37 Cited authorities

  1. In re Prudential Insurance Company

    148 F.3d 283 (3d Cir. 1998)   Cited 1,147 times   7 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"
  2. Rusheen v. Cohen

    37 Cal.4th 1048 (Cal. 2006)   Cited 752 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding California's litigation privilege precludes liability arising from noncommunicative acts that are necessarily related to enforcing a judgment
  3. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Visa U.S.A., Inc.

    396 F.3d 96 (2d Cir. 2005)   Cited 540 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a "'presumption of fairness, adequacy, and reasonableness may attach to a class settlement reached in arm's-length negotiations between experienced, capable counsel after meaningful discovery.'" (quoting Manual for Complex Litigation (Third) § 30.42)
  4. Dunleavy v. Nadler

    213 F.3d 454 (9th Cir. 2000)   Cited 613 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the district court did not abuse its discretion in awarding an incentive award to the class representatives
  5. Hayes International Corp. v. McLucas

    423 U.S. 864 (1975)   Cited 247 times
    Adopting Scanwell
  6. Murray v. GMAC Mortgage Corp.

    434 F.3d 948 (7th Cir. 2006)   Cited 251 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding an "unconstitutionally excessive [award] may be reduced"
  7. Rubin v. Green

    4 Cal.4th 1187 (Cal. 1993)   Cited 297 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "communications with 'some relation' to judicial proceedings" are absolutely immune from tort liability by the litigation privilege
  8. Grunin v. International House of Pancakes

    513 F.2d 114 (8th Cir. 1975)   Cited 416 times
    Finding that a notice "may consist of a very general description of the proposed settlement"
  9. Williams v. Vukovich

    720 F.2d 909 (6th Cir. 1983)   Cited 299 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Finding that a consent decree "is at once 'a voluntary settlement agreement which could be fully effective without judicial intervention' and 'a final judicial order ... plac[ing] the power and prestige of the court behind the compromise struck by the parties.'"
  10. Moulton v. U.S. S. Corp.

    581 F.3d 344 (6th Cir. 2009)   Cited 95 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that attorney's fees in common fund cases must be reasonable
  11. Section 17200

    Cal. Bus. and Prof'l. Code § 17200   Cited 12,536 times   249 Legal Analyses
    Prohibiting unlawful business practices
  12. Section 1692k - Civil liability

    15 U.S.C. § 1692k   Cited 5,245 times   46 Legal Analyses
    Authorizing the grant of actual and statutory damages against "any debt collector who fails to comply with any provision of this subchapter"
  13. Section 1681n - Civil liability for willful noncompliance

    15 U.S.C. § 1681n   Cited 1,803 times   32 Legal Analyses
    Authorizing " any actual damages sustained by the consumer as a result of the failure or damages of not less than $100 and not more than $1,000; or (B) ... actual damages sustained by the consumer as a result of the failure or $1,000, whichever is greater"