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Third Circuit Gets Right Result In Affirming Daubert Exclusion
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2017

Earlier this week, we posted on the Ninth Circuit's conversion of the Daubert's gate (that the trial court should keep) into more of a swinging


J. Crew Credit Card Digit Class Action Dismissed Again Because of Overly Speculative Identity Theft, Fraud Risks
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Canada
  • June 12 2017

As courts continue to grapple with close calls on standing following the U.S. Supreme Court's seminal decision in Spokeo v. Robins, another court has


No “Real Intention To Prosecute” Equals Fraudulent Joinder
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2017

The Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently entered a fraudulent joinder order that is worth highlighting because it applies a fraudulent joinder


When is an “Aggrieved Consumer” Not Aggrieved?
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

In 1981, New Jersey enacted the Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (the “TCCWNA”), N.J.S.A. 56:12-14 to 12-18. Although the law


No Good Deed Goes Unpunished - The Supreme Court May Decide Whether Payments for Meal Breaks Can Offset Alleged Off-The-Clock Work
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

Pending before the United States Supreme Court is a petition for writ of certiorari asking the Court to determine whether an employer may use


Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Putative Securities Class Action Regarding Rejected FDA Application For Drug Aimed At Reducing Heart Attacks
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

On May 23, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, in a non-precedential opinion, affirmed the dismissal of a putative


Court Issues an Administrative Stay on Effective Date of Reinstatement of UHF Discount While It Considers Arguments as to Whether to Put the Discount on Hold
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2017

When the FCC last month reinstated the UHF discount (see our article here), it opened the door to ownership consolidation in the television industry


False Claims Act Cert. Monitor: Defendant Asks Court to Resolve Asserted Rule 9(b) Split and Reverse FCA Liability for "Contingent" Obligations
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2017

Victaulic, a manufacturer of pipe fittings, asked the Supreme Court in late May to review a Third Circuit decision we have written about twice before


Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board Tells Third Circuit, “Don’t Tread on Me”
  • Manko Gold Katcher & Fox
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

The Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board (the “Board”) recently stirred up some controversy. Last month, in Lancaster Against Pipelines v. DEP


Spotlight on the False Claims Act
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2017

As discussed elsewhere in this newsletter, pronouncements by DOJ officials in April 2017 signaled that the DOJ will be "business as usual" with