21 Cited authorities

  1. Rosario v. Livaditis

    963 F.2d 1013 (7th Cir. 1992)   Cited 693 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a plaintiff's claim is typical if it arises from the same event or practice giving rise to the claims of other class members and is based on the same legal theory as the class members
  2. In re Drexel Burnham Lambert Group, Inc.

    960 F.2d 285 (2d Cir. 1992)   Cited 598 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that Shutts did not require opt-out rights in a Rule 23(b)(B) class action because the plaintiffs had already submitted to the district court's jurisdiction by filing bankruptcy claims against the defendant
  3. De La Fuente v. Stokely-Van Camp, Inc.

    713 F.2d 225 (7th Cir. 1983)   Cited 591 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that typicality may be satisfied even if there are factual distinctions between claims of named plaintiffs and other class members
  4. In re Cavanaugh

    306 F.3d 726 (9th Cir. 2002)   Cited 261 times
    Observing that the "Reform Act clearly leaves the choice of class counsel in the hands of the lead plaintiff
  5. Lerwill v. Inflight Motion Pictures, Inc.

    582 F.2d 507 (9th Cir. 1978)   Cited 266 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that two employees had standing to sue to recover overtime pay as provided under a collective bargaining agreement
  6. Pirelli Armstrong Tire Corp. Retiree Medical Benefits Trust v. LaBranche & Co., Inc.

    229 F.R.D. 395 (S.D.N.Y. 2004)   Cited 111 times
    Holding that the "experience of a candidate" is "relevant to reaching a determination as to whether a candidate will be capable of adequately protecting the interests of the class"
  7. Huber v. Casablanca Ind., Inc.

    506 U.S. 1088 (1993)   Cited 43 times

    No. 90-1092. January 25, 1993, October TERM, 1992. Dismissal Under Rule 46 C.A. 3d Cir. Certiorari dismissed under this Court's Rule 46. Reported below: 916 F. 2d 85.

  8. Greebel v. FTP Software, Inc.

    939 F. Supp. 57 (D. Mass. 1996)   Cited 60 times
    Holding that only named plaintiffs, rather than all parties moving for appointment as lead plaintiff, need comply with the certification requirement
  9. In re Vicuron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Securities Litigation

    225 F.R.D. 508 (E.D. Pa. 2004)   Cited 32 times
    Finding the amount of the financial loss "the most significant" factor
  10. In re Waste Management, Inc. Securities Litigation

    128 F. Supp. 2d 401 (S.D. Tex. 2000)   Cited 33 times
    Holding that account manager may serve as lead plaintiff because it demonstrated that it functioned as a single investor
  11. Rule 23 - Class Actions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 23   Cited 28,535 times   1151 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, to certify a class, the court must find that "questions of law or fact common to class members predominate over any questions affecting only individual members"
  12. Rule 42 - Consolidation; Separate Trials

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 42   Cited 7,429 times   23 Legal Analyses
    Granting court's authority to consolidate related cases or "issue any other orders to avoid unnecessary cost or delay."
  13. Section 78u-4 - Private securities litigation

    15 U.S.C. § 78u-4   Cited 6,379 times   42 Legal Analyses
    Granting courts authority to permit discovery if necessary "to preserve evidence or to prevent undue prejudice to" a party
  14. Section 77k - Civil liabilities on account of false registration statement

    15 U.S.C. § 77k   Cited 1,936 times   64 Legal Analyses
    Holding liable for a false registration statement "every person who was a director of . . . or partner in the issuer" at time of filing
  15. Section 77z-1 - Private securities litigation

    15 U.S.C. § 77z-1   Cited 375 times   14 Legal Analyses
    Discussing "[t]otal attorneys' fees and expenses" that can be awarded by court