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Duane Morris Takeaway: This week’s episode of the Class Action Weekly Wire features Duane Morris partner Jerry Maatman and associate Jesse Stavis with their discussion of 2023 developments and trends in ERISA class action litigation as detailed in the recently published Duane Morris ERISA Class Action Review – 2024. Check out today’s episode and subscribe

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Shireen Y. Wetmore, Nathan K. Norimoto, Nick Baltaxe Duane Morris Takeaways: In Huerta v. CSI Electrical Contractors, Case No. S275431, 2024 Cal. LEXIS 1446 (Cal. Mar. 25, 2024), the California Supreme Court held that time spent on an employer’s premises to undergo a security check could constitute compensable hours worked;

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Sean P. McConnell Duane Morris Takeaways: On March 26, 2024, Judge Stephen R. Bough of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri denied HomeServices of America’s (“HomeServices”) motion to decertify a class of home sellers alleging that that Defendants violated the Sherman Act by entering into a

By Ryan T. Garippo, Nicolette J. Zulli, and Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. Duane Morris Takeaways:  On March 29, 2024, in EEOC v. Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Inc., No. 1:17-CV-201 (M.D. Ga. Mar. 29, 2024), Judge Leslie Gardner of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia held that even minimal evidence for the