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“Predominance” Requirement Clarified in New Seventh Circuit Decision by Judge Posner

Sears customers alleged in a class action against Sears, Roebuck and Co. that their Kenmore-brand Sears washing machines had two defects.  One defect occurred in their front-loading “high efficiency” washing machines.  Because of the low volume of water used in … Continue reading

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Update: IndyMac/OneWest Bank Denied Second Bid to Dismiss HAMP Class Action Lawsuit

On July 27, 2010, plaintiff Stacey Fletcher filed a putative class action complaint alleging that the defendant IndyMac Mortgage Servicers, FSB (a division of OneWest Bank, FSB)(“OneWest”) mishandled her application for a mortgage loan modification pursuant to the Home Affordable Modification Program … Continue reading

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Second Circuit Determines Arbitration Provision Included in Follow-Up E-mail Not Binding on Online Purchasers

In Schnabel v. Trilegiant Corp., plaintiffs commenced a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court of Connecticut against defendants (Affinion Group, LLC, and its wholly owned subsidiary Trilegiant Corp.) who are in the business of marketing and selling … Continue reading

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