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Trends in US Class Actions: More Consumer Class Action Settlements and more Privacy Cases

Posted in Class Actions, Settling
Jill Yates

Trends in US Class Actions: More Consumer Class Action Settlements and more Privacy Cases

A study by NERA Economic Consulting released July 22, 2014 shows that consumer class action settlements in the US have increased steadily over the past four years (the “Study Period”).  The study also showed that cases relating to privacy violations, specifically cases relating to SPAM and to improper use of personal information, increased significantly over the Study Period. Read more.

This article was originally posted on the Canadian Class Actions Monitor blog on August 5, 2014.