It also has agreed to make payments totaling $290.5M directly to certain state and federal regulatory agencies and to pay attorneys' fees and costs in the multi-district litigation
. Equifax recorded an accrual of $690M in the first quarter of 2019 and expects to increase its accrual by approximately $11M in the second quarter of 2019 principally related to the comprehensive consumer settlement, resulting in a total $701M accrual related to the 2017 cybersecurity incident.
Under the terms of the agreement and subject to certain conditions, including acceptance of the settlement by individual claimants, the Company has agreed to a settlement framework that provides for a comprehensive resolution of the personal injury cases pending in the multi-district litigation
The multi-district litigation
,which beganin 2017, now has more than 170 landowners alleging the company used improper volumes and prices to calculate royalty payments for oil and gas production from the Eagle Ford Shale play in South Texas.
Several plaintiffs filed motions to centralize the cases as multi-district litigation
to allow a single court to coordinate pretrial motions and discovery.
She said it's not clear whether suits in state courts will stay put or get absorbed into the multi-district litigation
in Ohio, as St.
In this edition he integrates important judicial decisions since 2012, and greatly expands his treatment of multi-district litigation
and third-party funding of litigation.
As the nation continues in the grip of the opioid crisis, 31 of Rhode Island's 39 cities and towns have so far joined in multi-district litigation
to hold drug manufacturers and distributors to account for the burdens that the epidemic has created in local communities.
She is adept at dealing with issues arising from the Class Action Fairness Act, Multi-District Litigation
and hybrid action procedures.
In mass torts and multi-district litigation
, however, defendants' ability to file individual TwIqbal motions to dismiss or for summary judgment are often delayed or restricted, as are plaintiffs' usual obligations to support their claims with affirmative evidence in responding to discovery.
Thoughtful and critical attention is given to procedural and substantive issues related to class actions, multiparty and multi-district litigation
, institutional and individual parties, and loss causation and damages issues, confidentiality rules, and disclosure of insurance policies and coverage issues.
Before entering the public sector, Snyder practiced law at Hollingsworth LLP in Washington, D.C., specializing in complex and multi-district litigation
, with a focus on pharmaceutical and medical device matters.
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