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Court of Appeals Rips “Scandalous” Class Action Settlement

Justin LessnerJune 5, 2014
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals recently threw out a settlement agreement between aggrieved consumers and a window manufacturer, finding...

Put Up Your Dukes: Seventh Circuit Limits Class-Action Discrimination

June 21, 2011
The well-publicized gender discrimination case Dukes v. Wal-Mart is currently before the U.S. Supreme Court, awaiting a decision on the future of...

14 Steps To Avoid Catastrophic Wage and Hour Class Actions

Michael ModlFebruary 15, 2011
Employees are filing claims against their employers under federal and state wage and hour laws in alarming numbers. And they...

Supreme Court Will Shape Future of Class-Action Discrimination Claims

January 12, 2011
On December 6, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.’s appeal of the Ninth U.S. Circuit...