Device Deportation: Bayer to Discontinue Essure in Canada and Multiple European Countries

Essure, the permanent birth control device that has made numerous headlines around the world due to its high risk of…

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A Breakthrough Ruling on Employment Arbitration

The Seventh Circuit’s recent opinion in Lewis v. Epic Systems Corp.[1] is one of the most important recent decisions regarding class…

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What is an Employee Nowadays?

The economy is changing dramatically in front of our eyes, but I’m not talking about the devaluation of the Yuan.…

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The Fallout from Hobby Lobby

On June 30, 2014, the United States Supreme Court handed down a landmark ruling in Burwell et al. v. Hobby…

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Hall of Shame: Experian

As someone who has experienced a (relatively minor) case of identity theft, I can personally attest to how frustrating and…

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GSK Pays for its Past, But What About its Future

Federal prosecutors announced Monday a record-breaking $3 Billion settlement with the pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”). GSK, which agreed to plead…

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Second Circuit Reaffirms Refusal to Enforce Class Action Waiver

Earlier this month, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals reaffirmed its prior holding that a class action waiver was unenforceable…

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Bifurcated Discovery in Class Actions: Two Reasons Why it Doesn’t Work

A common weapon in class action defendants’ arsenals is the motion to “bifurcate” discovery, splitting the process into two phases:…

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Strict Construction My Eye: Supreme Court Blows by Seventh Amendment

On June 20, 2011, the United States Supreme Court took another sledgehammer to the right to a jury trial guaranteed…

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