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Wireless Provider Gets What It Wanted; Now It’s Sorry

By Spencer Wilson, Brayton-Thornton Attorney Consumers walked away with a quiet but important victory Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court denied review in Southern Communications v. Thomas. This decision will allow a group of consumers to pursue their claims against their wireless service provider, Southern Communications,…

Bland Debunks Mayer Brown “Analysis” of Class Actions

Public Justice Senior Attorney Paul Bland takes a look at the deeply flawed results of Mayer Brown’s “empirical analysis” attacking all class actions. Particularly striking, Paul explains, is the timing of this P.R. document — arriving the exact day as the Congressionally mandated study by…

Injured By a Chemical? You’re Not as Screwed

By Leah Nicholls, Kazan-Budd Attorney     Last week, a unanimous DC federal appellate court upheld an Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) regulation clarifying that its regulations about labeling used for chemicals in the workplace do not preempt state-law failure-to-warn claims. In other words, companies can’t…