In Chen v. Allstate Insurance Co., — F.3d —-, 2016 WL 1425869 (April 12, 2016), the Ninth Circuit held that the offer and deposit of funds into an escrow account in an amount sufficient to satisfy the named plaintiff’s individual claim, combined with an offer of injunctive relief, does not “moot” the claim under Article III.
Federal judges often find themselves confronting a familiar conundrum in consumer class actions that challenge misleading practices.
Northern District of California Judge William Orrick recently denied class certification in two food misbranding class actions challenging antioxidant claims for Bigelow green and black teas.
A recent U.S. Supreme Court case holding that representative evidence can be used in class/collective actions to the same extent that it could be used in an individual action may not have the broad application hoped for by the plaintiff’s bar.
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