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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
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
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
U.S. Supreme Court's Narrow Application Of Specific Jurisdiction Will Impede Forum Shopping In Class Actions
In Bristol-Myers Squibb Company v. Superior Court of California, et al., No. 16-466 (U.S. June 19, 2017), the U.S. Supreme Court articulated the narrow circumstances under which specific jurisdiction...
United States
12 Jul 2017
U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Plaintiffs' Voluntary Dismissal Does Not Transform A Decision Denying Class Certification Into An Appealable Final Decision
In Microsoft Corp. v. Baker, No. 15-457, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on a procedural issue that is of importance in any class action in terms of when and in what circumstances a plaintiff may appeal orders...
United States
21 Jun 2017
U.S. District Court In Florida Decertifies A Class Of Haitian Blueberry Pickers Because Class Members Sought Individualized Damages
After certifying a class of Haitian blueberry pickers who asserted Title VII discrimination claims, Judge James Moody of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida issued a sua sponte...
United States
15 Dec 2016
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