Often, internal clients may from prior experiences and/or from general cultural reputation have an aversion to lawyers, rightly or wrongly. This is something many in-house counsel know all too well. Particularly for in-house lawyers who are not generally judged on their ability to bring in revenue and who must spend...
If the Court rules in Dart Cherokee’s favor, then defendants of class action lawsuits may only need to prove damages north of $5 million if the plaintiff challenges their bid to move to federal court.
Defendants need to keep an eye on developments coming from individual cases and state legal changes to properly defend themselves from the risk of class action lawsuits.