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Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Several national pharmaceutical distributors and Ohio cities have filed opening briefs in their Sixth Circuit challenge to Judge Polster's novel "negotiation class" certification order.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On February 4, 2020, Judge Ronnie Abrams of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a putative class action asserting claims under Section 10(b)...
Reed Smith
Mandamus appeals are difficult to win. That's one reason that we were intrigued to read In re Williams-Sonoma, Inc., ___ F.3d ___, 2020 WL 131360 ...
Under the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA"), "a party may not be compelled . . . to submit to class arbitration unless there is a contractual basis for concluding that the party agreed to do so."
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
This update provides an overview and summary of key class action developments during the fourth quarter of 2019 (October through December).
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
It is undeniable that litigation funding is taking the legal world by storm. In 2017, 36% of U.S. law firms reported using litigation funding
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Whether consumers seeking monetary and injunctive relief due to an alleged design defect could be certified as a nationwide class under Rule 23(b)(2) and as 16 elemental sub-classes under Rule 23(b)(3) or in the alternative, ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: On January 29, 2020, Facebook announced that it had reached a settlement with plaintiffs in a class action brought under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Chicago, Ill. (January 30, 2020) - In a significant development in the ever-expanding universe of Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) litigation, on January 29, 2020, Facebook agreed...
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Whether the district court abused its discretion in denying class certification on the basis that common questions would not predominate over individual ones as required by Rule 23(b)(3).
Last year finished with a flourish with more activity in labor depreciation and tag and title class actions, another state high court decision on IMEs ...
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Defective notice, the Sixth Circuit stated, does not satisfy due process any more than the failure to give notice at all.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Whether the placement of a phone call in violation of the TCPA is, without further allegation or showing of injury, sufficient to show an Article III concrete injury under Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins.
Mayer Brown
A United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court, Western District of New York, today issued his report and recommendation...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Lower courts' inability or refusal to confine cases to their proper fora compels the Supreme Court to spend precious docket space
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Eighth Circuit recently concluded that there was no contractual basis to conclude that a pharmacy benefit manager agreed to class arbitration with four pharmacies because the...
Reed Smith
Today the Supreme Court agreed to take another shot at "stream of commerce" personal jurisdiction in two automotive cases.
Duane Morris LLP
It is no secret that third-party litigation funding, or TPLF, has become an increasingly common practice. One area particularly affected by this trend is that of...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth's Workplace Class Action Report was featured in a January 14 story from the Cook County Record,...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Our latest blog gave readers a detailed breakdown of the second trend of our 16th Annual Workplace Class Action Report ("WCAR"), ...
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