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Groups want Third Circuit to enforce Flonase class action settlement against Louisiana AG

Jessica Karmasek Nov. 7, 2016, 2:54pm

The Washington Legal Foundation is among those calling on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to overturn a Pennsylvania federal court’s decision that, they argue, would undermine class-wide settlements by permitting plaintiff states to file copycat lawsuits despite benefiting from a settlement.

Third Circuit affirms dismissal of data breach class action filed against prescription services company

Jessica Karmasek Sep. 13, 2016, 1:21pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, in its ruling last month, effectively quashed the lawsuit filed by a group of former Benecard Services Inc. employees. The plaintiffs, alleging breach of trust and identity fraud, sued their former employer for damages allegedly caused by a data security breach.