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Opioid Class Action Litigation May Drastically Change With A Global Resolution

Opioid litigation is a hot topic in the U.S. legal community. In response to the country’s opioid crisis, several states, individuals, and other local governments have filed lawsuits against various prescription opioid manufacturers and distributors.

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Will the New CCPA Cause an Uptick in Class Action Cases?

Privacy remains a hotly debated subject in the U.S. and many states are taking steps to protect customer’s personal information.  The newest legislation with the most teeth belongs to California, who in February 2019 passed the California Consumers Protection Act (CCPA) which goes into effect January 1, 2020. 

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UK Companies May Face Liability for Breaches By Independent Actors

On January 12, 2017, a U.K. court rendered a decision in a class action that could affect the way U.K. courts view vicarious liability for data breaches.

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Long Term Planning for Class Action Settlements

While class action settlements are often the most efficient way to deliver quick relief to similarly situated class members, complexities arise when these settlements do not offer immediate relief.

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