NJ Hospital Wins Appeal Over Religious Flu Shot Exemption

October 4, 2016

By Bill Wichert

The New Jersey Appellate Division on Monday ruled that a former hospital worker who was fired for refusing to get…

Year in Review: Non-competes 2013

January 16, 2014

2013 was a busy year for the world of non-competes.  The United States Supreme Court, Illinois Supreme Court, Virginia Supreme…

Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements Win Major Victory

December 4, 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a significant decision yesterday, reversing the National Labor Relations Board…

Montgomery McCracken Represents Comar, Inc. in Recapitalization with Graham Partners

October 29, 2013

Montgomery McCracken advised Comar, Inc. and its shareholders regarding a recapitalization transaction with private equity firm Graham Partners. The team,…

Can Defendants in a Securities Fraud Case Still Attempt to Defeat Class Certification by Presenting Evidence to Rebut a Presumption of Reliance?

April 18, 2013

The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, 568 U.S. ___, 133 S….

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…

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…

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…

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…

Labor & Employment Department Card: Employment Notices – Posting Requirements

June 15, 2010

The Labor & Employment Department created the attached document, Employment Notices – Posting Requirements. Download PDF for full article

Labor & Employment Department Card: Employment Statutes-Damages

June 15, 2010

The Labor & Employment Department created the attached document, Employment Statutes – Damages. Download PDF for full article

Labor & Employment Department Card: Guidelines For Pre-Employment Inquiries

June 15, 2010

The Labor & Employment Department created the attached document, Guidelines For Pre-Employment Inquiries. Download PDF for full article

Labor & Employment Department Card: Employment Record-Keeping and Retention Requirements

June 15, 2010

The Labor & Employment Department created the attached document, Employment Record-Keeping and Retention Requirements. Download PDF for full article