The decision in Merrill Lynch v. Manning was before the Supreme Court on appeal from the Third Circuit. Read more
Though the Supreme Court agreed that implied certification is a valid basis for liability, it narrowed the route for recovery under an implied fraud theory. Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined Philip Morris USA Inc.’s request to review an Oregon jury’s $25 million punitive damage award. Read more
It should be noted that even though the Florida Supreme Court decertified the original Engle class and overturned a $145 billion verdict. Read more
I have a great deal of respect for Justice Scalia’s years of service and dedication to the practice of law. Read more
Consumers won an important victory in the U.S. Supreme Court recently when the court ruled that companies can’t evade class action claims by offering full relief to the named class represent... Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court has once again refused to take up a new constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act. Read more
The pharmaceutical giant had argued in its petition for writ of certiorari that claims by Samantha Reckis and her parents that J&J's Children's Motrin gave the child a horrific skin conditio... Read more
Termination fees of a few hundred dollars are significant to individual consumers – but such amounts don’t amount to much to the giants in Corporate America. Read more
The Supreme Court receives approximately 10,000 petitions for writ of certiorari each year, but only accepts between 75-80 cases. Read more
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