Although students are still taking courses and faculty are still teaching, there have been numerous lawsuits filed against many colleges and universities on behalf of students seeking reimbursement for tuition, fees, and room and board.read more
Recent decisions from federal judges across the country illustrate that courts will not advance TCPA class actions unless they strictly meet the applicable standards.
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.
A huge issue that class action litigators face is how to improve consumer notification and increase participation in class action proceedings. Many people simply ignore class action notices and miss filing their valid claims. In September 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a report about the effectiveness of class action settlements regarding consumer awareness and involvement, The report is titled “Consumers and Class Actions: A Retrospective and Analysis of Settlement Campaigns” and its focus is how email notification affects class member participation.