By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Jennifer Riley

On January 23, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued its decision in Scott v. Westlake Services LLC, No. 13-2699 (7th Cir. Jan. 23, 2014) and reversed a district court’s conclusion that an offer of judgment rendered Plaintiff’s claims moot in a class action lawsuit.

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