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9 Jul 2014, 6:24 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Federal district judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia has preliminarily approved a class-action settlement in a case brought by former NFL football players against the NFL. [read post]
14 May 2014, 11:30 am by Stephen Gardner
Because things have changed in the class action world since 2006, NACA’s Executive Director Ira Rheingold appointed a committee consisting of some of the most principled and experienced class action lawyers in the country (Rob Bramson, Seth Lesser, Mike Quirk, Stuart Rossman, and Brian Wolfman) and asked me to chair the committee. [read post]
13 May 2014, 6:28 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Yes, according to this study issued by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Urban Institute. [read post]
8 May 2014, 2:18 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Under a 2012 Obama administration rule -- which survived an airline industry challenge in the courts -- airline consumers are told, up front, the total cost of an airline ticket -- that is, the base airfare, mandatory fees, and the taxes. [read post]
24 Mar 2014, 2:34 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Tesla wants to sell its electric cars from its own stores directly to consumers. [read post]
21 Mar 2014, 5:50 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Federal agencies issue annual reports on their implementation of the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552.The reports say how many requests for information the agency gets, the bases for withholding information when information is withheld, the speed with which requests are fulfilled (or rejected), etc. [read post]
10 Mar 2014, 9:02 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman The major consumer credit scoring company, FICO, devised a model (first constructed in 1989) that produces what is known as a credit score. [read post]
23 Feb 2014, 9:28 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman The popular "cloud" storage service Dropbox has added a forced, pre-dispute arbitration clause to its standard consumer contract. [read post]
11 Feb 2014, 4:34 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Remember JP Morgan Chase's agreement with the federal government to pay $13 billion to settle claims that it knowingly sold faulty mortgage securities that contributed to the financial crisis? [read post]
4 Feb 2014, 5:10 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman We've told you before about the huge reductions in on-the-road deaths caused by various forms of vehicle safety regulations. [read post]
24 Jan 2014, 8:06 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman According to this Associated Press story, in 2012, the Vermont Attorney General sued a company called Vermints under Vermont’s consumer protection law alleging that Vermints had mislabeled its mints “Vermont’s All-Natural Mints” (my emphasis). [read post]
6 Dec 2013, 3:12 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman As explained in this article by Christopher Jensen, Hyundai is trying to "help" its customers by forcing them to arbitrate disputes over warranty coverage. [read post]
22 Nov 2013, 9:30 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Ninth Circuit chief judge Alex Kozinski and his wife, Marcy Tiffany, own a Nissan Leaf, an all-electric car. [read post]
13 Nov 2013, 6:55 pm by Lawrence Solum
Brian Wolfman (Georgetown University Law Center) & Anne Warren King) Georgetown University - Institute for Public Representation) have posted Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. v. [read post]
6 Nov 2013, 4:29 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took two steps yesterday in the debt-collection realm. [read post]
1 Nov 2013, 3:40 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Remember the Obama Administration's early "stimulus" program known as cash-for-clunkers? [read post]
14 Oct 2013, 6:08 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Well at least the debt-collection lawyers don't, as explained in this article by Jenna Greene. [read post]