CALIFORNIA CLASS ACTION LAW

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Northern District Rejects Collateral Estoppel, Finding Sufficient Difference in Allegedly Misleading Statements

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The Northern District denied a motion to strike class allegations from a putative class action complaint, finding sufficient difference between the allegedly deceptive statements in the prior case and the present case to reject defendant’s collateral estoppel contentions.  Murray v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., No. 09-05744 CW, 2010 WL 3490214 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 3, 2010) (slip op.). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sketchers Sued Over “Shape-Ups” Brand Shoes

London: Sketchers Shape Ups
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Sketchers faces two class action suits over claims made related to its popular “Shape-ups” brand of shoes.  You can read more here.

By CHARLES H. JUNG