Jacob Hathorn

Jacob Hathorn

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Nutmeg, Sí, Palmetto, No!: Travelers Wins Both Sides of Insurer-vs.-Insurer Dispute

Although large or protracted losses can implicate more than one liability policy, sometimes only one insurer steps up to provide a defense. When that happens, the insurer can try any of several ways to recover its expenses...more

9/3/2014 - Declaratory Judgments Duty to Defend Insurers Liability Insurance Travelers Property Casualty Co.

Class Representative’s Motion To Remand For Insufficient Amount In Controversy Doesn’t Add Up

A Kentucky federal court recently ruled that a class plaintiff may not defeat removal by understating the aggregate amount in controversy alleged in her complaint....more

8/27/2014 - CAFA Class Action Class Representatives Social Security Benefits Social Security Disability

No Revival Of Class Claims For Plaintiff Who Delayed Amending His Complaint In Bad Faith

An Illinois federal district court has ruled that a class plaintiff whose motion for class certification was denied may not avoid that outcome by amending his complaint to introduce a new legal theory and revised class...more

7/30/2014 - Amended Complaints Bad Faith Class Action Class Certification TCPA

Basic Survives, But Defendants Must Have Opportunity To Show Lack Of Price Impact To Rebut “Fraud-On-The-Market” Presumption Of...

Earlier this week the Supreme Court reaffirmed the validity of the “fraud-on-the-market” presumption of reliance that significantly eases the burden on investors in obtaining certification of private securities fraud class...more

6/27/2014 - Basic v Levinson Class Action Fraud Fraud-on-the-Market Halliburton Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund Presumption of Reliance SCOTUS Securities Fraud

Court Refuses to Apply California or Texas Law to Putative Nationwide Class and Denies Renewed Motion for Class Certification

A California federal district court denied a renewed motion for certification of a nationwide class, holding that the application of California negligence and conversion law would violate the due process rights of...more

6/4/2014 - Class Action Class Certification Conversion Due Process Negligence Payday Loans Putative Class Actions Rule 23(b)(3)

Court Strikes Class Action Allegations Citing Individualized Causation Issues

A Pennsylvania federal district court granted defendant CitiMortgage’s motion to strike class allegations under Rule 23(d)(1)(D), because it was clear from the complaint that plaintiffs could not meet the requirements for...more

5/8/2014 - Class Action Class Certification Motion To Strike Rule 23

Knowles Gives Employer Second Chance To Seek And Win Removal

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that neither a damages waiver nor the passage of more than 30 days after receipt of a complaint prevented an employer’s removal under CAFA. A putative class of California store...more

4/2/2014 - CAFA Class Action Removal Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles

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