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Sixth Circuit affirms dismissal of class claims regarding disability benefits

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

ERISA benefit claims are frequently of only modest size individually, but can become overwhelming in a class context. A decision this week from the

Texas Supreme Court to hear defamation case involving fracking claims

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

On August 21, 2014, the Texas Supreme Court agreed to hear oral arguments in an ongoing dispute between a homeowner and Texas-based oil driller Range

American pleads guilty to hiding money in Swiss bank, moving money to Israeli bank after UBS scandal

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 25 2014

On August 19, 2014, Bernard Kramer pleaded guilty in the Southern District of New York to conspiracy to defraud the United States and filing a false

Summer fraud and abuse roundup

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2014

The federal government was busy over the summer when it came to decisions and settlements under the Stark Law, anti-kickback law and federal False

Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission Appeals Act 13 ruling to state Supreme Court

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2014

The Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission (PPUC) is asking the state Supreme Court to review a July ruling by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court

In “zombie” class action, Seventh Circuit requires plaintiffs to present evidence to prove home-state exception to CAFA jurisdiction

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2014

On Tuesday, the Seventh Circuit decided Myrick v. Wellpoint, Inc., Nos. 12-3882, 13-2230, 2014 WL 4073065 (Aug. 19, 2014), which highlights the

The California Court of Appeal disregards differences among cell phone plans; orders reconsideration of refusal to certify class seeking reimbursement of employee expenses

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2014

We are now seeing “bring your own device policies” in the class action context, and at least one court has glossed over differences among cell phone

Predictive coding after keyword screening!? Don’t miss the point of Bridgestone Americas

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2014

Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown's recent order permitting predictive coding in Bridgestone Americas v. International Business Machines Corporation has

New York district court conditionally certifies class of interns

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2014

In Mark v. Gawker Media LLC, Case No. 13-cv-4347(AJN) (S.D. N.Y. Aug. 15, 2014), Gawker became the subject of yet another in a line of cases

The California Court of Appeal finds that an employee expense is an employee expense is an employee expense

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2014

On Tuesday, August 12, 2014, the California Court of Appeal (Second Appellate District) published a decision that could impact many employers in