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Shearman & Sterling LLP | USA | 16 Jun 2020

California Appeals Court Reverses Denial Of Class Certification In Anheuser-Busch Pricing Suit

On May 29, 2020, the Court of Appeal for the Fifth Appellate District of California (Judge Brad Hill) reversed the lower court’s denial of…
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Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP | USA | 16 Jun 2020

Supreme Court's Decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California Continues to Divide Courts

In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, the U.S. Supreme Court limited the ability of out-of-state mass tort claimants to sue a…
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Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 27 May 2020

The Sudden Importance of Force Majeure and Impossibility of Performance Defenses to Contractual Obligations

Prior to the pandemic, the question of whether a contract could be avoided based on force majeure or impossibility of performance was rarely raised…
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Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch LLP | USA | 7 May 2020

Employment Lawsuit Settlement Doesn’t Preclude PAGA Suit: California Supreme Court

Can an aggrieved employee continue to pursue a Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) lawsuit against his or her former employer even after settling…
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TALG | USA | 17 Apr 2020

California Supreme Court broadens insurance coverage for continuous injury cases

In a groundbreaking decision, the California Supreme Court ruled in favor of policyholders and against insurance companies in a decades-long dispute…
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Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP | USA | 19 Mar 2020

California Supreme Court Holds That An Employee Who Settles Individual Claims Still Has Standing To Sue Under the Private Attorneys General Act

Prior to 2004 employees could sue employers for damages or statutory penalties for Labor Code violations and only the state could sue for civil…
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O'Melveny & Myers LLP | USA | 17 Mar 2020

California Supreme Court Holds That Settling Underlying Labor Code Violations Does Not Necessarily Block PAGA Suits

On March 12, 2020, the California Supreme Court issued its opinion in Kim v. Reins International California, Inc. (Case No. S246911)—holding that an…
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Paul Hastings LLP | USA | 16 Mar 2020

Once Aggrieved, Always Aggrieved: The California Supreme Court Holds an Employee’s Settlement of Labor Code Claims Does Not Bar a PAGA Lawsuit

lSettlements are supposed to buy peace. But the California Supreme Court has ruled that is not necessarily the case when it comes to the California…
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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 13 Mar 2020

Settlement of Individual Claims Does Not Strip an Employee of PAGA Standing

In a blow to California employers, the California Supreme Court ruled that an employee’s settlement of his own Labor Code claims does not deprive the…
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Greenberg Traurig LLP | USA | 13 Mar 2020

PAGA Plaintiffs: No Injury, No Problem, Says Unanimous California Supreme Court

Yesterday, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Kim v. Reins International California, Inc. and unanimously reversed the…
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