Football, Apple Pie and Class Actions Redux

Author: Jeremy Gilman (former Partner at Benesch Law)

On December 12, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in Gilchrist v. National Football League, case no. 16-283 and Armstrong v. National Football League.  For my prior post on these cases, see https://beneschclassactionblog.com/2016/11/28/as-american-as-football-apple-pie-and-class-actions/.  And please pass the bean dip.

As American as Football, Apple Pie and Class Actions

Author: Jeremy Gilman (former Partner at Benesch Law)

Two cert petitions in a football-related class action are pending before the U.S. Supreme Court: Gilchrist v. National Football League, case no. 16-283 and Armstrong v. National Football League.  Both are scheduled to be considered by the Court at its December 9, 2016 conference.  Continue reading “As American as Football, Apple Pie and Class Actions”

Ninth Circuit Puts the Brakes on Chrysler Class Action

On October 24, 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court’s certification of a class against Chrysler Group (“Chrysler”) under the California Consumers Legal Remedies Act.  Because the plaintiff could not establish that damages could be measured on a classwide basis, and because the plaintiff failed to satisfy the typicality and adequacy requirements of Rule 23, the Ninth Circuit reversed certification and remanded for further proceedings.   Continue reading “Ninth Circuit Puts the Brakes on Chrysler Class Action”