The District Court for the Southern District of California certified a consumer class asserting violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) by defendant Bennett Law, PLLC. Plaintiff alleged that she received...more
A group of registered nurses formerly employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs sued the United States Office of Personnel Management (“OPM”) in a putative class action seeking declaratory and injunctive relief in...more
Plaintiff sued for underpayment or nonpayment of royalties on natural gas produced from wells in Kansas due to defendant’s failure to place the gas in marketable condition. The district court initially certified the class in...more
The District Court for the Southern District of California denied certification in a California consumer class action in which Plaintiffs’ claimed that Maybelline falsely labeled and advertised its “SuperStay 24HR” makeup as...more
In what may become a more common trend in CAFA litigation based on the Supreme Court’s decision in Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles, ––– U.S. ––––, 133 S.Ct. 1345 (2013), the Seventh Circuit reversed the district court’s...more
This continues our series of blog posts on effective partnering between inside and outside counsel to defend against class action lawsuits.
Inside and outside counsel should have different but complimentary roles in...more
The plaintiffs—cruise passengers on the ill-fated Costa Concordia—filed two separate lawsuits, neither of which contained more than 100 plaintiffs....more