The court joined the Seventh and Eight Circuits in interpreting plaintiffs’ consolidation requests of "mass actions" under CAFA.
As the court held in In re Ethicon Inc. Pelvic Repair Systems Product Liability Litigation, the company will be bound by the terms of the hold.
There is a history of class proceedings on this issue in the United States but not in its neighbor to the north.
By Munjot Sahu
Material differences precluded California law from applying to all class members in Mazza.
By Mark Mansour, Jonathan Berman, Emily K. Strunk, and Stephanie L. Resnik
A guide for young defense lawyers.
By Michelle M. Rutherford
A Louisiana district court takes an interesting interpretation of the rule.
Veteran litigator Douglas Maag details how U.S. economic and trade sanctions can affect the handling of mass-tort claims. (8:13 min)
Examining the holding in this newly announced decision and what it may mean for future parens patriae actions and other types of quasi-class actions or mass actions. (56:12)
Featuring a unique group of lawyers and non-lawyers to provide a fact-based peek into the future, including presentations and an interactive discussion among the panelists. (1:01:42)
Learn about the significance of the Barltett decision and its impact on the Supreme Court's preemption holdings. (57:33)
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