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No Injury? No Problem: Mere Risk Of Identity Theft Can Establish Standing
Standing requirements have forced many a data breach action to stand down. Can a plaintiff have a claim (and on behalf of a massive class) ...
United States
5 Apr 2018
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Governor Brown Signs Bill Returning California To Mainstream On "Made In USA" Labeling And Providing A Potential Avenue To End Pending Litigation
A bill signed last week by California Governor Jerry Brown gives manufacturers and retailers a good argument that pending litigation over "Made in USA" labeling should be dead in its tracks.
United States
22 Sep 2015
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Websites Hit With Demand Letters On Accessibility Issues Despite Courts' Rejection Of Claim
In recent weeks, numerous businesses have received letters asserting that their websites are not accessible to persons with disabilities.
United States
16 Jun 2014
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Websites Hit With Demand Letters On Accessibility Issues Despite Courts’ Rejection Of Claim
In recent weeks, numerous businesses have received letters asserting that their websites are not accessible to persons with disabilities.
United States
13 Jun 2014
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California Court Allows Retailers To Collect Zip Code Data
Who would have thought zip codes could cause so much of a fuss? Retailers and restaurants know, because scores of them have been sued in class actions throughout California on the dubious theory that recording a customer's zip code at the point-of-sale violates California law.
United States
29 Dec 2008
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Prop 64 Test Case Decided in California Supreme Court
In a decision intended to curb abuses of California’s consumer protection laws and the first judicial test of Proposition 64 standards for consumer class actions, California’s Supreme Court has handed down a long-awaited ruling holding that voter-approved changes to the state’s Unfair Competition Law apply to all cases, not just those that were recently filed.
United States
10 Aug 2006
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Court Further Defines Unfair Competition Cases in California: Section 17200 Requires Actual Reliance (Pfizer, Inc. v. Superior Court)
A case decided on July 11, 2006, illustrates the Firm’s continuing commitment to Proposition 64 and the reform of California’s unfair competition law, Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200 (UCL). The Firm’s amicus brief figured in the appellate court’s holding, and the Pfizer decision sends a strong signal that the courts are getting the voters’ message.
United States
24 Jul 2006
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Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 Senate Bill S.5
The United States Senate overwhelmingly passed the Class Action Fairness Act, Senate Bill 5 (S.5), on February 10, 2005. Thirty-three senators, including Republicans and Democrats, co-sponsored the bill. The United States House of Representatives (which passed a similar bill by a wide margin last year) is likely to pass this bill or a substantially similar bill this week. President Bush is expected to sign the bill into law.
United States
15 Feb 2005
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