9th Circ. Is Wrong On Consumer Fraud Injunctive Relief Issue
Law360 (June 24, 2021, 1:27 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs in consumer fraud class actions regularly ask courts to enjoin defendants from continuing their allegedly unlawful advertising or labeling.
Defendants in such cases, on the other hand, often argue that plaintiffs lack standing to seek such relief because they face no imminent risk of future injury — after all, plaintiffs necessarily know about any false advertising or deceptive labeling alleged in their own complaints and thus face no real risk of future deception.
For years, defendants' arguments in this regard met with mixed results in the federal district courts. In 2012, however, several circuits began to hold that previously deceived...
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