Rotkiske v. Klemm, ___ F.3d ___ (3d Cir. 2018).  The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692 et seq. (“FDCPA”), states that an action to enforce liability thereunder may be brought “within one year from the date on which the violation occurs.”  Today, in a unanimous en banc opinion, the Third Circuit, speaking through Judge Hardiman, ruled that that language means what it says, and that the statute of limitations runs from “the date on which the vio

Gonzalez v. Owens Corning, ___ F.3d ___ (3d Cir. 2018).  This putative class action case, brought by consumers in four states, asserted that “Oakridge” roof shingles sold by defendants (“Owens Corning”) were defective, and that defendants misrepresented the shingles’ useful life.  The District Court denied plaintiffs’ motion for class certification.  Plaintiffs sought interlocutory review of that ruling under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f),

City Select Auto Sales, Inc. v. David Randall Associates, Inc., ___ F.3d ___ (3d Cir. 2018).  This Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) case, involving unwanted faxes, was tried to a jury as to the individual defendant, the former president and co-owner of the corporate defendant.  The jury returned a defense verdict.  Plaintiff appealed, complaining of the jury instructions regarding personal liability under the TCPA.  Applying