Michael J. Freed
Chicago Lawyer recently featured four blockbuster class-action and commercial settlements that had impact beyond the dollar amount. One of these cases was KLEEN PRODUCTS LLC, ET AL. V. INTERNATIONAL PAPER, ET AL.
Said Freed, multiple factors affect cases like these, ranging from dramatic changes in the law to court justices or justices’ attitudes toward class certifications or whether circumstantial or direct evidence establishes who’s liable. Therefore, when taking on cases of this kind attorneys must not only concentrate on the current law, but also understand the trend and where courts are headed in the future