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What's New in Class Action Law?

September 20, 2021

U.S. Fifth Circuit Rejects Home State Exception under CAFA on Basis that One of the “Primary Defendants” was Not Domiciled in the Forum State

Written by Steve Herman
August 26, 2021

U.S. Sixth Circuit Maintains Certification of TCPA Class and Approves Claims Process after Fax Logs Deemed Inadmissible at Trial

Written by Steve Herman
August 26, 2021

U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Vacates $1 Fee to Prevailing Attorneys in FLSA Case

Written by Steve Herman
July 29, 2021

Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal Reverses Certification of Flood Loss Claims

Written by Steve Herman
July 29, 2021

After Class Verdict in TCPA Case, North Carolina District Court Judge Rejects Reversion of Unclaimed Funds to Defendant and Appoints Special Master to Help Decide between Escheat and Cy Pres

Written by Steve Herman
July 29, 2021

U.S. Ninth Circuit Affirms Certification of RICO Claims, Finding Damage Model Adequate at Certification Stage

Written by Steve Herman
June 29, 2021

U.S. Supreme Court Makes Clear that Only Putative Class Members Who Suffered “Concrete” Injuries May Sue for Statutory Violations

Written by Steve Herman
June 29, 2021

U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms Basic Presumption in Securities Fraud Class Actions

Written by Steve Herman
May 26, 2021

After Rejection of a Proposed “Reverse-Auction” Settlement, the Eleventh Circuit Confirms that Class Counsel’s Duties Run, Not to Individual Class Representatives, But to Class as a Whole

Written by Steve Herman
April 8, 2021

Judge in Eastern District of Pennsylvania Certifies ERISA Breach of Fiduciary Duty Class re Allegedly Imprudent Investments

Written by Steve Herman