Protection of ERISA’s Statute of Limitations is Narrowed by the Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court yesterday issued a unanimous opinion in Tibble et al. v. Edison International et al. vacating a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that claims by employees of Edison International against the company over allegedly imprudent 401(k) plan investments were time-barred under applicable ERISA statute of limitation rules.

Supreme Court to Decide if a TCPA Class Action Can Be Mooted by a Pre-certification Offer of Judgment

Supreme Court to Decide if a TCPA Class Action Can Be Mooted by a Pre-certification Offer of Judgment

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court accepted certiorari to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Campbell-Eward Co. v. Gomez, 768 F.3d 871 (9th Cir. 2014), which involved a TCPA class action brought by the recipient of a text message that a contractor, defendant Campbell-Eward, sent on behalf of the U.S. Navy in May 2006.

Supreme Court to Decide Whether an Offer of Judgment for Full Relief Moots a Named Plaintiff’s Class-action Claims

Supreme Court to Decide Whether an Offer of Judgment for Full Relief Moots a Named Plaintiff’s Class-action Claims

Article III of the Constitution limits the jurisdiction of the federal courts to “cases” and “controversies.” The Supreme Court has held that “‘an actual controversy … be extant at all stages of review, not merely at the time the complaint is filed.’”