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Ohio Federal Judge Crafts An Unprecedented Class Action Mechanism To Bring Relief To Counties And Cities Struggling To Address Opioid Crisis
For obvious reasons, the ruling of Judge Polster is well worth a read for any company involved in class action litigation.
United States
20 Sep 2019
Good News For Employers: D.C. Circuit Insists On "Hard Look" At Uninjured Class Members At Class Certification Stage
Seyfarth Synopsis: In a decision with far–reaching implications for workplace class actions, the D.C. Circuit recently affirmed the denial of class certification of a Rule 23(b)(3) class
United States
23 Aug 2019
Following Supervisor's "Not Working Out" Comment, EEOC Defeats Employer's Motion For Summary Judgment In ADA Lawsuit
Seyfarth Synopsis: A federal district court in Arkansas recently denied an employer's motion for summary judgment on two EEOC-initiated ADA claims – in EEOC v. Crain Automotive Holdings LLC,
United States
7 May 2019
Illinois Court Dismantles Equal Pay Act Collective Action Of Group Of Female Doctors
Illinois Court Dismantles Equal Pay Act Collective Action Of Group Of Female Doctors
United States
15 Apr 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court Rules That The Deadline To Appeal A Class Certification Order Is Not Subject To Equitable Tolling
Seyfarth Synopsis: To take an immediate appeal from a federal district court's order granting or denying class certification,
United States
7 Mar 2019
U.S. District Court Denies Motion For Class Certification In Wage Suppression Antitrust Case
Now the court in the San Antonio case has denied class certification also.
United States
4 Feb 2019
Illinois Supreme Court Issues Landmark Ruling Interpreting The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act
The Illinois Supreme Court held in its first ever ruling concerning the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA") that a person need not have sustained actual damage beyond technical violations of BIPA in order to pursue claims for damages.
United States
30 Jan 2019
5 Key Trends For Workplace Class Action Litigation For 2018: Trend #3 Governmental Enforcement Litigation Trends In 2018
Seyfarth Synopsis: On the governmental enforcement front, the change-over from the Obama Administration to the Trump Administration had little to no impact ...
United States
24 Jan 2019
5 Key Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation For 2018: Trend #2 Record-High Certifications Video (Video)
Seyfarth Synopsis: Our latest blog gave readers a detailed breakdown of the second trend of our 15th Annual Workplace Class Action Report (WCAR), which was class certification rulings in 2018.
United States
23 Jan 2019
Seyfarth's 2019 Workplace Class Action Litigation Report Is Now Available!
Seyfarth Synopsis: At 852 pages, Seyfarth's 15th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report analyzes 1,453 rulings and is our most comprehensive Report ever.
United States
11 Jan 2019
The 2018 Judicial Hellholes Report On The Worst Jurisdictions For Defendants
Seyfarth Synopsis: Every year the American Tort Reform Association ("ATRA") publishes its "Judicial Hellholes Report."
United States
10 Dec 2018
Applying Wal-Mart, Court Denies Certification Of Nationwide Title Vii Class Action Asserting Framework Within Which Discretionary Decision-Making Was Done
Seyfarth Synopsis: In a major end-of-the-year ruling, employers scored a significant victory in terms of the denial of class certification in a major gender discrimination case ...
United States
6 Dec 2018
Illinois Appellate Court Rules That Class Settlement Objectors Engaged In Fraud On The Court
Professional class settlement objectors can be a thorn-in-the-side for employers and class counsel attempting to settle class actions.
United States
26 Nov 2018
Federal Court Rules That An EEOC Lawsuit Is Not Barred By Bankruptcy Code's Automatic Stay
The government's anti-discrimination watchdog can be extremely aggressive in pursuing discrimination claims, including pursuing those claims after an employer files for bankruptcy.
United States
17 Oct 2018
Kudos For Seyfarth's Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report
Seyfarth Synopsis: In its recent article on leading content creators in the legal industry
United States
19 Sep 2018
Federal Court Scuttles Class Action Settlement Objectors' Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit Brought By Plaintiff Class Action Firm
Seyfarth Synopsis: In a lawsuit brought by a plaintiff class action firm alleging that objectors to class action settlements violated both RICO and Illinois state law by filing frivolous...
United States
14 Aug 2018
California Court Dismisses Deficient Disability Claims In EEOC-Initiated Systemic Action
In an EEOC-initiated systemic lawsuit alleging that a senior living and nursing facility operator violated the Americans With Disabilities Act by failing to offer employees light duty as a reasonable accommodation...
United States
1 Aug 2018
Class Action Issues At The U.S. Supreme Court (Video)
Seyfarth Synopsis: On Monday, March 26, the U.S. Supreme Court focused on two notable class action issues, each with the potential to significantly impact workplace litigation.
United States
5 Apr 2018
California Court "Swipes Left" And Reverses Tinder's Age-Based Price Discrimination Win
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 ...
United States
14 Feb 2018
Dollars And Sense: Federal Court Refuses To Enjoin State Court Squabble Over Attorneys' Fees
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.
United States
9 Feb 2018
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