Class actions involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA) are nothing new.
On Tuesday, September 20, 2016, a federal judge in California granted approval of the $68 million settlement between LifeLock and a class of plaintiffs that alleged it made false statements about the services it provides to consumers that it will alert them of possible identity theft as soon as possible.
Should a court hear from a defendant before approving third party funding of a class action against that defendant?
The gloves are off in a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York where an insurer and an oil and gas company disagree about whether the company’s insurance policy covers claims that fracking causes earthquakes.
Class actions have long been a feature of the US legal landscape. But until October 2015 there was no genuine “class action” procedure in the UK.
In LifeNet Health v. LifeCell Corporation, one of the many issues the Federal Circuit decided was that functional claim language did not create a divided infringement situation, even though an independent actor could impact whether the functional limitation was met.
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The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has announced it is convening a series of multistakeholder meetings concerning Internet of Things (IoT) Security Upgradability and Patching.
Recently, some companies have dodged potential class liability by forcing would-be plaintiffs into arbitration.
The long-running battle over collective action waivers in the arbitration clauses of employment agreements continues to rage in the Courts of Appeals.