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    Posted on February 22nd, 2013 by

    Many plaintiff trial attorneys were disappointed with the outcome in the Supreme Court decision Wal-Mart v. Dukes, 131 S. Ct. 2541 (2011). In Dukes, class certification of 1.6 million women was denied, as the court held the plaintiffs lacked the requisite requirement of commonality. The main problem was that the allegations of discrimination were based …

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    Posted on January 28th, 2013 by

    The Ottawa government is facing a class action lawsuit after a portable hard drive containing electronic data regarding 500,000 student loan borrowers was lost. Contained in the hard drive is sensitive information about the borrowers who took out student loans from 2000-2006, including names, social insurance numbers, birthdates, loan information and contact numbers. Plaintiffs whose …

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    Posted on January 16th, 2013 by

    Last year, a group of workers filed a class action lawsuit in Carrillo v. Schneider Logistics, Inc., No. CV 11-8557-CAS (DTBx), alleging wage and hour violations in three warehouses located in California. During the time these allegations were taking place, Schneider was working for retail giant Wal-Mart, whom the lawsuit sought to add as an …

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    Posted on January 14th, 2013 by

    Oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court were heard last week in Standard Fire Insurance Co. v. Knowles over the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, which allows defendants to remove cases from state to federal court when the potential class has over 100 members and the damages sought are more than $5 million. The question …

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    Posted on January 4th, 2013 by

    Our blog this week is discussing the evidence spoliation case Bozic v. City of Washington, Pennsylvania (2012 WL 6050610)(W.D.Pa. Dec. 5, 2012). The City Solicitor of the defendant city re-recorded an audiotape of an important meeting with the plaintiff, which events ultimately led to the plaintiff’s termination as a city firefighter. The plaintiff alleged the …

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