Law360, San Diego (June 24, 2014, 3:56 PM EDT) -- A series of recent U.S. Supreme Court and Ninth Circuit decisions are helping to bolster defendants' position against plaintiffs' attempts to certify class actions, but defendants still have their work cut out for them when fighting these high-stakes motions that can drive up the potential claimants and damages.
Businesses have caught a break in the class action context in recent years with the U.S. Supreme Court's April 2011 ruling in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, which held that arbitration agreements barring classwide relief and subjecting consumer complaints to individual arbitration are enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act, as well as the...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!