Recently, a California federal court denied Nordstrom, Inc.’s and designer jean manufacturer, AG Adriano Goldschmeid’s request for an interlocutory review of the district court’s denial of their motion to dismiss the Plaintiff’s class action complaint alleging consumer fraud related to their use of “Made in USA” labels.
The Food and Drug Administration recently issued a “safety communication” warning that a common medical device used to perform procedures that over 500,000 Americans undergo annually, may put patients at risk for developing “super bug” infections.
In NECA-IBEW v. Goldman Sachs, the Second Circuit arguably opened up a new door in class action litigation when it held that investors in one securities offering had standing to represent a putative class of investors in other offerings, as long as the fraud claims on both securities gave rise to “the same set of concerns.”
In a $358 million agreement, which has drawn nationwide attention from insurers and other companies with asbestos liabilities, Garlock Sealing Technologies has agreed to settle all asbestos claims against the company.
The German government recently released a draft bill seeking to grant authority to the country’s consumer and business associations to enforce compliance with data protection laws.