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COMCAST V. BEHREND: THE CLASS ACTION CHANNEL IS STILL SCRAMBLED

JOSEPH KREBS

CLASS ACTION – FRCP RULE 23 – CLASS CERTIFICATION – The United States Supreme Court in recent years has placed a significant number of hurdles in the path of plaintiff’s looking to certify their claims as class actions.  While the Court’s latest decision further erodes the plaintiff’s ability to gain certification, a significant number of questions have been left unanswered and a considerable amount of judicial refinement is going to be necessary before it can be determined if class actions remain a viable form of litigation. – Comcast Corp v. Behrend, 133 S. Ct. 1426 (U.S. 2013).

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