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,...