Aggregated Statutory Damages in Class Litigation: Leveraging Rule 23 and Due Process Arguments to Defeat Certification
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will examine how courts are ruling in class actions in which plaintiffs seek aggregated statutory damages. The panel will discuss strategies for challenging class certification in these cases by raising Rule 23 and due process arguments and the effect of Spokeo on aggregated statutory damages.
- Types of class actions that typically seek statutory damages
- Latest court decisions addressing aggregated statutory damages
- Best practices for challenging certification in cases involving aggregated statutory damages
- Insurance coverage considerations
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How are courts ruling in class litigation involving exorbitant aggregated statutory damages?
- How can the various court opinions on aggregated statutory damages be leveraged by class action practitioners at the certification stage?
- Is insurance coverage available to corporations defending class claims seeking statutory damages?
- How does the ruling in Spokeo affect aggregated statutory damages?
Michael P. Daly
Drinker Biddle & Reath
Mr. Daly defends class actions involving issues such as advertising, labeling, billing, credit reporting, debt... | Read More
Mr. Daly defends class actions involving issues such as advertising, labeling, billing, credit reporting, debt collecting, and telemarketing and privacy. He counsels clients on all aspects of class action litigation, frequently writes and speaks about procedural and jurisdictional issues that arise in class actions, and is a senior editor of Drinker Biddle’s TCPA Blog.Close
Archis A. Parasharami
Mr. Parasharami is Co-Chair of Mayer Brown’s Class Action Practice and lead editor of the firm’s... | Read More
Mr. Parasharami is Co-Chair of Mayer Brown’s Class Action Practice and lead editor of the firm’s Class Defense Blog. He defends businesses against class action litigation in federal and state courts, with a focus on legal and strategy issues concerning whether a class can be certified.Close
Jonathan L. Schwartz
Mr. Schwartz concentrates his practice on insurance coverage litigation and counseling, including primary and excess... | Read More
Mr. Schwartz concentrates his practice on insurance coverage litigation and counseling, including primary and excess commercial general liability, professional liability, D&O liability, employer’s liability, and employment practices liability insurance policies. Mr. Schwartz’ practice has a nationwide focus, as he has represented myriad property and casualty insurers in matters from coast to coast.Close