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CMS European Class Actions Report 2022

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CMS’s second annual European Class Action Report 2022 looks at class action activity across Europe over a five-year period from 2017 to 2021. It is the only study to analyse data from class action proceedings across Europe and to map a true picture of class action risk.Claims across Europe reach record-high levels A total of 110 class …

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The Growing Risk of Group Litigation and Class Actions

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Clifford Chance – Class actions have long been a feature of the legal landscape in the US, but there are clear indications that their reach is expanding. In this extract from a recent webinar, Clifford Chance experts explore the key risks in relation to securities and shareholder litigation, claims arising from data breaches and data …

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Claiming Compensation for Pesticide Linked Parkinson’s – What Should You Keep In Mind?

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  Herbicides are often used in agriculture to eliminate weeds, grasses, and other unwanted vegetation. Paraquat is a vital herbicide, approved by the EPA in the 1960s and has been used since then on many American farms. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder with no known cure. The condition occurs when nerve cells become …

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Clifford Chance – The growing risk of group litigation and class actions

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Clifford Chance – Class actions have long been a feature of the legal landscape in the US, but there are clear indications that their reach is expanding. In this extract from a recent webinar, Clifford Chance experts explore the key risks in relation to securities and shareholder litigation, claims arising from data breaches and data …

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Class Action Lawyer Q&A: Litigator Gregory Cade Talks About Toyota 4Runner Class Action Lawsuit

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The owner of a 2005 Toyota 4Runner is the lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit filed in South Carolina. Hundreds of 4Runner owners joined the suit over defective rusting issues. They are represented by Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. lawyer Gregory Cade, who answers questions about the class action lawsuit. Q: What is the Toyota 4Runner …

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TikTok Sued Over Alleged Illicit Collection From Child Users

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Former children’s commissioner for England launches case against video-sharing app Video-sharing app TikTok is being sued in an action commenced by a former children’s commissioner for England who has launched a claim that could cost TikTok billions of dollars if successful. Lawyers acting on the lawsuit claim that TikTok takes children’s personal information, including phone …

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Law Firm Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Mercedes Claiming ‘Defeat Device’ To Cheat Testing

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Hagens Berman filed a class-action lawsuit against Mercedes stating the automaker knowingly programmed its Clean Diesel BlueTEC vehicles to emit illegal, dangerous levels of nitrogen oxide (NOx) in virtually all real world driving conditions and contain a “defeat device” used to cheat testing. Testing at highway speeds, at low temperatures, and at variable speeds, indicate a …

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Filing A Wrongful Death Claim Against Norwegian Cruise Lines

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COVID Pandemic Sees Lawsuits Against Cruise Lines at Tip of Iceberg Losing a family member is always a moment of sadness and often trauma, but when the family member passes away on vacation it is more so. Every year, there are about 200 deaths on cruise ships. Some of those passengers may have died of …

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Class Actions Over Cryptocurrencies On The Rise

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Kramer Levin – After a surge in popularity and an increased interest from regulators, virtual currencies — also known as cryptocurrencies — have entered into a new phase in their relatively short history, with an increase in class actions targeting the emerging assets. The emergence of cryptocurrency class actions comes after the market witnessed a …

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The Top 10 Class Action Developments of 2017

Baker Hostetler –  2017 was a relatively quiet year for major class action news, especially in the Supreme Court, which addressed only a handful of cases that might have an impact on class actions and reached decisions only in a couple of those cases. However, there were at least enough noteworthy developments to put together …

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