Attorneys React To High Court's Tyson Class Action Ruling
Law360, New York (March 22, 2016, 7:53 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed a $5.8 million judgment against Tyson Foods in a worker don-doff case, holding that averages and other statistical analyses can be used to show similarities between disparate class members. Here, attorneys tell Law360 why the Supreme Court's ruling in Tyson Foods Inc. v. Bouaphakeo is significant.
Randy Avram, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
"Tyson gives employees another tool for bringing class action lawsuits against their employers. It was a donning and doffing case, but its significance is that the court made it clear that now class action plaintiffs can use statistics to fill evidentiary...
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