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Supreme Court Grants Certiorari (Again) to Address Circuit Split on FLSA Automobile Dealer Exemption
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • September 28 2017

After effectively “punting” on the issue last year, the U.S. Supreme Court has again granted certiorari to resolve a circuit split regarding whether

It’s the Cover-Up That Gets You
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

On May 16, 2017, the Fourth Circuit issued a decision in United States ex rel. Omar Badr v. Triple Canopy, holding that the Government had properly

Seventh Circuit Applies Escobar’s Materiality Standard to (Again) Reject False Certification Claim
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2016

This summer, the United States Supreme Court undertook to resolve the long-running circuit split over the validity and scope of the implied false

Don’t Pick Me Off: Are Pre-Certification Claims Mooted By Deposited Full Settlement Offers?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

On January 20, 2016, the Supreme Court held in Campbell-Ewald v. Gomez, 136 S. Ct. 663, 672, 193 L. Ed. 2d 571 (2016) that an unaccepted

Third Circuit adopts the ‘later-served’ rule for determining timeliness of notice of removal
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2011

On October 12, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a ruling of importance for lawyers and litigants in the Third Circuit.

Sixth Circuit scrutinizes Medicare Secondary Payer Act
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • September 6 2011

If this blog is beginning to sound a bit like a broken record regarding the recurrence of important health care decisions, that may not be a surprise.

Ninth Circuit increases award to Latino farm workers in Washington State
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2011

In an unpublished opinion, a divided Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel has determined that a district court erred in awarding Latino farm workers less than statutory damages for growers’ violations of Washington’s Farm Labor Contractors Act (FLCA).

First Circuit holds that junior creditors could be paid before senior creditors received post-petition interest
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit held on June 23, 2011, that junior creditors could receive a distribution over the objection of senior creditors who claimed they were entitled to post-petition interest under contractual subordination provisions.

Supreme Court rules loss causation need not be proven at class certification
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2011

On June 6, 2011, the U.S Supreme Court ruled that plaintiffs in securities fraud actions do not need to prove loss causation at the class certification stage.

Whistleblowers' FOIA info: going down
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court decided in a 5-3 ruling that whistleblowers cannot rely on documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act when bringing qui tam actions under the False Claims Act.