Workplace Class Actions Brought Big Bucks In 2007

Law360, New York (January 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- As plaintiffs' lawyers negotiated their ways to expand the size of classes and the scope of recoveries in workplace class action litigation, the financial stakes for these cases got higher in 2007, according to a report published by Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

“These strategies resulted in a series of massive settlements in nationwide class actions. This trend is also unlikely to abate in 2008,” the report said.

The report, the firm's fourth Annual Workplace Action Litigation Report, tracked 508 rulings in federal and state class and collective...
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