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Ninth Circuit vacates and remands district court judgments in class action case

July 23, 2020

The Ninth Circuit held that the named plaintiffs lacked standing and that the district court improperly refused to decertify a “fraudulent concealment” class where individual issues predominated. The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief urging the court to reverse the damages award for other reasons.

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Ninth Circuit to reverse punitive damage award and decertify class

August 29, 2018

Click here to view the amicus brief filed jointly by the U.S. Chamber, National Association of Manufacturers, and American Tort Reform Association.

Cary Silverman and Christopher E. Appel of Shook, Hardy & Bacon, L.L.P. served as co-counsel for the amici.

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