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Southwest airlines in-flight alcohol suit causes Circuit split
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • October 20 2015

On August 20, 2015, the Seventh Circuit held that the “coupon settlement” provision of the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA), 28 USC 1712, allowed


Halliburton: US Supreme Court resolves circuit split on loss causation
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • June 16 2011

In Erica P. John Fund, Inc. v. Halliburton Co. (No. 09-1403), the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and held that a securities fraud plaintiff need not establish “loss causation,” i.e., that the defendant’s alleged misrepresentation caused the plaintiff an economic loss, in order to obtain class certification.


U.S. Supreme Court enforces arbitration rights: potential tool for insureds?
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • May 11 2009

On May 4, 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court held that non-signatories to an arbitration agreement may obtain a stay of claims in favor of arbitration under Section 3 of the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA").


Erin M. Wilson
  • Lane Powell PC