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Third Circuit Applies Presumption of Timeliness to Pre-Certification Motion to Intervene as Class Representative

USA - October 3 2016 This case concerned a federal antitrust class action involving a proposed class of Class 8 truck purchasers who alleged a conspiracy by several truck…

Gail Jankowski

Eighth Circuit Privacy Class Action Fails to Clear Second Hurdle

USA - September 1 2016 In Carlsen v. GameStop Inc., plaintiff - a paid subscriber to defendant’s online gaming magazine - brought a putative class action lawsuit against…

Are You Prepared for Disruption? New regulations, new challenges and opportunities [Expect Focus - Vol. II, July 2016]

Australia, USA - July 31 2016 On June 3, the Federal Reserve Board (the “Fed”) released an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) and began soliciting comments for the…

Josephine Cicchetti, Roland C. Goss, Stephen J. Jorden, Shaunda Patterson-Strachan, Robert B. Shapiro

New Wave of COI Rate Increase Lawsuits Hits the Industry

USA - July 26 2016 Historically, increases to cost of insurance (COI) rates on universal life (UL) policies have been met with legal challenges from policyholders, and…

Stephen J. Jorden, Shaunda Patterson-Strachan

Another One Bites the Dust: Maryland Federal District Court Dismisses Putative Data Breach Class Action for Lack of Standing

USA - June 29 2016 The United States District Court of Maryland recently dismissed a putative class action alleging that CareFirst’s failure to adequately secure the…

Thomas Rucker, Kristin Ann Shepard