The Dabit decision caps a long-fought legal and legislative battle to rein in securities class action lawsuits
At that meeting, the class action lawsuits
filed by the Connecticut State Medical Society against the state's six largest health plans were discussed, and members from all states were urged to encourage their own states to join with Connecticut at no charge.
Supreme Court) ruling marked the death knell of class action lawsuits
against managed care companies that are based on federal benefits law and racketeering claims.
While they show concern about individuals' ability to seek compensation from large organizations, they worry about the number and size of awards of class action lawsuits
as well as the share of settlements that attorneys claim.
Today's lawsuits mark the second and third class action lawsuits
filed against Carrier Corporation for failing to disclose defects in its furnaces.
The Clearinghouse's Disclosure Dollar Loss Index -- DDL Index(TM) -- is the running sum of "disclosure dollar losses" for all class action lawsuits
filed the first class action lawsuit
on behalf of all citizens of Israel who allegedly died or were seriously injured by the pain medication Vioxx.
On February 22, 2005, the Company executed written settlement agreements to settle the federal and state court class action lawsuits
Law firm Callahan, McCune & Willis, representing more than 12,000 current and former employees of Smart & Final, announced today that Smart & Final has agreed to pay $22 million in settlement of a California class action lawsuit
filed in 2001.
As a condition to the settlement agreements, the courts in the federal and state court class action lawsuits
must have entered orders granting final approval of the settlements reached in those respective actions, and such orders must have become final and non-appealable.
The bipartisan bill creates uniform rules regarding where class action lawsuits
can be filed and moves many class action lawsuits
, especially interstate lawsuits and those with national implications, from state courts to federal courts.
Last week the Senate passed the Class Action Fairness Act which will reform laws governing class action lawsuits
in a variety of ways, including moving many multi-state class action lawsuits
from state courts to federal court.