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BakerHostetler
In Yaakov, the D.C. Circuit addressed the FCC's rule requiring both solicited and unsolicited faxes to include opt-out notices
Carlton Fields
Classified contributors have blogged numerous times (including several times this year) on opinions that tested the boundaries of American Pipe tolling, including those that addressed whether the doctrine applies to claims barred by an applicable statute of repose, successive putative class actions, and cross-jurisdictional litigation.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 6, a judge in the Southern District of New York dismissed a proposed class action alleging that Wolfgang's Steakhouse impermissibly printed payment card expiration dates on customers' receipts ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
The November 3 decision in Alpha Tech Pet, Inc. v. Lagasse, LLC, et al. highlights that one of the key individualized issues present in many TCPA class actions – whether consumers provided their consent ...
Reed Smith
The plaintiffs in a five year old consumer class action against Frito-Lay North America and its parent company PepsiCo, Inc. got their wish earlier this month when Frito-Lay agreed to remove the "All Natural" label ///
McDermott Will & Emery
Last month the US District Court for the Central District of California issued an order in the Shalikar v. Asahi Beer U.S.A., Inc. false advertising class action case.
Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
Until last week, certain district courts in the Eleventh Circuit were the only place left for class action plaintiffs to pursue run-of-the-mill statutory damage claims for failure to properly truncate credit card...
Carlton Fields
Any monetary relief will be paid to the plan, and then the plan fiduciaries will be responsible for allocating the recovery among participants.
BakerHostetler
Plaintiffs' lawyers in a class action against Neutrogena were fighting hard in the Central District of California in October 2017.
Carlton Fields
The Northern District of Illinois recently waded into the conflict between standing and class certification when it held that a putative class representative must demonstrate standing...
BakerHostetler
With waves of cases already having addressed common targets for wage and hour litigation – assistant managers, healthcare workers, loan officers, donning and doffing claims...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
LendingClub is facing two parallel securities litigation cases stemming from alleged false statements it made in connection with its initial public offering ("IPO").
BakerHostetler
President Trump's action follows the late-night vote on Oct. 25 in which the Senate narrowly passed the joint resolution to overturn the Rule.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Employees in Illinois are continuing to file class action complaints against their employers. Bob Evans Restaurants and Suparossa Restaurant Group are two of the latest to be accused ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 28, 2017, the District of New Jersey denied a debt collector's motion to dismiss a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA") claim based on 1099C language contained in a collection letter.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Recent attempts by The Häagen-Dazs Shoppe Company, Inc., Nestlé Dreyer's Ice Cream Company, and Nestlé USA, Inc. to have a Telephone Consumer Protection Act putative class action dismissed ...
BakerHostetler
Do any of your office systems involve fingerprint scans or facial recognition? If so, and if you have any Illinois business operations, you may soon become a target of the latest round of employment class actions.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Of all the accommodations considered reasonable under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)...
Fisher Phillips LLP
After more than ten years of protracted litigation brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), including a stop at the U.S. Supreme Court...
Troutman Sanders LLP
The recent onslaught of putative class actions alleging violations of Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA"), codified at 740 ILCS 14/1 et. seq., has left many Illinois companies ...
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Reed Smith
Since July 2017, national, regional and local businesses operating in Illinois have been hit with a virtual storm of class actions under the Illinois Biometrics Privacy Act ("BIPA")...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Employees in Illinois are continuing to file class action complaints against their employers. Bob Evans Restaurants and Suparossa Restaurant Group are two of the latest to be accused ...
Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A.
Standing to sue, a venerable piece of American jurisprudence for sure, continues to draw attention in recent class action cases, including in the Fourth Circuit.
Reed Smith
Last month we brought you word of an excellent result (preemption) in a ridiculous case − a class action claiming that the drops in eye-drops are too big. That decision was in accord with an earlier decision likewise dismissing such claims on preemption grounds.
BakerHostetler
A recent surge of class action lawsuits is challenging employers' use of fingerprint timekeeping systems. In the past two months...
Carlton Fields
Classified contributors have blogged numerous times (including several times this year) on opinions that tested the boundaries of American Pipe tolling, including those that addressed whether the doctrine applies to claims barred by an applicable statute of repose, successive putative class actions, and cross-jurisdictional litigation.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In early September of 2017, Judge Richard Posner announced his retirement from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, a position he had held since his appointment by President Reagan in 1981.
Carlton Fields
After an employer allegedly released personally identifiable information of its employees as the result of a phishing scam, plaintiff employee filed a putative class action lawsuit, alleging claims including negligence, breach of contract, invasion of privacy, and other claims.
BakerHostetler
President Trump's action follows the late-night vote on Oct. 25 in which the Senate narrowly passed the joint resolution to overturn the Rule.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a plaintiff must have a concrete injury to sue for FCRA violations.
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