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.
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.read more
On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that companies can prohibit workers from bringing class action suits over workplace issues. This affects an estimated 25 million employment contracts, and has far-reaching implications in wage and hour litigation and beyond. Click here to read what this means for you.read more
Overall, 2017 was a busy year for securities class action lawsuits. It started at a blistering pace, and finished with the most suits filed since 2001, at a staggering 66% increase over 2016. The resolutions for securities cases, coming in at 353 total, was the highest number since 2001. This is a 30% increase over 2016.read more