Recent Case Activity

The U.S. Chamber Litigation Center files in cases of interest to the business community as a direct party, as an intervenor, and as an amicus curiae (friend of the court). The following are Litigation Center’s cases from 2007 to the present. Cases with recent developments (such as a new legal filing or an outcome in the case) are listed first.

Missouri Supreme Court rules that Missouri cap on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases is unconstitutional
Missouri Supreme Court
Defeat
Municipal Health Care Regulations
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Challenges to the permissibility of class actions in arbitration brought under state law rejected again (Eleventh Circuit)
Florida Supreme Court
Victory
U.S. Chamber asks high court to clarify whther plaintiffs may sub-divide class actions into “issue classes” to evade federal class certification requirements (U.S. Supreme Court)
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Use of Texas Deposition Procedures in California Asbestos Litigation
California Supreme Court
Defeat
"Discriminatory Compensation Decision" Under Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Defeat
Standing of Absent Class Members under California's Proposition 64
California Supreme Court
Defeat
Class Action Waivers in Non-Union Arbitration Agreement
National Labor Relations Board
Victory
Certification of Injunctive Class Action
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Defeat
Superiority of Class Treatment over Individual Actions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Other