The publishers of Lance Armstrong’s autobiographical books have moved to dismiss a proposed class action asserting that they misled consumers into believing they were buying an honest narrative of the disgraced cyclist's life.
Partner Dale Giali couldn't knock out plaintiffs lawyers over their contact with a conflicted expert.
U.S. District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle in D.C. found that the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the other plaintiffs failed to allege actual injuries by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and that claims of future injuries were too speculative.
The day after he got nearly $30 million slashed from a plaintiffs fee request in a Citigroup shareholder settlement, Ted Frank and his Center for Class Action Fairness won another victory in a markedly different type of case.
Baker & Hostetler's David Rivkin Jr. and Ted Frank of the Center for Class Action Fairness want the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a challenge to Facebook's cy pres settlement of a consumer privacy class action.
The proposed settlement still leaves the country's largest fresh egg producer and its lawyers at Gibson Dunn fighting price-fixing claims from indirect purchasers and opt-out direct action plaintiffs.
Despite instructions from the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider its earlier ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Thursday certified—for the second time in two years—a consumer class action against Whirlpool Corp.
The draft strategic plan gives somewhat less prominence to enforcement than the agency has in the past.
Towards the end of last month's e-book price fixing trial, it looked to some like Gibson Dunn's Orin Snyder might pull off a come-from-behind victory for Apple. But the company and its lawyers didn't come close.