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District court grants final approval in target consumer data breach class action

USA - November 23 2015 On November 17, 2015, the federal district court overseeing the Target data breach litigation granted final approval to the consumer class action…

Supreme Court conducts oral argument on Spokeo case

USA - November 17 2015 On November 2, 2015, the United States Supreme Court conducted oral argument in a case that will decide the question of whether violation of a…

New FCC order expands liability for businesses under the TCPA

USA - July 16 2015 On July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or "Commission") issued a declaratory ruling and order under the Telephone Consumer…

David Balser, L Joseph Loveland (Joe), Kathleen B Gilchrist (Kate), S Stewart Haskins II (Stewart), Zachary A McEntyre (Zach)

Eleventh Circuit ruling raises question as to continued enforceability in federal court of class action prohibition in Georgia’s Fair Business Practices Act

USA - July 15 2015 As the Eleventh Circuit has recognized, Georgia's Fair Business Practices Act ("GFBPA") expressly precludes class actions. The continued viability of…

David Balser, Jonathan R Chally (Jon), S Stewart Haskins II (Stewart), Stephen B. Devereaux, Lawrence A Slovensky

Supreme Court grants cert in U.S. Navy texting suit

USA - May 18 2015 On May 18, 2015, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari to consider the issue of whether a proposed class action is mooted when the named…