The cause of the plaintiff’s damages is typically the first and most critical question posed to a jury in a product liability trial.
We recently wrote about the potential dark side of store loyalty cards, citing a putative class action filed in New York City.
Federal District Court: “Browsewrap” Terms and Conditions Provide Sufficient Notice to Defeat False Advertising Class Action
Data Processing Company Hit with Class Action Lawsuit for Data Breach and Judge Denies Class Certification the Next Day
Advanced Data Processing, Inc. and Intermedix Corp. were sued in federal court in Florida last week for violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for failing to protect the health information of “potentially millions” of individuals.
In EEOC v. Autozone, Inc., Case No. 14-CV-5579 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 4, 2015), Judge Amy St. Eve of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted summary judgment in favor of the defendant and against the EEOC in a case in which the EEOC brought a disparate treatment discrimination suit on behalf of an individual who did not suffer an adverse employment action as a result of alleged discrimination.
In our post dated June 17, 2015, we discussed the March 26, 2015 decision of the Supreme Court of Canada denying leave to appeal from the judgement of the Ontario Court of Appeal (“ONCA”) in Kaynes v. BP Plc, 2014 ONCA 580 (“Kaynes”).
First Circuit Invokes Inclusive Communities in Nixing Disparate Impact Challenge and Gifts Safe Harbor Defense to Employer
At the end of the Supreme Court’s term in June, we blogged about a housing discrimination case that might be used by employers to limit disparate impact liability.
UPDATE – First Circuit Upholds Method of Distribution of Notice in Hill V. State Street Corp., but Cautions Against Practice of Delivering Late Notice to Small Investors
The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently issued a summary dismissal denying a number of objections to the Settlement Agreement reached in Hill v. State Street Corporation.
The final phase of a project is usually referred to as the “close out”. A key activity during this phase is reviewing the project as a whole and considering the lessons learned.