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Employee is fired for disparaging boss on Facebook, NLRB says he engaged in protected activity
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently upheld an administrative judge's finding that firing a union employee who criticized his boss and


Third Circuit "clarifies" ascertainability: is the circuit split?
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

Ascertainability has received growing attention with the class action defense bar in recent years. An implied prerequisite to the express elements of


U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether “no-injury” classes have Article III standing
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

On April 27, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court accepted jurisdiction over Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 742 F.3d 409 (9th Cir. 2014), to answer this question:


U.S. Supreme Court to hear case concerning internet publication of personal data
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court decided "to hear a case that could potentially make it easier for plaintiffs to bring class-action lawsuits against Internet


Mobile payment apps and data privacy litigation
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2015

Google was recently unsuccessful in getting a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit that accused the tech giant of violating the privacy of Google


AEP and Duke can be sued under state antitrust laws, Supreme Court rules
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a decision that natural gas traders including American Electric Power (AEP) and Duke Energy "can be sued under state


Sued out of state? Look to your contract
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2015

Any business owner selling products or services across state lines should make sure the company's form contracts include a clause specifying the law


Will banks face a growing number of False Claims Act lawsuits based on government-backed mortgages in default?
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2015

The Legal Aid group Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE) has taken a novel approach to using the False Claims Act by initiating a lawsuit


Employers await Supreme Court decision on handling employees’ retirement savings
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2015

As we've previously discussed, an employer's role in choosing and managing the company's 401(k) plan is under current scrutiny. According to Inc


Suing just got easier
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2015

A New York judge recently approved the service of legal papers through Facebook, CNN reports. When instituting a lawsuit, a copy of the complaint and