The outbreak of COVID-19 tuition refund class actions is as virulent as the pandemic that inspired them. In just one week, the number of tuition refund class actions against colleges and universities nearly doubled from 60 to 105, most bearing an uncanny similarity to those that preceded them. Their main complaint is that the innovative transition ...
Nowhere is the COVID-19 virus mutating more quickly than in the cozy confines of class action litigation. From business interruption, to gym memberships, to disappointed Airbnb hosts, more and more Americans are turning to Rule 23 to recover losses that are as unprecedented as they were unpredictable.
The halls of higher education have not been ...
Here’s the latest data breach news from the past few days.
Ohio Supreme Court Reverses Class Certification
Stammco Defendants Respond to Motion for Reconsideration
Appellees Stammco, LLC d/b/a the Pop Shop, Kent Stamm and Carrie Stamm recently filed their Merit Brief in the pending Ohio Supreme Court case Stammco et al. v. United Telephone Company of Ohio et al., Case No. 2012-0169.
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.
Mortgage Electronic Registration System, Inc. (commonly referred to as MERS) has been the subject of several class action lawsuits throughout the country.
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 ...