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Rule 23(b)(2) Settlement with Injunctive Relief but No Cash Benefit Approved

USA - January 28 2016 In Berry v. Schulman, 807 F.3d 600 (4th Cir. 2015) (Nos. 14-2006, 14-2050, 14-2101), plaintiffs challenged LexisNexis's sale of personal data to debt…

Overtime Claim Rejected for Off-Duty Use of Blackberry to Access Emails & Messages

USA - January 28 2016 The Chicago Police Department requires police officers to use their Blackberry devices to access work-related emails, phone calls, and messages while…

Seventh Circuit rejects another claims made settlement

USA - December 22 2014 In Pearson v. NBTY, Inc., Nos. 14-1198, 14-1227, 14-1245, 14-1389 (7th Cir. Nov. 19, 2014), the parties reached a settlement that included nearly $1…

Target Data Breach Settlement Class Recertified.

USA - August 21 2017 Earlier this year, the Eighth Circuit issued a decision in the Target data breach litigation, in which it found that the district court, in approving…

Ninth Circuit Rejects Post-Removal Amendment to Defeat Jurisdiction.

USA - August 21 2017 In Broadway Grill, Inc. v. Visa Inc., 856 F.3d 1274 (9th Cir. 2017) (No. 17-15499), defendant successfully removed a class action to federal court…