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U. S. Supreme Court Holds That Third-Party Defendants To Counterclaims Cannot Remove Class Actions To Federal Court
In a 5-4 decision in Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., v. Jackson, 587 U.S. __ (2019), the United States Supreme Court held that a third-party counterclaim defendant does not qualify as a "defendant"
United States
11 Jun 2019
United States Supreme Court Says Courts Cannot Compel Classwide Arbitration Absent Affirmative Contractual Agreement
In a 5-4 decision authored by Chief Justice Roberts on April 24, 2019, the United States Supreme Court held that the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") precludes a court from compelling class arbitration
United States
10 May 2019
Ninth Circuit Holds That Last-Known Addresses Of Putative Class Members Are Insufficient To Satisfy CAFA Exceptions
CAFA permits removal of many class actions from state to federal court, but includes a "local controversy" exception that forbids removal where two-thirds or more of the proposed class resides in the state where the action is brought.
United States
28 Sep 2018
In 10-1 Verdict, Jury Finds No FCA Violation By Abbott Laboratories
The lawsuit was filed by the company's former sales director, Kevin Colquitt, shortly after he left the company in 2006.
United States
12 Apr 2016
EEOC Proposes Expansive Enforcement Guidance For Retaliation Claims
For the first time in nearly 20 years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued proposed enforcement guidance regarding retaliation claims.
United States
5 Feb 2016
Second Circuit Adopts The "Highly Individualized" Primary Beneficiary Test In Unpaid Intern Lawsuits
The court rejected the six-factor test promoted by the U.S. Department of Labor, and applied by the district court in Glatt, finding that it was "too rigid" and ill-suited to apply to the "particular facts [of] all workplaces."
United States
9 Jul 2015
E.D. Pennsylvania Limits Supreme Courtís SOX Whistleblower Decision
Plaintiff Leo Gibney was employed by a private company, Evolution Market Research, LLC, between October 2009 and November 7, 2011.
United States
7 Jul 2014
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