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Posted: February 7, 2017

First Department Expands Factors Governing Approval of Nonmonetary Class Action Settlements

On February 2, 2017, the First Department issued a decision in Gordon v. Verizon Communications, Inc., 2017 NY Slip Op. 00742, expanding the list of factors governing approval of nonmonetary factors governing approval of nonmonetary class action settlements. Gordon involved a nonmonetary class action settlement. As the First Department explained: The rise of nonmonetary class… Read more »