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Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP
Last year, plaintiffs filed an unprecedented 412 new federal class-action securities cases, meaning that the "likelihood of securities litigation against U.S. exchange-listed companies was greater in 2017...
Schoenberg, Finkel, Newman & Rosenberg, LLC
The past four spring training columns have each covered the progress of a class-action lawsuit in which minor league players sought to obtain what Major League Baseball, supreme ruler...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Based on the legal principle of res judicata, a prior class action settlement that released a staffing agency and its agents barred a subsequent class action against the staffing agency's client.
Thompson Coburn LLP
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.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Second Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of a class action asserting state law claims that a manufacturer falsely advertised its baby formula as organic
BakerHostetler
Officials at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) continue to scrutinize class settlements to ensure that neither defendants nor class action counsel...
Carlton Fields
This case arose from a putative class action alleging claims against Groupon on the basis of its reimbursement policies. After the trial court ordered the parties to arbitrate pursuant...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On April 10, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit revived and remanded to state court a putative class action brought against AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company.
Foley Hoag LLP
Have you ever purchased a bag of snacks only to open it up and feel cheated by the air-to-snack ratio?
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: There are currently pending at least four class actions claiming that provisions contained in franchise agreements prohibiting the hiring of employees of other intrabrand...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Is it okay to advertise a 50 minute massage as a "one hour massage"?
Foley Hoag LLP
Possibly foreshadowing the Supreme Court's decision on a petition for certiorari we recently chronicled here...
BakerHostetler
Remember Pokémon Go? We ask because it's been nearly two years since it was released. Back in 2016, the game was a huge fad, and many people still play it. If you weren't part of the craze ...
BakerHostetler
Gift boxes for expecting moms are quite popular, and a number of services are available online that send one-off packages or even regularly scheduled mailings to moms-to-be.
BakerHostetler
In virtually every case, so-called off-the-clock disputes come down to the situations of individuals rather than classwide conduct.
Thompson Coburn LLP
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.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
As reported by Law360, a pending class action against Wilson Sporting Goods Co has settled.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A 2014 class action lawsuit filed in California against Deoleo, the maker of Bertolli olive oil, has settled
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Earlier this year, a federal district court in the State of Illinois certified a class action sweepstakes lawsuit in which an Illinois consumer alleged that HMI Industries, Inc., TD Bank, and A-1 Allergy Relief, Inc. violated the Illinois Prizes and Gifts Act, 815 ILCS 525/1, et seq. ("Prizes and Gifts Act"), Illinois Consumer Fraud and Abuse Act ("ICFA"), the Federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO"), and the Federal Truth in Lending Act.
BakerHostetler
On March 20, 2018, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, No. 15-1439, that securities plaintiffs could bring class actions...
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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 20, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States, in a unanimous decision delivered by Justice Kagan...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On February 6, 2018, Seyfarth Shaw Partner Jerry Maatman and Bloomberg Law Senior Legal Editor Perry Cooper presented a timely event on "Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation Panel Discussion."
Carlton Fields
This decision comes on the heels of another proposed class action that Starbucks defeated in January
Troutman Sanders LLP
On March 12, Judge Eldon E. Fallon of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana tossed a plaintiff's putative class action lawsuit against the American Heart Association ...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A 2014 class action lawsuit filed in California against Deoleo, the maker of Bertolli olive oil, has settled
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The United States Supreme Court held that certain securities class actions affecting issuer defendants may be brought in state court and may not be removed to federal court.
Carlton Fields
This week's U.S. Supreme Court decision in Cyan v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund could have a major impact on how and where we see class action securities claims brought against...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On March 20, Naples Hotel Group LLC removed a putative Fair Credit Reporting Act class action to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Greetings from our TCPA & Consumer Calling team at Mintz Levin. In this issue of our newsletter, we cover recent TCPA regulatory, litigation, and judicial developments.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 22, 2018, Judge Katherine Polk Failla of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a putative securities class action against Chipotle Mexican Grill,...
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