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DC Federal Court Dismisses FACTA Class Action on Standing Grounds
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2018

On August 3, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a putative class action brought under the Fair and Accurate Credit


Spokeo Strikes Again: Why Challenges To Standing Are Key
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2018

On July 13, 2018, in Dutta v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s decision granting


Oregon Court Dismisses FCRA Class Claim Against Employer
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2018

On June 21, the United States District Court in Oregon dismissed a plaintiff’s class action complaint alleging his potential employer violated the


Supreme Court Prevents Plaintiffs From Bringing Piggyback Class Actions After the Statute of Limitations Has Run under American Pipe
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2018

The Supreme Court’s decision yesterday in China Agritech Inc. v. Resh is a significant victory for defendants in federal class action lawsuits, as it


SCOTUS Permits Employee Arbitration Clauses That Forbid Class Actions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2018

On May 21, 2018, a divided U.S. Supreme Court held that employers can force employees into individual arbitration and avoid class action lawsuits


Recent Developments in Pay Equity: Real Reactions, Not Just Headlines
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2018

Pay equity is a hot topic - and not just in employment and HR circles. Both inside and outside of the courts, the issue has gained national attention


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Employment Contracts, Adding to its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Neil Gorsuch, held that employers can include a clause in their employment


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Employment Contracts, Adding to its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Neil Gorsuch, held that employers can include a clause in their employment


Debt Collector Escapes FDCPA Liability With Clear Validation Notice
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2018

On May 2, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey granted a debt collector’s motion to dismiss a putative class action brought under


Court Rejects FDCPA Theory of Liability Based on Collection of Attorneys’ Fees Incurred by In-House Counsel
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2018

A federal court in Nebraska threw out a putative class action suit brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. 1692 et seq., and