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February 19, 2019 by Heffler Claims Group

How Will the Administration of Your Class Action Settlement be Impacted by the New Northern District Guidelines?

A question and answer session with industry veterans and Heffler Partners Jim Prutsman and Ed Radetich.

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February 18, 2019 by Mark Rapazzini

FYI: California Employment Cases Have New Path for Unclaimed Funds

The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) traditionally managed and distributed unclaimed funds to employees from California employment class action lawsuits. However, the DIR recently announced it will no longer accept checks from settlement administrators, plaintiffs, or defendants arising from private litigation in which the Labor Commissioner was not involved. As a result, any checks the DIR receives dated after Oct. 15, 2018 will be returned.

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January 15, 2019 by James Prutsman

Tackling Challenges in TCPA Class Action Administration

The Telephone Consumer Act (TCPA) restricts telemarketing and the use of automated telephone equipment such as pre-recorded voice messages and automatic dialing systems. The act aims to protect consumers from unsolicited phone calls and messages. TCPA cases against companies allegedly contacting consumers in violation of the act bring unique challenges that require unique solutions from your class action settlement administrator to satisfy due process and gain final approval. 

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January 9, 2019 by Heffler Claims Group

Register Now: Navigating Class Action Settlements Amid New Guidelines and Rules

Is your settlement compliant with recent rules and guidelines?  

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January 4, 2019 by Kaitlyn Porch

5 Supreme Court Class Action Decisions Worth Tracking in 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to rule this year on several class action cases that are worthy of class action practitioners’ attention.

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