Lawyers Weigh In On High Court's Class Action Ruling

Law360, New York (January 20, 2016, 9:55 PM EST) -- The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that defendants facing a Telephone Consumer Protection Act suit couldn't escape a class action by making a settlement offer to individual plaintiffs, a decision that has wide ramifications for all class actions. Here, attorneys tell Law360 why the decision is momentous.

  Peder Batalden, Horvitz & Levy LLP

“For defendants, the practical lesson of Campbell-Ewald is straightforward. Continue making Rule 68 offers of judgment, but deposit the offered funds with the court when making the offer. If plaintiff rejects the offer, defendant should move for entry of judgment and should afford the court two options. First,...

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