June 2012

June 26, 2012 4:09 PM | Posted by Roberts, Joshua | Permalink

The Supreme Court has agreed to decide the fate of an antitrust class action lawsuit that was brought by 2 million Comcast customers who were allegedly overcharged to the tune of $875 million.   

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June 11, 2012 10:17 AM | Posted by Cipriani, Jon A. | Permalink
CAFA defendants mulling their options after a remand order should carefully consider what court they would prefer to be in: litigating on the merits in state court could well foreclose any chance of having the case removed to federal court. That's the lesson of Probola v. Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., 2012 WL 1959559 (3d Cir. June 1, 2012), which saw the Third Circuit accept, then dismiss as improvidently granted, an appeal from the district court's remand order. read more
June 1, 2012 3:17 PM | Posted by Koppel, Adam | Permalink

In Baptist Hospital, Inc. v. Baker, No. 11-5236, 2012 WL 1150211 (Fla. 1st DCA Apr. 9, 2012), the First District Court of Appeal reversed the trial court’s decision to certify a class of individuals challenging liens imposed by Baptist Hospital, Inc. under the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (“FDUTPA”).

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