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Yokoyama v. Midland Nat'l. Life Ins. Co., No. 07-16825

By FindLaw Staff on August 28, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In a class action claiming that an insurance company marketed annuities through deceptive practices in violation of Hawaii's Deceptive Practices Act, the denial of class certification is reversed, where there were no individualized issues of subjective reliance under Hawaii law that would defeat commonality.

Read Yokoyama v. Midland Nat'l. Life Ins. Co., No. 07-16825

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted November 20, 2008

Filed August 28, 2009


Opinion by Judge Schroeder


For Appellants:

James J. Bickerton, Honolulu, HI

For Appellee:

Robert D. Phillips, Oakland, CA

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