Monthly Archives: September 2012

N.H. Court Deals Another Blow to Advertising Class Actions

A recent New Hampshire case provides yet another example of the difficulty of establishing predominance for class certification purposes in advertising/consumer deception cases. This time, the industry is one that is amply familiar with class action jurisprudence: the tobacco industry.

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Pennsylvania Court Decertifies Class in Fiduciary Breach Case Against H & R Block

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court last week upheld the decertification of a class of H&R Block customers challenging the tax preparer’s “Rapid Refund” program as deceptive, holding that the existence of a confidential relationship between H&R Block and each class member—a

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