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“Insurance companies have emerged as a significant target for class action lawsuits.” In particular, class action suits resulting from data breach claims are expected to spike for insurers.
Ohio Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in State Farm Class Action
Ohio’s Eighth District Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of Class Claims in Death Master File Case

As discussed in a prior article, the Ohio Supreme Court recently considered four jurisdictional memoranda raising fundamental challenges to class action law in Ohio.  The Court has now made its jurisdictional decisions in each case.

WellPoint settles class action with Anthem policyholders for $90 million
Will the Ohio Supreme Court visit aisle 23 at Wal-Mart?

Sixth Circuit vacates class certification based on preclusion, interprets Wal-Mart

Class of Ohio insureds lacks standing because of speculative injuries

Following the Supreme Court's decision in AT&T Mobility, Inc. v. Concepcion, 113 S. Ct. 1740 (2011), it seemed clear that states possessed little power to limit the enforcement of arbitration provisions and class action waivers in consumer contracts. 

Enforcing the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, 131 S.Ct. 1740 (2011), the Northern District of Ohio recently dismissed all class/collective claims in an FLSA class action—enforcing the arbitration provisions of the parties’ employment agreement.   This decision is an important victory for ...

In Meznarich v. Morgan Waldron Insurance Management, LLC (N.D. Ohio Sept. 30, 2011), 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 113237, **15-16, Judge Pearson recently certified a class of 1100 employees, under Rule 23(b)(1)(A), who alleged breach of fiduciary duty, ERISA violations and fraud against Morgan Waldron Insurance management LLC and others.  ...

An analysis of the first case from the Sixth Circuit to expressly address the fail-safe class, which is defined as a class that requires a decision on the merits of a claim in order to determine who is within the class.

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