Over the past few weeks, there has been significant news in the world of litigation. The Halliburton case has given corporate defendants more leverage to fight back class action lawsuits while the NFL has settled a case to remove a previous compensatory cap on damages for concussion-related issues for former players. Other news includes the unanimous Supreme Court decision to require warrants for searching smartphones and the controversial Hobby Lobby decision and its implications on Obamacare. Finally, Facebook is under scrutiny for its experimental data collection. Click through the slideshow to learn more.
Judge agrees to remove compensatory claims cap from NFL concussion suit
Halliburton decision could be more impactful than it appears
Hobby Lobby decision creates controversy about contraception, Obamacare
European agencies investigating Facebook over experiment privacy issues
Supreme Court will require warrants for searching smartphones