Falk v. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

The Filing of a Class Action Tolls Claims from the Date of Filing Until the Date the Lawsuit Can No Longer Proceed as a Class Action. Falk v. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, 237 Cal.App.4th 1454 (originally filed June 3, 2015; certified for publication June 24, 2015) Under American Pipe & Constr. Co. v. Utah (1974)… Continue Reading Falk v. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Allen and Labor Ready Southwest

Objectors’ Motion to Intervene in a Class Action Settlement Was Untimely, But the District Court Failed to Allow Sufficient Opportunity for Objections in the Approval Process. Allen and Labor Ready Southwest, Inc. v. Bedolla, et al. (9th Cir. June 2, 2015) Plaintiff filed a class action in state court alleged violations of California wage and… Continue Reading Allen and Labor Ready Southwest

Reyes v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.

Reyes v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., 781 F.3d 1185 (9th Cir. April 1, 2015) Certification of a broader class than that originally requested by Plaintiff effectively amended the complaint, thereby justifying subsequent CAFA jurisdiction/removal even after initial 30 days. On April 1, 2015,[i] the Ninth Circuit issued two decisions that further defined the scope of… Continue Reading Reyes v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.

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