys Say
April 22
ExxonMobil Radioactive Waste Settlement In Louisiana Excludes New Claimants
April 22
Justices Won't Review FLSA Ruling Over Pleading Just ‘General Allegations'
April 21
Do-Over of Ecuadoran Claims Against Chevron Floated in Appeal of Racketeering Ruling
April 21
Class Suit Against Annie's Foods Dismissed; Allegations of Securities Fraud Insufficient
April 21
Avandia User Can't Pursue Missouri Claim; No Actual Injury From Fraud Pleaded
April 21
Class Action Fee-Splitting Agreement Not Enforceable; Nonlawyer Gets Nothing
April 21
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