Calif. Bill Seeking Warning In Class Action Ads Draws Fire

Law360, San Diego (May 4, 2012, 6:04 PM EDT) -- A California bill set to be heard Tuesday seeking to require class action advertisements to warn potential plaintiffs that they could be on the hook for attorneys' fees if a defendant wins the litigation is facing opposition from ACLU units and legal aid groups that claim the measure misstates the law and attempts to scare people away from joining a class action.

The Assembly Judiciary Committee will consider A.B. 1954, by Assemblyman Brian Nestande, R-Palm Desert, that would mandate ads soliciting plaintiffs for a class action...
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