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A Victory for class actions – Denial of Class Certification Is Not Binding on Absent Class Members

California’s Second Appellate District held that “unnamed putative members of a class that was never certified cannot be bound by collateral estoppel.” Bridgeford v. Pacific Health Corp., No. B227486, 2012 Cal. App. LEXIS 26, * 1-2 (Cal. Ct. App. Jan. … Continue reading

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District Court Distinguishes Wal-Mart v. Dukes in Applebee’s Suit

Another case in the Seventh Circuit is helping define the limits of Wal-Mart v. Dukes. On March 2, 2012, the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, declined to decertify a class in an employment suit brought … Continue reading

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Ticketmaster to Settle Consumer Class Action

Anyone who has shopped for concert tickets online knows the feeling. The convenience fees, order processing fees, and shipping fees added to the ticket price make going to concerts an expensive proposition these days, especially as more traditional box office … Continue reading

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