Matt Bailey Quoted in BNA's Class Action Litigation Report on the California Supreme Court's recent decision in Kwikset v. Superior Court:

Matt C. Bailey weighs in on the impact of the California Supreme Court’s recent decision in Kwikset v. Superior Court in the February 11, 2011 edition of the BNA Class Action Litigation Report, Vol. 12, No. 3. The Kwikset decision, which reversed a court of appeal ruling limiting a citizen’s right to sue under California’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL), held that “plaintiffs who can truthfully allege they were deceived by a product’s label into spending money to purchase the product, and would not have purchased it otherwise, … have standing to sue.” The Article may be found here.

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Ninth Circuit Rejects FAAAA Preemption of California Meal and Rest Break Requirements:

On July 9, 2014, the Ninth Circuit issued its ruling in Dilts v. Penske Logistics, __ F.3d __ (9th Cir. 2014) [2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 12933], concluding that “[t]he FAAAA does not preempt California's meal and rest break laws …, because those state laws are not ‘related to’ … prices, routes, or services.” As explained by the Court, the question was not even a close call, as the Court reasoned that California break laws are ...

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