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Latest News in Class Action

  • November 15, 2019

    Appeals Court Won't Revive Chicago Cops' Benefits Suit

    Chicago police officers have struck out on their argument that the city owes them higher disability payments, with an Illinois appeals court ruling a lower court correctly dismissed their proposed class action against a city benefit fund.

  • November 15, 2019

    Fiber Optic Co. Investors Qualify For Class Action, Judge Says

    Investors who claim a Houston-based fiber optics manufacturer inflated its stock prices by covering up declines in overall sales should be granted class certification, a Texas magistrate judge found Wednesday.

  • November 15, 2019

    Atlantic Salmon Farmers Snagged In US Cartel Probe

    Following raids from European enforcers earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust division has opened a criminal investigation into allegations of collusion in the Atlantic salmon farming industry.

  • November 15, 2019

    MVP: Davis Polk's Neal Potischman

    Over the last year Neil Potischman of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP has been involved in some of the highest profile class action cases — including defending Walmart from a group of plaintiffs who were allegedly detained for shoplifting, as well as helping Novo Nordisk escape racketeering claims — landing him a spot among Law360's 2019 Class Action MVPs.

  • November 15, 2019

    ADA Braille Gift Card Claims Shouldn't Gain Traction In NY

    A recent wave of consumer class claims that challenge the visual accessibility of gift cards under the Americans with Disabilities Act in New York federal courts are facially deficient and should be susceptible to early dismissal, say attorneys at Akin Gump.

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