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Carlton Fields
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).
Reed Smith
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Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, United States District Judge Jed S. Rakoff denied class counsel's request to file under seal three supplemental agreements ...
FisherBroyles LLP
Hot on the heels of allegations about the workplace culture of sexual harassment at Uber came the release of nine years' worth of documents in a private class-action arbitration against another industry giant.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A class action settlement has been given preliminary approval by a federal district court in Massachusetts.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In a class action lawsuit alleging that Tinder discriminated on the basis of age in violation of California state laws by charging consumers age 30 and over a higher price for Tinder Plus subscriptions ...
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP
On December 12, 2017, in a surprising move, the New York State Court of Appeals, in a 4-3 decision, held that CPLR 908 requires the parties to a potential class action to give notice to putative class members...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On February 1, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina entered an order granting in part, and denying in part, the plaintiff's motion for class certification in a no-hire antitrust case.
Carlton Fields
Plaintiffs in both suits alleged that this scheme (between the mortgagee and the PMI insurer) violated RESPA's anti-kickback and anti-fee splitting provisions between the mortgagee and the PMI insurer.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A California federal court denied yesterday Hobby Lobby's motion to dismiss a consumer class action over the retailer's allegedly deceptive pricing.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Tunheim of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota granted class certification in a consolidated securities fraud class action against Medtronic and certain of its officers and employees
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On January 23, 2018, in a 2-1 decision, the Ninth Circuit sent class-action lawyers into a tizzy when it handed down its decision in In re Hyundai and Kia Fuel Econ. Litig., No. 15-56067, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 1626...
Caplin & Drysdale
The parties have jointly moved for a deadline of March 8, 2018 to file for review by the full Ninth Circuit.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
This year we were lucky enough to have Perry Cooper, Senior Legal Editor of Bloomberg BNA, as our special guest at Seyfarth Shaw's "Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation" event.
BakerHostetler
Nearly four years ago, the California Supreme Court issued its decision in the case of Duran v. U.S. Bank National Ass'n, 59 Cal. 4th 1 (2014), in which it virtually catalogued the many problems inherent in the plaintiffs' statistical case...
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."
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
A multi-million dollar settlement agreement of a nationwide Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") fax class action lawsuit has been presented to a federal judge in Massachusetts for approval.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A federal district court in California denied class counsel's request to enjoin a pending state court action brought by their former colleague to recoup a portion of the attorneys' fees awarded as part of the settlement.
Foley & Lardner
On January 22, 2018, the United States Supreme Court, quietly and without commentary, declined to review the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' recent decision ...
Mayer Brown
Another Ninth Circuit panel has roiled the class certification waters, this time rejecting a class action settlement because the district court did not conduct a meaningful analysis of predominance.
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