• Supreme Court Clarifies Application of Final Judgment Rule in MDL Proceedings, But Uncertainty Remains
  • April 20, 2015 | Author: Christian D. Sheehan
  • Law Firm: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP - Philadelphia Office
  • On January 21, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Gelboim v. Bank of America Group. The case presented a single question: Is a district court order dismissing all claims in an action that was consolidated with several others for pretrial purposes a final and immediately appealable order? In a unanimous decision authored by Justice Ginsburg, the Supreme Court said “Yes.”