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Class actions

Sep 1, 2023

Lawsuits accuse Burger King, others of ads that misrepresent their foods

Food ads have long made their subjects look bigger, juicier and crispier than they are in real life. But some consumers say those mouthwatering ads can cross the line into deception, and that's leading to a growing number of lawsuits.

Oct 24, 2018

Federal appeals court decision could reverse employees’ $10M arbitration award

The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a decision Monday clarifying that disputes over the interpretation of class-action waivers in employment agreements must be decided by a district court – not an arbitrator.

Mar 20, 2017

Judicial Council files proposal to update class-action statute

A group of lawyers, judges and lawmakers have filed a proposal to revise the state’s class-action statute so that they mirror federal rules.

May 27, 2014

Arbitration agreements one click away

With one click of the mouse, consumers can sign away their right to pursue a claim in court or take part in a class action.

Mar 7, 2014

Justices revisit securities fraud class actions

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court have an opportunity to dramatically change the landscape of securities fraud class action litigation by limiting, or perhaps overruling altogether, a decision upon which plaintiffs have relied for decades.

Dec 6, 2012

US Supreme Court: Can employers stop class actions before they start?

Can an employer, faced with a purported class action under the Fair Labor Standards Act, avoid litigation by immediately offering a settlement to the sole plaintiff before a class is certified?

Dec 4, 2012

Civil Procedure — class actions

12-2216 Johnson v. Meriter health Services Employee Retirement Plan

Nov 13, 2012

Civil Procedure — class actions — predominance

11-8029 & 12-8030 Butler v. Sears, Roebuck & Co.

Oct 16, 2012

Civil Procedure — class actions — joinder

12-8020, 12-8021, 12-8022, 12-8023, 12-8024, 12-8025, 12-8026 & 12-8027 In re Abbott Laboratories, Inc.

Aug 8, 2012

Employment – discrimination — class actions

12-2205 Bolden v. Walsh Construction Co.

Jul 19, 2012

Civil Procedure – class actions; appeal

12-8010 Matz v. Household International Tax Reduction Investment Plan

Jun 19, 2012

Civil Procedure — class actions — collateral estoppel

11-3261 Smentek v. Dart


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