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U.S. Supreme Court blocks class action lawsuits where arbitration clause is present
In a victory for large corporations against wronged consumers, the Supreme Court ruled in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion that the Federal Arbitration Act pre-empts state law allowing consumers to participate in class actions. The Supreme Court overturned California law that previously held that class action bans in arbitration clauses will not be upheld if… Read More ›
Court appoints Daniel Hattis as class counsel in Dell lawsuit
U.S. District Court Judge Ronald M. Whyte appointed Daniel M. Hattis, along with co-counsel Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, as class counsel in Brazil v. Dell, No. C-07-01700 RMW (N.D. Cal.). Class counsel represents online purchasers of Dell computers who were victims of Dell’s alleged deliberate scheme of misrepresenting price discounts through a systematic Internet-based false… Read More ›