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What's New in the Courts

September 28, 2020

U.S. District Court in California Disqualifies Firm as Putative Class Counsel Based on Inherent Conflict in Contingency Fee Agreement

Written by Steve Herman
September 24, 2020

Southern District of Florida Calls Out the So-Called “Center for Class Action Fairness” for Serial and Bad Faith Objections

Written by Steve Herman
September 21, 2020

Illinois Supreme Court Awards Fees to Attorney Who Defended Himself Against Frivolous Lawsuit Pro Se

Written by Steve Herman
September 17, 2020

U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Invalidates Contingency Fee Agreement in Violation of Louisiana Rule of Professional Conduct 1.8

Written by Steve Herman
September 14, 2020

U.S. Third Circuit Affirms Class Certification in Antitrust Case

Written by Steve Herman
September 11, 2020

Supreme Court of Illinois Declines to Extend “Common-Interest” Right to Otherwise Privileged Communications to Insurance Brokers

Written by Steve Herman
September 9, 2020

U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York Certifies Class Relating to a Cost of Insurance Increase on Life Insurance Policies

Written by Steve Herman
July 27, 2020

U.S. Fifth Circuit Reverses Certification of ERISA Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims

Written by Steve Herman
July 20, 2020

U.S. Fifth Circuit Affirms Classwide Arbitration Award, While Noting Defense Counsel’s Change-in-Position and Demand for Oral Argument

Written by Steve Herman
July 13, 2020

U.S. Second Circuit Holds Defense Counsel’s Misstatements in Pleadings Not Judicial Admissions

Written by Steve Herman