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Class Action Countermeasures Blog

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Class Untethered: Court Strikes Class Allegations on Pleadings due to Insufficient Predominance Allegations

USA - July 19 2019 When and how can a defendant in a putative class action defeat a proposed class? Defendants served with class action complaints frequently struggle…

9th Circuit Saves Nationwide Settlement Classes

USA - June 7 2019 Sometimes settlement with a putative class of nationwide consumers is the best option for resolution. However, since the initial ruling of the Ninth…

Third-Party Defendant Unable To Remove Under CAFA

USA - May 31 2019 On Tuesday May 28, 2019, the United State Supreme Court declined to afford state court third-party, class action defendants the ability to remove a…

California Court of Appeals Joins FCRA’s Mad Tea Party

USA - April 24 2019 The roller coaster of employer liability under the background check provisions of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) recently took an upswing with…

Snap Removals - An Often Unconsidered Path to Federal Court

USA - January 16 2019 Any good litigator can tell you that removal is proper where there is diversity of citizenship and the amount in controversy exceeds $75,000…

The Most Important Class Action Decisions of 2018 and a Quick Look at What’s to Come

USA - January 2 2019 As the new year begins, this is a good time to recap two of the major Supreme Court decisions from the past year impacting class action law, and to…

Seventh Circuit allies with FCRA class action plaintiffs on Spokeo grounds.

USA - September 25 2018 On August 29, the Seventh Circuit reentered the multi-front fray that has broken out among lower courts in the wake of the Supreme Court’s 2016…

Ninth Circuit Holds Collective Claims Made on Behalf of ERISA Plans Survive Motion to Compel Arbitration

USA - July 25 2018 In a published decision issued yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that collective claims for alleged breaches of…

Recap of the 30th National Forum on Consumer Finance Class Actions and Government Enforcement

USA - July 24 2018 On July 16 and 17, 2018, the American Conference Institute (ACI) hosted its 30th National Forum on Consumer Finance Class Actions and Government…

Supreme Court Rejects Tolling for Copycat Class Actions

USA - June 20 2018 Class-action plaintiffs cannot toll the statute of limitations indefinitely by filing copycat class actions until certification sticks, the U.S…