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Settlement Offer Cannot Moot Consumer Lawsuits

Posted Jan 22, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled  in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, that an unaccepted settlement offer to a lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit does not end the legal challenge, siding with a plaintiff who despite such an offer refused to drop his suit.  Read the opinion analysis at SCOTUSblog.  Read articles in the New York Times and ABA Journal.