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Supreme Court Considers Whether to Automatically Stay Litigation During an Arbitration Appeal

In 2021, two plaintiffs filed separate class-action lawsuits against Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the U.S.  Coinbase moved to compel arbitration in each case because both plaintiffs signed Coinbase’s User Agreement directing any dispute to arbitration.  The United States District Court for Northern California denied arbitration in both cases.  Coinbase appealed the denial of arbitration and moved to stay the underlying class actions.  The District Court again denied Coinbase’s motion and allowed both the arbitration appeal and the class action litigation to proceed concurrently.

The Ninth Circuit affirmed the District Court in both cases.  […]

By |2023-01-14T08:35:50-05:00December 21st, 2022|Practice Areas: Class Action|Topics: , , |

Student Files Class Action Lawsuit to Recover In-Person Tuition and Fees During Covid-19 Pandemic

In May 2020, Plaintiff Keller J. Mellowitz, a student at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, filed a class-action complaint against the University for breach of contract and unjust enrichment.  The student contended that the university failed to reimburse students for on-campus college activities interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic during the Spring of 2020.  The class action seeks to recover the cost of in-person tuition and other fees for a proposed class of approximately twenty-thousand affected students.

Initially, the suit was derailed because of a 2021 Indiana law retroactively prohibiting class-action lawsuits against state universities over COVID-19 […]

By |2022-12-13T14:20:27-05:00December 13th, 2022|Practice Areas: Class Action, General|Topics: , , , |