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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On December 6, 2018, Chief Judge Patti Saris of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts dismissed a putative class action asserting claims under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Employers failing to strictly comply with FCRA requirements in conducting background checks continue to face expensive consequences
Jones Day
In Castillo v. Caesars Entertainment Corp. et al., the plaintiff brought a putative class action in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California...
BakerHostetler
A claim is brought against a large employer contending that, although personnel decisions are made locally, it discriminates in pay and promotions on the basis of sex nationwide. Sound familiar?
BakerHostetler
The past quarter has seen several new types of class actions against insurers and new twists on the well-worn theory of total loss claims, as well as some new life breathed into long-running labor depreciation class...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Plaintiffs have filed thousands of lawsuits (including class actions) alleging that commercial websites are not accessible to the blind or visually impaired in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (the "ADA") and corresponding state laws.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The Department of Labor ("DOL") recently published an Opinion Letter (FLSA-2018-27) reissuing its January 16, 2009 guidance (Opinion Letter FLSA-2009-23) and reversing its Obama-era position on the 20% tip credit rule.
Carlton Fields
This case involved a twist on the classic "shrinkwrap" agreement. Here, plaintiff homeowners brought a putative class action seeking damages and declaratory relief on behalf of a class of building...
Fisher Phillips LLP
Certain employment practices common to the health care industry – including rounding employees' start and stop times, individuals working for different facilities ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: Every year the American Tort Reform Association ("ATRA") publishes its "Judicial Hellholes Report."
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 26, 2018, Judge Colleen McMahon of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York denied a motion to dismiss a putative securities class action against Signet
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 27, 2018, Judge Edward M. Chen of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted in part and denied in part a motion to dismiss a putative securities class action...
Troutman Sanders LLP
A United States district court in Illinois recently granted a non-resident defendant's motion to strike the class definition in a putative nationwide TCPA class action.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 27, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court's dismissal of a second putative Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action on the grounds that the American Pipe tolling principles did not apply.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
With the issue unresolved, for the time being, volunteer board members will continue to face some uncertainty about their possible personal liability.
Butler Snow LLP
Pursuant to the Fourteenth Amendment, every litigant is entitled to due process of law – a fair and equal adjudication of its dispute.
BakerHostetler
The standards for determining when a party waives its right to arbitrate through participation in litigation have never been uniform among the circuits or easily applied.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 1, the Northern District of California announced new Procedural Guidance for Class Action Settlements, aimed at increasing transparency in class settlements and the disbursement ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
This article originally appeared in the Los Angeles Daily Journal and San Francisco Daily Journal on November 28, 2018 ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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 ...
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Epstein Becker & Green
The question whether an individual may be held liable for alleged wage-hour violations is one that occasionally arises in class action litigation – and, for obvious reasons, it is one that is particularly important ...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Amid lawsuits and FDA action, JUUL Labs said it will stop selling its fruit-flavored e-cigarette pods in retail stores and will discontinue its social media promotions.
Jones Day
On the heels of the European Union's General Data Protection law, which went into effect in May 2018
Mintz
We are pleased to present the latest edition of our Monthly TCPA Digest, providing insights and news related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
UK supermarket chain Morrisons has been held vicariously liable for the acts of a malicious employee in the UK's first data leak class action
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On October 24, 2018, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) filed comments1 (please click here to view) with the Federal Communications Commission (the "Commission").
Troutman Sanders LLP
Finally, at last, the end may be near, For the multiple class actions that Yahoo did bear.
Mintz
This case stems from alleged misstatement made by Volkswagen Group of America Finance ("VWGoAF") in an Offering Memorandum governing the issuance of three sets of bonds.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: As we approach the start of the holiday season, employers should be mindful of the inherent risk that accompanies holiday parties and other seasonal events.
Carlton Fields
Citing the recent United States Supreme Court decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, a panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the argument that an arbitration agreement was invalid ...
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