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Cases / Briefs

Animal Legal Defense Fund v Herbert

Amici brief in constitutional challenge to a Utah statute that criminalizes core whistleblowing activity in the farmed animal agricultural industry—in particular, slaughterhouses, meat processing plants, and factory farms. The law at issue—enacted by the state of Utah in 2012—makes it a crime to “interfere” with any…

Holt v HHH Motors

Car buyers who are misled about an inflated fee on paper work signed two contracts, one with an arbitration clause and a second contract without an arbitration clause.  Given the language of the documents, under normal rules of Florida contract law, the parties have not…

Gibson v. Nye Frontier Ford

This was a case alleging that an employee at a car dealership was misclassified under the state’s wage and hour laws, so that he would not receive overtime. The trial court ordered that the employee had to arbitrate his claims. The case was appealed to…

Ayala v. Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc.

Public Justice joined an amici brief to the California Supreme Court arguing that a group of newspaper delivery workers who claimed they were misclassified as independent contractors should be allowed to pursue litigation against their alleged employer as a class action.  The brief was authored…

Heimeshoff v. Hartford Insurance

At issue in this case is whether an ERISA plan can start the clock ticking on a beneficiary’s federal cause of action challenging her denial of disability benefits before the suit could be brought in court (due to administrative exhaustion requirements), thereby permitting the plan…