By Burt Rublin, Michael Carroll, and Casey Watkins
In a case of first impression in the Third Circuit, the Court of Appeals held that unnamed, putative class members are not required to establish standing under Article III of the U.S. Constitution...
By the Consumer Financial
In the first federal appeals court decision
to apply AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion to a non-AT&T Mobility
arbitration agreement, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has held
By Steven W. Suflas, Alan S. Kaplinsky, Mark J. Levin, Burt M. Rublin, and Michelle M. McGeogh
In Opalinski v. Robert Half International, Inc. [ enhanced opinion available to lexis.com subscribers ], the United States Court of Appeals for the Third...
By Burt M. Rublin and Joel E. Tasca
Consistent with its recent emphasis on the stringency of class certification requirements in consumer cases, the Third Circuit recently affirmed the denial of class certification in a consumer case involving alleged...
By Michael R. Carroll and Burt M. Rublin
Creating a clear circuit split on a class action issue of increasing importance, the Seventh Circuit has rejected the notion that in order to certify a class, a trial court must be able to...
By the Consumer Financial Services Group
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion , 131 S. Ct. 1740 (2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], obligates courts to compel individual arbitration...