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Big Jury Verdict Vindicates Class Actions in Oregon

July 18, 2019 by

The Public Justice blog recently posted an article, “Major Victory in Oregon Vindicates Class Actions.” To read the blog post, click here. This blog is intended to provide information to the general public and to practitioners about developments that may impact Oregon class actions. Sign up to receive Class Actions Blog posts in your inbox! Email

Aequitas Investors Settle Securities Class Action in Oregon

July 11, 2019 by

Plaintiffs in a class action have entered into a settlement with a number of third parties who are alleged to have participated in or materially aided sales of securities by the now-defunct Aequitas companies of Lake Oswego, Oregon. The settlement totals $234.6 million and is on behalf of approximately 1,600 investors. It is believed to

Nadia Dahab Ranks in 100 Ducks Who Made a Difference

July 10, 2019

Stoll Berne attorney Nadia Dahab was honored to be listed in the recent University of Oregon’s Oregon Quarterly “100 Ducks Who Made a Difference” list. Oregon Quarterly, the University of Oregon’s alumni and former students publication, is celebrating their 100th anniversary in 2019. In honor of the occasion, Oregon Quarterly sought nominations for alumni, students, faculty, staff,

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Tom Petty’s Estate and Others File Class Action Against UMG Recordings

June 27, 2019 by

On June 21, 2019, Tom Petty’s estate and other well-known music industry luminaries filed a class action suit against UMG Recordings Inc. (“UMG”) in California federal court alleging that the recording company negligently stored the artists’ Master Recordings in an inadequate and substandard storage warehouse located on the backlot of Universal Studios that was a

En Banc Ninth Circuit Approves Once Rejected Hyundai Class Action Settlement

June 7, 2019 by

An MDL case entitled In re Hyundai and Kia Fuel Economy Litigation involved alleged misrepresentations involving fuel usage for Hyundai and Kia automobiles. A district court in California approved a nationwide $200 million settlement. A divided Ninth Circuit panel reversed the approval of the settlement holding that the district court must weigh all the varying

Proposed Settlement Reached in Premera Data Breach Lawsuit

May 30, 2019

The parties have reached a settlement in the Premera data breach lawsuit, which arose after Premera was the target of an external criminal-cyberattack that began in May 2014 and resulted in the cyberattackers having access to personal information stored on Premera’s computer network system.

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U.S. Supreme Court Allows Antitrust Class Action Against Apple to Proceed

May 29, 2019 by

A majority of the the U.S. Supreme Court held recently that consumers that purchase Apps from Apple’s App store are direct purchasers able to pursue a proposed antitrust class action under federal law. The majority rejected Apple Inc.’s contention that the consumers are “indirect purchasers” barred from pursuing federal antitrust damages under the high court’s

Tim DeJong Elected to OPLA Board of Directors

May 21, 2019

Tim DeJong was recently elected to the Oregon Patent Law Association Board of Directors. The OPLA is a non-profit organization that emphasizes legal education with events relating to intellectual property law with a focus on patent law.

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Consumers File Class Action Against Meat Packers

May 14, 2019 by

A class-action lawsuit has been filed in Minnesota federal court that alleges that four large beef-packing companies and an industry information-sharing service have schemed to suppress the prices they pay for cattle and inflate the prices they charge consumers. The lawsuit names Cargill, Tyson Foods, National Beef Packing and JBS USA Food Co. — who

Yoona Park Quoted in OSB Bulletin re Boost Oregon

May 13, 2019

Stoll Berne attorney Yoona Park was quoted in the April 2019 edition of the Oregon State Bar Bulletin. The article, which also features former Stoll Berne attorneys Nadine Gartner as well as Elizabeth Milesnick, highlights Boost Oregon. 

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