45 Cited authorities

  1. Perrin v. United States

    444 U.S. 37 (1979)   Cited 1,129 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding that commercial bribery falls under the definition of bribery under the Travel Act, which was passed nine years before RICO was enacted
  2. Doe v. Chao

    540 U.S. 614 (2004)   Cited 488 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Holding a plaintiff must prove causation in order to obtain damages
  3. Rogers v. Missouri Pacific R. Co.

    352 U.S. 500 (1957)   Cited 1,580 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that evidence of a work surface covered by uneven gravel supported a jury finding of negligence
  4. In re Prudential Insurance Company

    148 F.3d 283 (3d Cir. 1998)   Cited 1,374 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding the district court acted well within its discretion in denying an objector's request for discovery where the objector was able to present his arguments to the court during the fairness hearing and where the court found the objector "had ample opportunity to avail himself of the substantial discovery provided to Lead Counsel but failed to do so, and that additional discovery was unnecessary because [the objector] focused primarily on legal issues"
  5. Baby Neal for and by Kanter v. Casey

    43 F.3d 48 (3d Cir. 1994)   Cited 916 times
    Holding that a class representative suffering one specific injury from the practice can represent a class suffering other injuries so long as all the injuries are shown to result from the practice
  6. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Visa U.S.A. Inc.

    280 F.3d 124 (2d Cir. 2001)   Cited 676 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding that refusal to certify a class "on the sole ground that it would be unmanageable is disfavored and ‘should be the exception rather than the rule’ " (quoting In re S. Cent. States Bakery Prods. Antitrust Litig. , 86 F.R.D. 407, 423 (M.D. La. 1980) )
  7. Robidoux v. Celani

    987 F.2d 931 (2d Cir. 1993)   Cited 879 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that recipients of public assistance challenging delays by the Vermont Department of Social Welfare could proceed under the "inherently transitory" exception in part because "the Department will almost always be able to process a delayed application before a plaintiff can obtain relief through litigation"
  8. Bogosian v. Gulf Oil Corp.

    561 F.2d 434 (3d Cir. 1977)   Cited 874 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding proof of injury for class certification in a Sherman Act antitrust case is established as long as the nationwide conspiratorially affected prices were higher than they would have been under competitive conditions because then "all members of the class suffered some damage, notwithstanding that there would be variations . . . as to the extent of their damage"
  9. Gautreaux v. Scurlock Marine, Inc.

    107 F.3d 331 (5th Cir. 1997)   Cited 435 times
    Holding that seaman are held to a standard of ordinary prudence to avoid injury
  10. Katz v. Carte Blanche Corporation

    496 F.2d 747 (3d Cir. 1974)   Cited 808 times
    Holding a controlling question of law encompasses "every order which, if erroneous, would be reversible error on final appeal" as well as questions "serious to the conduct of the litigation, either practically or legally"
  11. Rule 23 - Class Actions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 23   Cited 35,244 times   1237 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 30 - Depositions by Oral Examination

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 30   Cited 16,332 times   130 Legal Analyses
    Upholding a district court's decision not to consider the plaintiff's deposition errata sheets in opposition to a motion for summary judgment when they were untimely
  13. Section 1681n - Civil liability for willful noncompliance

    15 U.S.C. § 1681n   Cited 2,344 times   42 Legal Analyses
    In §§1681n and 1681o, the Act authorizes consumer suits for money damages against "[a]ny person" who willfully or negligently fails to comply with this directive.
  14. Section 1681b - Permissible purposes of consumer reports

    15 U.S.C. § 1681b   Cited 1,768 times   101 Legal Analyses
    Granting permission to obtain credit report where person "intends to use the information, as a potential investor or servicer, or current insurer, in connection with a valuation of, or an assessment of the credit or prepayment risks associated with, an existing credit obligation"
  15. Section 1681p - Jurisdiction of courts; limitation of actions

    15 U.S.C. § 1681p   Cited 668 times   9 Legal Analyses
    Granting to district courts original jurisdiction over claims brought under the FCRA