Monthly Archives: July 2020

flushable wipes injunctive relief class must go, damages class can stay

Kurtz v. Costco Wholesale Corp., — Fed.Appx. —-, 2020 WL 3480830, Nos. 17-1856-cv, 17-1858-cv (2d Cir. Jun. 26, 2020)  This is a flushable wipes case. The court of appeals decertifies an injunctive relief class under NY law, but allows a … Continue reading


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NY high court reiterates that “consumer-oriented” is broad, covers statements to thousands of gov’t employees

Plavin v. Group Health Inc., 35 N.Y.3d 1 (Mar. 24, 2020)  The Third Circuit certified to NY’s highest court whether a plaintiff “sufficiently alleged consumer-oriented conduct to assert claims under General Business Law §§ 349 and 350 for damages incurred … Continue reading

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