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Tag Archives: Class Action

Standing in Data-Breach Cases – Risk of Future Injury Remains Unsettled: SCOTUS Skirts Apparent Circuit Conflict

February 20, 2018

Today the U.S. Supreme Court denied a cert petition in a matter aimed at resolving whether a plaintiff who alleges a substantial risk of harm in the future has standing under Article III of the Constitution. A ruling in the case, CareFirst v. Attias, would have had major implications for data-breach litigation and in class […]

Waiting For More Dough: The Eastern District of Missouri Rules that an Offer of Judgment Does Not Moot a Class Action

November 19, 2015

Panera Bread Company is, quite obviously, in the bread business. But when Mark Boswell and others filed a class action against the company for breach of contract and fraud, the case was about a different kind of dough. Boswell and the other named plaintiffs had served as Joint Venture General Managers for Panera, managing the […]