Seyfarth Synopsis: Yesterday’s blog posting gave our readers an in-depth look at class action settlement developments in 2018, the fourth trend of this year’s Workplace Class Action Report (“WCAR”). In terms of the top ten largest settlement among substantive areas of class action litigation, the monetary value of major case resolutions plummeted in 2018. In fact, as compared to 2017, top settlement numbers declined by more than a billion dollars. Today, author Jerry Maatman explains the factors influencing this dramatic change, as well as what employers can expect regarding class action settlements in 2019. Watch Jerry’s analysis in the video below!