The Institutes

U.S. insurer class action may signal wave of climate-change suits

 Monday, May 19, 2014


A major insurance company is accusing dozens of localities in Illinois of failing to prepare for severe rains and flooding in lawsuits that are the first in what could be a wave of litigation over who should be liable for the possible costs of climate change. Farmers Insurance filed nine class actions last month against nearly 200 communities in the Chicago area. It is arguing that local governments should have known rising global temperatures would lead to heavier rains and did not do enough to fortify their sewers and stormwater drains.

Scalia’s Absence Will Affect Class-Action Suits Before Supreme Court

 Wednesday, March 2, 2016

 The Wall Street Journal

NASA Predicts U.S. Megadroughts Due To Climate Change

 Wednesday, February 18, 2015


Red-Light Camera Company, Missouri Municipalities Settle Class Action Suits

 Monday, September 29, 2014

 St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Costco Is the Latest Class-Action Target

 Thursday, August 22, 2013

 Washington Post

US Supreme Court weighs limits on class-action tactics

 Tuesday, January 8, 2013