California Class Actions and Coordinated Proceedings
California Class Actions and Coordinated Proceedings covers the requirements, tactics, and forms in practical detail for use in class action litigation in California state courts.
Authored by leading class-action litigation firm Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, California Class Actions and Coordinated Proceedings offers comprehensive analysis on all aspects of California class action practice. This invaluable guide provides pertinent comparisons to federal class action practice, detailed discussion of California Rules of Court for class action litigation, and much more. In addition, Practice Tips give tested guidance to real-world litigation issues.
In this Second Edition, California Class Actions and Coordinated Proceedings specifically addresses California class action practice in the post-CAFA environment with emphasis on state-court causes of action and procedures and coordinated proceedings.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Overview of Class Actions
Chapter 2: Class Action Court Rules
Chapter 3: California's Class Action Statute
Chapter 4: California's Consumers Legal Remedies Act
Chapter 5: California's Unfair Competition Law
Chapter 6: Class Certification Process
Chapter 7: Choice of Law
Chapter 8: Class Action Notice
Chapter 9: Coordination Proceedings
Chapter 10: Effect of Class Actions on Statutes of Limitation
Chapter 11: Removal and Remand of Class Actions Filed in State Court
Chapter 12: Class-Wide Certification
Chapter 13: Jurisdiction and Preemption
Chapter 14: Class Action Settlements
Chapter 15: Attorney's Fees in Class Actions
Chapter 16: Class Certification of Antitrust Claims
Chapter 17: Class Certification of Consumer Fraud Claims
Chapter 18: Class Certification of Mass Tort Actions
Chapter 19: Class Certification of Overtime Claims
Chapter 20: Review of Class Certification Orders
Chapter 21: The Economic-Loss Rule and Non-injury Product/Construction Defect Cases
Chapter 22: Procedural Checklist
Chapter 23: Forms
Chapter 24: Key Cases, Statutes, and Rules