Posts Tagged "Class Action Litigation"

Are Class Actions Dead?

Posted by on May 16, 2011 in Business Planning, Litigation | 0 comments

The recent United States Supreme Court decision AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion may have provided a death blow to class action litigation.  In that decision the Supreme Court enforced an arbitration clause in the customer agreement which waived the customer’s right to participate in a class action case.  The customer agreement in that case was signed when they agreed to a 2 year cellular phone contract. Prior to this decision class actions have been a major nuisance to many corporations over the years.  By bringing together a class of similarly situated parties a plaintiff is able to...

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