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Class Action Reform and the “Fairness in Class Action Act”

While the Congressional legislative agenda has taken a back seat in the headlines lately, the fact remains that there still is an agenda, and it includes class action reform. The agenda item of interest is H.R. 985, the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017 (the “Fairness in Class … Continue reading this entry

The Supreme Court Preview, Part III: A Couple Spare Parts

This is the third and final post in our series, “The Supreme Court Preview.” View the previous post here. While the Court’s review of bedrock principles of class action litigation and the continuing struggle to enforce arbitration clauses  in the face of hostile state law are two important topics to watch, they are not the only … Continue reading this entry

The Supreme Court Preview, Part I: The Court To Overhaul Class Actions?

A fresh Supreme Court term has kicked off, with a new slate of cases awaiting the Court’s decision. Among these cases are several that the automotive industry should keep an eye on, as they impact the law in ways that will affect how industry members do business. Over the next few posts, Dashboard Insights will … Continue reading this entry