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Eighth Circuit Finds All Claims Involving Consumer Credit Dispute Subject To Arbitration
A federal court in Minnesota determined that three of Plaintiffs' claims were not subject to the applicable arbitration clause:
United States
11 Sep 2018
Eleventh Circuit Finds Defendant Can't Use Unsigned Consent To Receive Text Messages To Compel Arbitration Of TCPA Claim
Hope Gamble sued New England Auto Finance, Inc. in federal court under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
United States
27 Jun 2018
Too Fast And Furious: Ninth Circuit Unwinds Hyundai And Kia Nationwide Class Action Settlement
In a split panel, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court's certification of a nationwide class action settlement because the lower court failed to conduct a sufficient predominance inquiry under Rule 23(b)(3).
United States
19 Feb 2018
Food For Thought: Summary Judgment Affirmed In False ‘GMO' Advertising Class Action Against Chipotle
The district court initially granted in part and denied in part defendant's motion to dismiss.
United States
16 Oct 2017
Recent Ninth Circuit Rulings Uphold Plaintiffs' Efforts To Predicate Claims On Alleged Insurance Code Violations — Likely More To Come
Recent rulings suggest insurers face increased risk of suits predicating breach of contract and state unfair trade practices claims on alleged violation of state insurance laws...
United States
5 Jul 2017
SEC Approves FINRA Efforts To Protect Seniors And Other Vulnerable Persons
The SEC recently approved an amendment to FINRA Rule 4512 that requires FINRA members to make reasonable efforts to obtain, from each customer for whom they maintain an account, specified information about a "trusted contact person."
United States
10 Apr 2017
A Preview Of The 2017 Carlton Fields Class Action Survey (Video)
A Preview of the Latest Class Action Litigation Trends from the Just-Released 2017 Class Action Survey
United States
7 Mar 2017
Ninth Circuit Parses "Administrative Feasibility" And "Ascertainability" – Refuses To Acknowledge Either As A Prerequisite To Class Certification
The Ninth Circuit affirmed certification of putative class actions brought against ConAgra Foods, Inc. ("ConAgra") by consumers who claimed that ConAgra's "100% Natural" labels on Wesson cooking oils were false or misleading.
United States
23 Jan 2017
CFPB Grabs For SEC/CFTC Turf
In May, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed a ban on "mandatory arbitration" contract clauses that make financial products consumers waive their right to join class actions.
United States
1 Nov 2016
Third Circuit Rejects Inflated-Value Theory Of Damages, Declines To Certify Law School Tuition Class
The Third Circuit recently affirmed the denial of class certification in a suit alleging that a law school made misrepresentations about the employment status of its graduates.
United States
6 Sep 2016
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