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.

Preemption of State Law by National Labor Relations Act
U.S. District Court - Northern District of New York
Victory
Enforceability of Agreements for Individual Arbitration in Lieu of Class Proceedings
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Victory
Legal Duty from Product Stewardship Initiatives
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Defeat
Duty of Manufacturers to Warn End Users of Harms Caused by Others' Products
Washington Supreme Court
Defeat
U.S. Chamber urges Florida Supreme Court to uphold cap on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits
Florida Supreme Court
Defeat
Medical Monitoring in Low Exposure Cases
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Victory
Sound Science and Expert Witness Testimony
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Evading Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) Jurisdiction Through Stipulated Damages Limits
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Enforceability of Employment Contracts that Preclude Classwide Arbitration
California Supreme Court
Defeat
Certifiability of Title VII Disparate Impact Class Actions Post-Wal-Mart v. Dukes
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Other