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Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds $188M Wal-Mart Verdict
Posted on 13 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HARRISBURG, Pa. - (AP) A $188 million class-action verdict against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Sam's Club over payment to employees for rest breaks and off-the-clock work was upheld Friday by a Pennsylvania appeals court. A three-judge Superior Court... Read More

Bloggers In A ‘Huff’ After Unjust Enrichment Claims Against AOL, TheHuffingtonPost.com Dismissed
Posted on 20 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Plaintiffs, a group of professional and quasi-professional writers, filed a class action against AOL and TheHuffingtonPost.com alleging unjust enrichment and violations of New York General Business Law (NYGBL) § 349. Specifically, the writers claimed... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments In CAFA Evidence Appeal
Posted on 7 Oct 2014 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The plain language of 28 U.S. Code Section 1446(a) requires only “a short and plain statement of the grounds for removal,” not evidence, the attorney representing Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co.... Read More

California High Court Revives Baycol Class Action Appeal
Posted on 28 Feb 2011 by Tom Moylan

SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) The California Supreme Court on Feb. 28 revived an appeal involving a Baycol heart drug state consumer class action, saying an appeals court misapplied the state's "death knell" doctrine about what claims can... Read More

High Court Considers Whether Participant Must Reimburse Health Plan Under ERISA
Posted on 27 Nov 2012 by Joan Grossman

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals erred in ruling that a health plan administrator's claim for reimbursement against a plan participant is subject to equitable limitations, including unjust enrichment, under... Read More

4th Circuit Finds Possible Trademark Infringement In Google's AdWords Program
Posted on 10 Apr 2012 by Mark Rogers

RICHMOND, Va. - (Mealey's) A Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on April 9 found sufficient evidence to create an issue of fact as to whether Google Inc. had committed direct infringement by allowing the use of third-party trademarks by participants... Read More