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.

Human v. Mouse

Author: Jeremy Gilman (former Partner at Benesch Law)

What conceivable correlation exists between class actions and pests?

No, it’s not that.  At least not for Jeanne Steigerwald.

Hers was a story that started, she claimed, when she noticed “mice droppings in her pantry, kitchen, and garage.”  That propelled her to Walmart, where she dropped around $25 for a three-pack of “Ultrasonic Pest Repellers.” Continue reading “Human v. Mouse”

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”