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Mass class actions are dead — or are they?

Corporate executives across the U.S. may have breathed a sigh of relief after the U.S. Supreme Court found for Wal-Mart in a sex discrimination case, but some plaintiffs’ lawyers weren’t convinced it would hurt their clients’ cases. Other attorneys disagreed.

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$27M verdict upheld in Survivair case

Use of Fireman's Rule rejected

The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District has upheld a $27 million verdict against a company for allegedly manufacturing faulty breathing equipment that led to a firefighter's death. This family portrait from before the fatal accident in 2002 features St. Louis City firefighter Derek Martin, his wife Angela and his children Jordan, Denzel and Kayla.

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