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Charles B. Casper

Charles B. Casper

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Montgomery McCracken Achieves Victory for Natural Gas Pipe Manufacturer in Nationwide Class Action

August 27, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that on August 13, 2020, our Class Action Defense attorneys secured a complete victory…

Pa. Insureds’ Path To Pandemic Biz Interruption Coverage

May 19, 2020

Law360
By By Patrick C. Campbell, Charles B. Casper, and Brett M. Waldron

In the wake of government edicts and orders around the world, including Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s March 19 executive order…

The Path to the Recovery of Business Interruption Losses for Pennsylvania Policyholders

April 29, 2020

In the wake of government edicts and orders around the world, including Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s March 19, 2020 Executive…

Pa. Court’s Ruling On Uber Terms Clashes With Case Law

January 30, 2020

Law360
By Charles B. Casper and Robert E. Day

If your company uses an online agreement and sells to Philadelphia residents, you will want to know about a Jan….

She fractured her spine after the car ran a red light. Uber said she signed away her rights to a jury trial.

January 27, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Oona Goodin-Smith

When you download Uber’s app, you agree that you’re older than 18, that you’re not using a stolen credit card…

13 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

May 9, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 13 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super…

Montgomery McCracken’s Class Action Defense Group Named a Litigation Department of the Year by The Legal Intelligencer

June 19, 2018

Pictured – back row standing (left to right): Brett M. Waldron, David F. Herman, Erin A. Novak, Peter Breslauer, Patrick…

21 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

May 18, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 21 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2018 Pennsylvania Super…

Charles B. Casper Named a Class Action MVP by Law360

December 11, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken partner Charles B. Casper has been selected to Law360’s “MVP of the Year” series for…

Top Product Liability Cases Of 2017: Midyear Report

June 26, 2017

Law360
By Emily Field

The Supreme Court ruling in Microsoft Corp. v. Seth Baker was featured on Law360‘s Top Product Liability Cases of 2017:…

Microsoft Wins Class Action Decision in the U.S. Supreme Court

June 15, 2017

On June 12, 2017, the United States Supreme Court decided Microsoft Corp. v. Baker and ruled unanimously that the federal…

21 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

May 12, 2017

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 21 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2017 Pennsylvania Super…

First Circuit: Allegations in Class Action Against Titeflex ‘Too Speculative’

November 14, 2014

Washington Examiner
By Legal Newsline Staff Writer

An appeals court ruled a class action complaint against Titeflex Corporation over the alleged risk of harm of one of…

Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk surfaces issues that may affect many employers’ security practices

October 9, 2014

The Supreme Court heard oral argument yesterday in an important Fair Labor Standards Act case that asks whether an employer…

Montgomery McCracken Launches Class Action Defense Blog

November 22, 2013

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that the firm has launched Ahead of the Class, a legal blog focused on…

Chuck Casper, presenter at Class Actions and Alternatives for Resolving Aggregate Claims Seminar in Boston

June 20, 2013

Montgomery McCracken partner Chuck Casper was a faculty member and speaker at the Law Seminars International two-day conference “Class Actions…

LA Fitness Offers Gym Passes To Settle Overcharge Suit – Charles B. Casper, Kristen E. Polovoy, Jennifer E. Canfield

May 30, 2013

Law360

LA Fitness International LLC on Wednesday agreed to offer membership passes, cash credits and refunds to settle a putative class…

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Reinstates Decertification of “Rapid Refund” Claims, Citing “The Inherently Discrete and Subjective Aspects of Marketing and Customer-Relations Impact”

October 4, 2012

On September 7, 2012, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court effectively ended a 19-year effort to litigate state-law claims arising from H…

Third Circuit Defines FLSA Plaintiffs’ “Second-Stage” Burden of Proof for Collective Action Certification

September 12, 2012

Although collective actions under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act have been around for decades, the federal appellate courts have…

New Strategies for Class Certification Program Moderated by Montgomery McCracken Partner Charles Casper

August 31, 2012

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP partner Charles B. Casper  moderated a ninety-minute Law Seminars International Telebriefing titled “New Strategies for…

Third Circuit Vacates Certification in Class Action Involving Defective Tires

August 14, 2012

Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued an important decision clarifying the proof needed…

Third Circuit Rejects Division of Settlement Class Into Two Groups Because Group Receiving Lesser Benefits Not Adequately Represented

June 13, 2012

On May 31, 2012, the Third Circuit reversed the certification of a settlement class of Volkswagen and Audi owners because…

Chuck Casper, presenter at Litigating Class Actions Seminar in Seattle.

May 29, 2012

Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP partner Chuck Casper  presented “National Class Action Trends-Federal Circuit Class Certification Rulings: Strategies and Arguments…

New Jersey Federal Court Denies Class Certification in Cracked Screen Case

April 11, 2012

Last month, New Jersey federal Judge Anne Thompson denied class certification in a proposed class action lawsuit involving cracked screens…

Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Class Action for Printing Expiration Month on Credit Card Receipts

February 3, 2012

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued an important decision making clear that a defendant…

Proposed Amendments to New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act Could Rein In Class Actions Against New Jersey Businesses

August 17, 2011

As many courts have recognized, New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act, N.J.S.A. 56:8-1, et seq. (“NJCFA”), is one of the strongest…

Montgomery McCracken Secures Dismissal of Class Action for Printing Expiration Month on Credit Card Receipts

February 22, 2011

Rejecting a claim that printing a credit card’s month of expiration-but not the year-on a sales receipt violates federal law,…

Third Circuit Vacates Approval of Class Action Settlement Because Factual Record On Fairness Was Inadequate

December 22, 2010

A new Third Circuit decision makes clear that the standards for a “fair, reasonable, and adequate” settlement under Federal Rule…

Third Circuit Rejects Settlement Class Certification Because District Court Conducted an Unnecessary Merits Inquiry in Addressing the Adequacy of the Named Plaintiffs

December 16, 2010

The Third Circuit’s landmark decision in In re Hydrogen Peroxide Antitrust Litig., 552 F.3d 305 (3d Cir. 2008), put that…

Third Circuit Rejects “Fraud Created The Market” As Basis For Class Certification

November 1, 2010

In a case of first impression for the Court, the Third Circuit has rejected the so-called “fraud-created-the-market” theory as a…

En Banc Third Circuit to Review Challenge to Nationwide

October 6, 2010

The Third Circuit has granted rehearing en banc in a case that could clarify the standards for certifying settlement classes…

Third Circuit Vacates Nationwide Settlement Class of Indirect Purchasers Due to Varying State Laws

August 5, 2010

A recent Third Circuit decision will make it harder for plaintiffs to get a nationwide class certified for claims under…