U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging New York Supreme Court’s Appellate Division to reverse trial court order that failed to give meaning to New York’s special injury requirement for public nuisance claims by private parties.
South Carolina Supreme Court dismisses as improvidently granted appeal from discovery order. The U.S. and South Carolina Chambers had submitted an amicus brief urging the Court to clarify the grounds for appealing a discovery order.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court holds that state court can exercise personal jurisdiction over products liability suit even though none of the conduct relevant to the elements of the plaintiff's claims occurred within the forum state. The U.S. Chamber filed a coalition amicus brief opposing this result.
New York Court of Appeals recognizes cross-jurisdictional class-action tolling, but also holds that a non-merits dismissal or denial of class certification ends tolling and restarts the limitations clock. The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief urging the court to entirely reject cross-jurisdictional class-action tolling.
U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Oklahoma Supreme Court to reverse $465 million judgment that, based on a radically expansive theory of public nuisance, held a single defendant liable for statewide opioid crisis.
U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Georgia Court of Appeals to adopt the apex-deposition doctrine, which protects corporate CEOs without unique relevant knowledge from abusive and unnecessary discovery.
U.S. Chamber files coalition brief urging New Jersey Supreme Court to review appellate court decision reversing trial court’s exclusion of unreliable expert testimony and undermining trial judge’s gatekeeping responsibilities.
Ohio Supreme Court confirms that Ohio Products Liability Law does not impose strict products liability on companies that facilitate sales between third parties. The U.S. and Ohio Chambers filed an amicus brief supporting this result.
U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging California Supreme Court to hold that “regular rate of compensation” in provision governing meal and rest breaks refers to an employee’s base hourly wage and is thus distinct from the term of art “regular rate of pay,” which includes nonhourly compensation.
Appellate Court of Illinois affirms judgment rejecting plaintiffs’ argument that it is unconstitutional to subject transportation network companies to different regulatory schemes than those applied to traditional taxicab companies. The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief supporting this outcome, arguing that there is no unconstitutional treatment in the distinct regulatory schemes governing the two different business models.
U.S. Chamber and California Chamber file letter brief urging California Supreme Court to grant review of case addressing standard for listing substances under California’s Proposition 65. The U.S. Chamber previously filed an amicus brief when this case was before the California Court of Appeal.
Louisiana Supreme Court refuses to review lower court decision that improperly allowed nuisance claims preempted by state regulatory regimes to proceed. The U.S. Chamber had filed an amicus brief urging the court to take review.
U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to decertify liability-only issues class action against private water utility because individualized injury questions predominate.
California Supreme Court denies review of decision holding that pharmaceutical company may not preclude the government from disclosing sensitive drug pricing information in response to California Public Records Act request. The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus letter urging the court to grant review, and also filed an amicus brief when this case was before the California Court of Appeal.
The parties settled this case, and the South Carolina Supreme Court granted their joint motion to dismiss. The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief urging the South Carolina Supreme Court to vacate a trial court’s order consolidating two asbestos cases for trial.
U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to reverse trial court’s order allowing plaintiff’s vague and conclusory products liability claims to proceed to discovery.