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- Class action abuse must be stopped now. Gonzalez, Chez // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;10/25/2002, Issue 322999, p33
Comments on the need for class action reform in the U.S. Increasing number of cases of class action abuse.
- Illinois trumps the nation. // Business Insurance;10/25/99, Vol. 33 Issue 43, p8
Focuses on the efforts to reform the rules governing class-action lawsuits in the United States. Effects of a decision of an Illinois judge; Passage of class-action reform legislation.
- Class Action Suits: You Need Not Be Present to Sue. Kotner, Andy // San Diego Business Journal;03/27/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p47
Comments on the current class action system in the United States. Parallels between the system and sweepstakes contests; Rules of engagement in class action lawsuits; Targets of class actions.
- Lock, stock and lawsuit. Watson, Stu // Oregon Business Magazine;Aug94, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p49
Reports that shareholder lawsuits are of increasing concern to businesses in the United States. Claims involving shareholder or investor issues; Decline in class-action lawsuits; Average shareholder lawsuit settlement in 1993. INSET: The whole truth, and.. (comments on company lawsuits)..
- Hearing ahead for class-action reforms. // American Bar Association Journal;Oct78, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p1490
Reports on United States Senators Dennis DeConcini and Edward Kennedy's proposed reform of class-action lawsuits. Benefits of proposed reforms on plaintiffs and defendants; Overview on the current conduct of class actions; Filing of class action lawsuits by the government or by private parties...
- Class Action Plaintiffs Must Pay for Notice to Class. Young, Rowland L. // American Bar Association Journal;Oct78, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p1581
Reports on the ruling of the United States Supreme Court on the class action case, Oppenheimer Fund Inc. v. Sanders. Court's reversal of the district court's decision because it abused its discretion in allocating the cost of defendants; Case background.
- No State Action in Sale of Goods by Warehouse. Young, Rowland L. // American Bar Association Journal;Oct78, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p1586
Reports on the United States Supreme Court's ruling on the class action case, Flagg Brothers, Inc. v. Brooks. Court's decision that there was no state action involved in the sale of goods taken to a warehouse for storage after the plaintiffs were evicted; Case background; Opinion of the court...
- Report on Contingent Fees in Class Action Litigation January 11, 2006: Task Force on Contingent Fees, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association. // Review of Litigation;Summer2006, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p459
The article presents information on a task force on contingent fees that worked on medical malpractice actions and class actions in the U.S. The task force worked on contingent fees in class action cases and tort trials. The task force met with leading academics, practitioners and judges to know...
- Overview of Multidistrict Litigation Rules at the State and Federal Level. Ostolaza, Yvette; Hartmann, Michelle // Review of Litigation;Winter2007, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p47
The article discusses the multidistrict litigation (MDL) rules at the state and federal level in the U.S. It mentioned that MDL statute permits the transfer and consolidation of related cases pending in federal districts throughout the country. However, MDL Statute has absence of any formal...