• Defending Commercial Class Actions: Recent Cases May be Giving the Defense an Edge
  • February 18, 2013 | Author: Christopher C. Lam
  • Law Firm: Nexsen Pruet, LLC - Charlotte Office
  • While the ripples from the United States Supreme Court’s 2011 decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes are still being felt, the Court may make further class action waves this term with its pending decision in Comcast v. Behrend. This paper focuses on what cases like Wal-Mart and Comcast may have in store for the class certification stage on issues such as burden of proof and expert testimony.