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Abbey Spanier On Cy Pres Distributions Of Class Action Settlement Funds

By Stephanie Amin-Giwner When large class actions are settled, money often remains in the settlement fund even after one or more distributions to class members because some class members either cannot be located or decline to file a claim. Courts and/or the parties agree to dispose of these unclaimed...

Abbey Spanier: NLRB Finds Class Action Litigation Protected Activity Under NLRA

By Jeremy Nash The National Labor Relation Board's (NLRB) recent ruling in D.R. Horton Inc. answered an important question presented by the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last Spring in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion : does federal policy favoring arbitration apply equally in the consumer...