Class Action Lawsuit List
Fosamax has been linked to femur fractures, as well as dead jaw, which can lead to infections, rotting and fractures.
Reportedly, women taking Zoloft during pregnancy are twice as likely to deliver a child with a Zoloft heart defect.
Two dialysis products - GranuFlo and NaturaLyte - have been the subject of the most serious type of recall, as they have been linked to a risk of sudden cardiac arrest.
Antidepressant Effexor has been linked to birth defects of the heart, spine and abdomen.
Patients who were diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking Actos may be able to file a claim seeking compensation for medical bills and other damages.
Pradaxa has been linked to serious and even fatal bleeding events, which are under investigation by the FDA.
Hair loss drug Propecia has reportedly been linked to erectile dysfunction and other sexual side effects which can last months or years after stopping use of the drug. Prostate cancer and male breast cancer have also been reported among patients taking Propecia.
More than 91 people have fallen ill with meningitis, which has been linked to a contaminated, custom-made steroid injection for back pain.
Januvia lawsuits are being considered across the country in light of allegations that the drug's maker failed to properly warn patients about the risk of pancreatic cancer.
Prescribed to millions with acne, Accutane may cause serious side effects, including Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease and ulcerative colitis.
Yaz and Yasmin birth control pills may put users at an increased risk for pulmonary embolisms (PE), deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and other forms of blood clots.
Bextra is a pain-relieving drug that is manufactured by Pfizer. Studies have shown that Bextra puts users at risk Stevens Johnson Syndrome and other serious skin conditions, as well as heart attacks and strokes.
Zyprexa is used to treat a variety of psychiatric conditions and became manufacturer Eli Lilly's best selling drug. Unfortunately, it has been linked to numerous dangerous side effects, including diabetes.
Vioxx (Rofecoxib) is a prescription medication that was used primarily to treat osteoarthritis, menstrual cramps, and rheumatoid arthritis. This drug was recalled in 2004 after a study found that it caused users to suffer a higher rate of heart attacks and strokes.
Medical studies have shown that serious side effects can affect diabetes patients who take Avandia, including heart attack, stroke, and liver damage.
Used to treat Type 2 diabetes, Byetta has been linked to pancreatic cancer.
Reglan (generic: metoclopramide) received a black box warning from the FDA to alert consumers of the risk of tardive dyskinesia, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary movements.
Patients taking the cholesterol-lowering drug Zocor (80mg) may be at risk for rhabdomyolysis, a life-threatening form of muscle damage.
A Meridia recall has been issued, after a study showed a 16% increase in the risk of heart attack, stroke, resuscitated cardiac arrest and death among patients taking the prescription weight loss drug.
Prescription pain medications Darvon, Darvocet, and propoxyphene have been taken off the market due to the risk of potentially fatal heart rhythm abnormalities.
Reportedly, pharmacies have been substituting Metanx with Folast, Neurpath-B or Duleek-Met, which may not be adequate substitutions, and patients who have been dispensed these products as a Metanx substitute may be entitled to compensation.
Women taking Topamax or the generic topiramate during pregnancy have an increased risk of delivering a child with a cleft palate, cleft lip or other oral birth defect.
Allegedly, pharmacies have been dispensing nonequivalent medical food generics for prescription products, such as Deplin, Neevo Metanx and Cerefolin.
Approved to prevent strains of HPV, Gardasil has been linked to deaths, paralysis and other side effects in patients receiving the HPV vaccine.
Reportedly, Lexapro and other SSRIs have been linked to an increased risk of birth defects in infants born to women taking the drug during pregnancy.
A rapid blood thinner, Heparin is used in dialysis and surgery to prevent blood clots. Unfortunately, in Jan. 2008, a tainted batch of Heparin caused serious allergic reactions in patients.
Used to treat bacterial infections, Levaquin and Cipro have been linked to serious tendon injuries, including Achilles tendon ruptures.
Paxil is an anti-depressant used in patients with depression and anxiety disorders. Unfortunately, some young patients taking the drug have developed suicidal tendencies, while mothers on the anti-depressant have delivered infants with birth defects.
ReNu Moisture Loc contact lens solution has been pinned as the cause of an outbreak of eye fungus known as fungal keratitis. Fungal keratitis is a severe infection of the cornea.
Seroquel is a drug used to treat schizophrenic and bipolar patients. However, medical evidence has shown that many patients taking Seroquel have developed diabetes.
Trasylol, a drug administered during bypass surgery to prevent excessive blood loss, has been linked to many life threatening side effects. Studies have shown that risk of death was significantly higher in patients injected with Trasylol.
The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) provides compensation to individuals who have suffered an acute adverse reaction to a vaccine resulting in permanent injury.
Zelnorm, a drug used to treat patients with constipation from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), has been linked to heart attack, stroke, and other serious side effects.
Zicam Cold Remedy products have been recalled by the manufacturer after the FDA received 130 reports of anosmia, or loss of sense of smell, from Zicam users.
Used to treat children with ADHD, Adderall has been linked to life-threatening side effects including heart attack and sudden death.
Advair and Serevent are prescribed to minimize the occurrence of asthma attacks in patients. While these drugs decrease the number of attacks, patients taking the drugs may experience a severe asthma attack that can lead to death or hospitalization.
Used to treat osteoporosis, Boniva has been linked to osteonecrosis or dead jaw in users.
Over 6 million Americans have tried to quit smoking by taking the prescription drug Chantix. Unfortunately, Chantix has reportedly been linked to suicide and mood changes in users.
Digitek was prescribed for congestive heart failure or cardiac arrest caused by tachycardia. However, in April 2008, it was recalled from the market due to a manufacturing defect that may have exposed patients to a double dose of Digitek.
Fentora, a popular painkiller used in cancer patients, may have been used for off-label use. This may have placed patients at a high risk for serious side effects, including death.
Crestor may put users at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, as well as heart attacks, a health problem the drug aims to prevent by decreasing cholesterol.
Manufactured by Cephalon, Provigil is used to treat sleep disorders, such as narcolepsy. Unfortunately, some physicians prescribed Provigil for off-label uses, putting more patients at risk for serious side effects.
Women taking Actonel may be at risk for developing dead jaw, which occurs when bone tissue in the jaw does not heal after minor trauma, or femur fractures.
All lots of Omontys were recalled after reports surfaced that the anemia drug caused severe and life-threatening allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis.
It has been alleged that Tylenol, even when taken as recommended, can cause liver failure.
Used to treat breast cancer in women, Herceptin’s label was changed after studies showed an increase in cardio toxicity among patients.
Multiple studies have found that the use of Depakote by pregnant women can harm children and result in cognitive development impairment.
It's been reported that Campath, currently used to treat B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia, can have serious and deadly side effects.
Avastin has been linked to unexpected and serious side effects including strokes and heart attacks.
Following numerous reports of patients who had taken Ambien and experienced side effects into the following day, the FDA has changed the drug's label.
The blood thinner Plavix may be linked to heart attacks, strokes, and other harmful side effects.
Vytorin may put users at risk for developing rhabdomyolysis, heart attacks, strokes, cancer, or liver disease.
Prostate drug Proscar has reportedly been linked to a number of sexual side effects, including erectile dysfunction, as well as the development of prostate cancer and male breast cancer in users.
Antibiotic Z-Pak, also known as Zithromax and azithromycin, has been linked to a small increase in the risk of a cardiac-related death.
Anti-nausea drug Zofran may affect the heart's electrical activity, leading to a potentially fatal heart rhythm known as Torsade de Pointes.
Allegedly, some mortgage companies are force-placing flood costly and unnecessary insurance policies on their customers, who are thereby forced to pay high premiums for a valueless second policy.
Many of the country's largest banks, including Bank of America, Citibank, and Wachovia are allegedly subjecting their customers to unfair and deceptive overdraft protection charges. We are investigating to determine whether smaller, regional banks are also engaging in similar practices.
It has been alleged that Vector Marketing violated federal and state labor laws by failing to pay its employees for initial training time.
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We are investigating allegations that U.S. Bank, Fifth Third Bank and Wells Fargo engaged in deceptive business practices when offering so-called deposit advance loans, which essentially function as payday loans. These loans may have been marketed under the following names: "Direct Deposit Advance," "Checking Account Advance" or "Early Access."
Allegations have surfaced that certain banks may be charging their borrowers for unnecessary and unauthorized collateral protection insurance, which is designed to protect lenders in the event that the borrower fails to obtain auto insurance or allows their insurance to lapse.
The Federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits workers over 40 from discrimination based on age. Those discriminated because of age in firing, hiring, pay or promotion may be eligible for compensation through an age discrimination lawsuit.
The WARN Act requires employers to give a 60-day advance notice of plant layoffs or closings to protect workers and their families.
Page Plus Cellular, a prepaid cell phone provider, offers an unlimited talk and text plan for $39.95 per month. However, customers have reported that their plans have been unfairly terminated for alleged abuse of the service.
Leading rental car suppliers Avis, Budget Group, Alamo and National allegedly charged unlawful fees to customers at the Reno and Las Vegas airports in Nevada.
A new trend in the debt collection industry, debt collectors are contacting surviving family members to collect deceased relative's debts. However, surviving relatives are generally not obligated to pay the debts of family members who have passed away.
California labor law prohibits employers from taking away earned but unused vacation days, therefore making use-it-or-lose-it vacation policies illegal.
Debt collectors cannot make payment demands after the receipt of a debt validation letter and before the mailing of the requested information.
Consumers who were overcharged for domestic, international, or collect calls made from pay phones and hotel room phones may be able to collect compensation for these high phone call fees.
Power Balance has admitted that its wristbands, which claim to improve balance and agility, are not backed by scientific evidence.
A Phiten class action lawsuit has been filed, accusing the company of using false and misleading advertising in the promotion of its bracelets and necklaces, which are marketed as having the ability to counteract fatigue and alleviate discomfort.
Statements regarding the Lights of America LED lamps allegedly exaggerate the product's life expectancy and light output, and consumers who purchased the LED light bulbs based on these claims may be entitled to financial compensation.
A class action lawsuit claims that the Your Baby Can Read Early Language Development Systems are ineffective and have been falsely misrepresented in advertisements. As a result, consumers may be able to take legal action to recover the cost of the system, which sell for nearly $200.
A TaxMasters class action lawsuit claims that the tax relief firm engaged in unfair business practices and deceptive advertising.
When a business which offers company stock as an investment option for 401(k) and retirement plans files for bankruptcy, they have certain obligations under ERISA to protect their employees' plans.
Employees and job applicants who were terminated or denied employment as a result of a background check may be eligible for a background check lawsuit if their employer or potential employer violated federal law when conducting the criminal background search.
The FTC has required Oreck to pay a $750,000 fine due to allegedly false and misleading claims regarding the Halo UV vacuum and ProShield Plus air cleaner, which were advertised as having the ability to prevent the flu and eliminate germs and viruses.
Some insurance companies are allegedly participating in unfair and improper payment of claims under supplemental insurance policies, including cancer policies, resulting in a reduction in the amount paid to policyholders who submit claims.
A potential Culturelle class action lawsuit is currently being investigated on behalf of consumers who purchased these probiotic supplements in light of allegations that the products do not live up to their advertised health claims.
Consumers who were unable to withdraw money from their Full Tilt Poker accounts may be eligible for a class action suit to get their money back, in light of allegations that the company engaged in a Ponzi scheme.
Retired union members who noticed that their union healthcare benefits were cut following retirement may be able to participate in a class action lawsuit to seek compensation for costs associated with increased co-pays, yearly deductibles, prescription drug costs, monthly premiums, and out-of-pocket maximums.
Employees fired by MF Global may have legal recourse to seek compensation for back wages and benefits if they were not provided adequate notice of the mass layoff under the WARN Act.
Allegedly, certain financial institutions have been abusing the interest rates they charge in association with their adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs).
Consumer who purchased air filters or air intake systems sold by Spectre Performance may be able to recover the cost of their product in light of allegations that the company misrepresented the fuel economy and horsepower benefits of these products.
It has been alleged that certain appliances sold under the Energy Star label do not meet the requirements of Energy Star program, leading consumers to pay a higher up-front cost for a product which does not provide any of its promised savings in their energy bills.
Consumers who were required to buy private mortgage insurance (PMI) may be entitled to compensation in light of allegations that lenders are conspiring with PMI companies to capitalize on money their borrowers paid to PMI companies in premiums.
New replacement policies marketed by insurance companies may provide less coverage than existing policies and operate as a way to save the company from future exposure.
Recent research has revealed that SSRIs are only effective in those with severe depression. If companies are knowingly selling ineffective drugs, they could be liable under the False Claims Act.
Consumers in Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania and California may have legal recourse if they were charged both repair costs and diminishment of value after bringing a rental car back damaged.
In California, it is illegal for an employer to deny earned vacation pay to employees who are terminated, let go or laid off.
Several lawsuits have been filed on behalf of students and other young workers who were hired as "unpaid interns" to cut costs for the company.
Businesses which saw their insurance premiums increase without a change in operations or risk may have legal recourse to recover these costs.
Businesses which suffered a loss that exceeded the coverage limit shown in their property or liability insurance policy may have legal recourse if their insurer failed to adhere to the terms of their agreement.
Businesses with certain types of insurance claims may be entitled to compensation if their insurer did not update their loss history upon selling salvaged property or successfully subrogating liability claims.
It has been reported that up to 10 million American Express, Visa, Mastercard and Discover cardholders may have been affected by a security breach of Global Payments, a credit card payment processor.
Businesses who purchased property or casualty insurance within the past five years and were overcharged premiums due to an illegal rounding practices may have legal recourse.
It has been alleged that certain banks are force placing excessive and costly hazard insurance policies on their borrowers.
Force placed insurance lawsuits are claiming that lenders are taking advantage of their ability to force place insurance on consumers, buying over-priced and excessive coverage on behalf of borrowers who are left no choice but to pay the high costs of the policy.
Certain mortgage lenders have allegedly forced borrowers to pay for costly homeowner's or property insurance which is excessive, backdated or unnecessary.
An Amtrak class action lawsuit alleges that the rail service has yet to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and seeks to require Amtrak to immediately alters its rail stations to make them usable and accessible to disabled passengers.
A number of lawsuits have alleged that employment credit checks discriminate against minorities, including African Americans and Latinos.
It has been alleged that some mobile device companies may be violating a federal law when they seize the remaining funds in the accounts of pre-paid phone users who fail to pre-pay the monthly or daily payment within 60 days.
Yazaki, Denso and G.S. Electech have been charged with rigging bids and price fixing. Businesses which purchased certain auto parts implicated in this scheme may have legal recourse as a result.
It has been alleged that certain banks and mortgage companies have been changing the terms of their home equity loans and commericial lines of credit, or suspending them entirely, without reason in an attempt to appear healthier to federal regulators.
ClassAction.org is investigating potential claims against LinkedIn for a security breach that may have compromised the passwords and personal information of approximately 6.5 million users.
Are you a citizen of Canada? Did you purchased a financial instrument or trade Eurodollar futures contracts or options on futures contracts linked to Libor? Find out why you may be owed compensation.
Allegations have surfaced that Aspen Dental is misleading customers about coupons, free exams and discounts, and charging for unnecessary services.
Allegations are growing that banks are forcing homeowners to pay the high costs of backdated, unnecessary or otherwise excessive wind insurance policies.
Allegations have surfaced that gas stations may be unfairly charging the higher, credit card price when a consumer pays using a gas station gift card or prepaid gas card, which in all other respects is treated as cash.
Consumers who noted unauthorized charges from Experian or another credit report agency may have legal recourse to collect compensation for damages.
Allegedly, the Suave Keratin Infusion 30-Day Smoothing Kit was falsely advertised to smooth the user's hair and can cause significant hair loss, even when applied properly.
Spirit Airlines has been hit with a class action lawsuit alleging that they charged a useless passenger fee which consumers were led to believe was a government-required charge.
Certain banks and mortgage lenders have allegedly been trying to reap profits from struggling consumers by marking up fees charged for default-related services after a borrower defaults on their mortgage loan or has their account classified as delinquent.
Consumers who received unsolicited text messages may be entitled to compensation, as federal law bans text messages sent without the recipients' consent.
Businesses which received junk faxes may have legal recourse to recover compensation if the sender violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Consumers who received offers for vehicle service contracts, which are similar to extended warranties, may have legal recourse to collect compensation for damages.
One Hartford life insurance policy is alleged to contain hidden costs which make the coverage overly expensive for consumers.
Hyundai and Kia are facing class action lawsuits claiming that they misled consumers by advertising inaccurate fuel efficiency ratings for certain 2011, 2012 and 2013 models.
It has been alleged that TD Bank Canada and other Canadian banks have been reordering their customers' transactions in an attempt to collect more overdraft fees.
ADT is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that they unlawfully imposed early termination fees and increased alarm monitoring fees without proper disclosure to consumers.
It has been alleged that the 2013 Ford Fusion and C-Max Hybrid vehicles were sold under false and misleading fuel efficiency claims.
Robocalls to cellphones and landlines are generally prohibited unless teh consumer has provided their express consent to receive these automatic dialer, pre-recorded calls.
Disabled employees who were fired after their employer imposed a "Maximum Leave Policy" may have legal recourse to recover their job and any additional losses.
The transvaginal mesh helps treat women with urinary stress incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. However, over three years, nine manufacturers of the surgical mesh received more than 1000 reports of complications including infection and bowel perforation.
Two DePuy hip replacement products, the ASR Hip Resurfacing System and the ASR XL Acetabular System, were recalled after new data showed that one in eight patients needed corrective surgery.
Mirena intrauterine contraceptive devices have been linked to perforation of the uterus, which can lead to other complications including organ damage, infection and intestinal puncture.
Stryker Corp. has recalled two metal hip replacement components because they may corrode, causing damage to bodily tissue and manifesting symptoms of pain and swelling.
Designed to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP), the Avaulta transvaginal mesh has been linked to a number of surgical mesh complications, including pelvic pain, vaginal scarring, inflammation and infection.
Although a DePuy Pinnacle hip recall has not been issued, patients have reported a number of DePuy Pinnacle problems, including hip pain and hip implant failure.
When used in cervical spine surgery or other unapproved settings, the Medtronic infuse bone graft can reportedly lead to infection, male infertility, cyst formation, swelling of the neck and throat tissue, difficulty swallowing, trouble breathing and death.
Johnson and Johnson has announced that it plans to take four of its vaginal mesh products off the marketed.
The Wright Conserve hip replacement has been linked to metallosis and other side effects associated with metal-on-metal hip implants.
The Biomet M2a-Magnum has been linked to a number of side effects including pain, metal poisoning and popping noises.
The Artelon CMC Spacer has reportedly been linked to a number of issues including inflammation, shooting or burning pain, bone loss, and misshapen thumb, which may require a revision surgery.
The Zimmer NexGen CR-Flex Knee Replacement has been linked to an early failure rate. As a result, surgeons have requested a Zimmer knee implant recall.
The Ortho Evra contraceptive patch was introduced as an alternative to oral contraceptives. However, the higher amount of hormones released by the patch puts women at a greater risk for serious side effects, such as heart attack, stroke, and pulmonary embolism.
All lots of the Ti Synex II Vertebral Body Replacement have been recalled after patients complained of increased pain, spinal compression fracture and neural injury.
Shoulder pain pumps help patients manage post-surgery pain without the help of narcotics. Unfortunately, shoulder pain pumps can cause serious long-term shoulder damage.
The Sprint Fidelis lead wire in Medtronic defibrillators has been recalled after research showed that the wire can break and cause a harmful shock to the user.
Used to repair incisional hernias, the Composix Kugel Hernia Mesh Patch was recalled due to a defect in its memory recoil ring. Unfortunately, many patients had already experience bowel obstructions, sepsis and other serious side effects before the patch was deemed defective.
Duragesic patches, also known as fentanyl patches, are used to treat chronic pain, most commonly in cancer patients. However, Duragesic patches have received a warning by the FDA because of possible leaks from the patches, which can lead to death.
Gadolinium-containing contrast agents allow doctors to spot abnormalities during MRIs and MRAs. However, gadolinium contrast agents have been linked to a potentially life-threatening condition known as nephrogenic systemic fibrosis in kidney patients.
NuvaRing is a contraceptive ring that is placed near the cervix and releases hormones to prevent pregnancy. Serious health risks associated with NuvaRing include heart attacks, strokes, and pulmonary embolism, among other dangerous side effects.
Patients implanted with the Durom Cup Hip Socket experience severe pain after surgery, often leaving them more immobile than before the procedure.
Some hospitals owned by HCA in Florida reportedly performed unnecessary cardiac catheterization and stent procedures in patients without significant artery blockages in an attempt to generate more revenue.
The ROI-C cervical cage has been linked to spinal in nerve injuries in patients undergoing spinal fusion surgery with the device.
Smith and Nephew has recalled a metal liner used in one of its hip implants after more patients than expected needed revision surgery to remove the device.
The FDA has uncovered a number of problems related to the design and manufacture of the St. Jude Durata defibrillator lead.
The FDA has recalled a component of DePuy's knee Limb Preservation System (LPS) due to a fracture risk. Patients may be at risk for loss of limb, infection and other complications.
The da Vinci surgical robot has been linked to serious complications, including organ lacerations, burns and death.
Certain Oxinium Knee Implants have been recalled by their manufacturer due to faults.
A class action is alleging that Demilec spray foam insulation emits toxic fumes which can cause property damage and health concerns for homeowners.
Allegedly, Entran 3 heating tubes manufactured by Goodyear are defective, and can cause significant property damage and catastrophic leaks.
Allegedly, certain Whirlpool dishwashers can leak water and present a fire hazard due to a defect in their heating elements.
A considerable number of complaints, including water leaks and fires have surfaced online regarding Frigidaire dishwashers. Could these consumers have legal recourse?
It has been alleged that Atlas Chalet roof shingles are defective, as they are prone to premature cracking, blistering and failure.
It has been alleged that certain General Electric (GE) washing machines contain a defect which causes them to overflow intermittently.
It has been alleged that certain Rheem Water Heaters, including those distributed by General Electric and Ruud, contain a defect which makes them prone to leaking, fires and premature failure.
Certain Bosch dishwashers are alleged to contain a defect which can pose a fire hazard to consumers.
It has been alleged that certain roofing shingles manufactured by Owens Corning have a defect which causes them to deteriorate prematurely.
The CPSC has filed a lawsuit alleging that Nap Nanny infant recliners pose a risk of serious injury and death.
It has been alleged that certain Electrolux Frigidaire-brand refrigerators contain a defective control valve which causes the ice maker to be too warm to operate and prevents the refrigerators from maintaining safe food storage temperatures.
It has been alleged that certain Electrolux washers contain a defect which cause the machines to overflow.
Certain General Electric microwaves may pose a fire hazard, even when not in use. Has your microwave oven caught fire?
Certain Kenmore dishwashers manufactured by Electrolux may contain a defect which allows the appliances to catch fire and leak.
It has been alleged that certain Electrolux dishwashers can catch fire or leak, problems that may stem from a product defect.
General Electric has voluntarily recalled more than a million dishwashers due to a fire hazard.
Consumers who paid a premium price for certain RIDGID wet dry vacuums may be entitled to compensation in light of claims that the product was sold under misleading advertisements regarding capacity and horsepower.
Allegedly, certain MW windows are prone to water and air infiltration, which can lead to leaks, window failure and rotting.
The Yamaha Rhino All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) is a popular vehicle for off-road riding and racing. However, its unsafe design, which includes a high center of gravity, small tires and an extremely narrow track width, make the vehicle susceptible to rollover accidents.
Users of the iPhone 3G, a multimedia smartphone manufactured by Apple, have complained of several defects with the product. These issues include hairline cracks occurring during normal use and operating problems with the 3G network.
Thousands of homes throughout the country were built with defective Chinese drywall between 2004 and 2007. Signs of Chinese drywall include rotten egg odors, corrosion of copper wiring, and failure of air conditioning units.
Users of popular denture cream brands, including Poligrip, Super Poligrip and Fixodent, may be at risk for zinc poisoning, copper deficiency, and a neurological condition known as neuropathy.
LASIK has helped millions of Americans live without contacts or glasses. Unfortunately, patients are now reporting serious complications including blindness.
Several serious accidents have been attributed to problems with the floor mats and gas pedals in Toyota cars. Toyota has recalled millions of vehicles in order to address issues of the gas pedal getting caught on the floor mat or sticking in a depressed position, causing unintentional acceleration.
CertainTeed fiber cement siding has been linked to a number of problems, including shrinking and cracking of the siding boards, and the company has allegedly failed to honor its product warranties.
Uponor Inc. has allegedly sold defective plumbing fittings which can fail prematurely, causing extensive water damage.
General Motors has expanded its Dec. 2010 recall to include more than 26,500 Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC trucks and SUVs due to a problem which could cause the cars' rear axles to lock.
Reportedly, certain GAF Timberline shingles can crack prematurely. Homeowners who experienced GAF shingles problems may be eligible for legal recourse.
Imprelis, a herbicide sold to lawn professionals only, has reportedly been linked to the death of Norway spruces, eastern white pines, and other plants on lawns and golf courses.
Reportedly, the front bumpers on the Mercedes CLK and SL models contain a design flaw which may allow the bumper to latch onto parking lot stops, resulting in damage when the driver pulls out of the parking space.
Property owners who experienced problems with TrimBoard, a wood trim product, may be able to participate in a class action lawsuit to seek compensation for damages, including loss of resale value.
Reportedly, Gentek vinyl and aluminum siding is prone to cracking, chipping and peeling, and the company has failed to fully uphold the terms of its product warranties against these manufacturing defects.
James Hardie fiber cement exterior siding is allegedly defective, as it can fail prematurely as a result of moisture problems, drying and cracking.
Maibec Eastern white cedar shingles allegedly contain design defects, which can cause peeling, cracking, buckling, curling and warping.
Consumers who owned Fluidmaster No-Burst braided stainless steel supply lines or purchased a property installed with this product may be able to seek financial compensation. It has been alleged that they products can burst or rupture due to poor material selection.
Organic shingles manufactured by Building Products (BP) of Canada Corp. can allegedly fail earlier than expected due to cracking, blistering and moisture invasion and can damage underlying structures due to this premature failure.
Allegedly, Electrolux clothes dryers can pose a fire risk, as they contain a defect which permits lint to accumulate in an area close to heat sources.
It has been alleged that certain Kenmore ovens pose a fire hazard, with several consumers reporting that their ranges have caught fire, causing property damage.
Consumers who purchased a Sears Craftsman lawnmower which caught fire may have legal recourse to seek compensation for property loss and any other resulting damages.
Allegedly, certain single hung windows manufactured and sold by MI Windows contain a defect which may allow water to leak inside the home and seep into structures which are fitted with these windows.
Reportedly, a young girl was raped aboard a Royal Caribbean ship, this being the third such report of a cruise ship sexual assault in two months.
Allegedly, certain General Electric (GE) refrigerators were sold with a defect which can cause cause the refrigerator to stop operating and poses a fire risk.
Consumers who experienced discoloration, cracking, warping or other problems with Oasis Composite Decking may be entitled to compensation.
The 400 Series Tilt Wash vinyl clad windows sold by Andersen Windows allegedly contain a defect which allows moisture to invade the structure and results in mold growth, decay, rotting and deterioration.
Shaw laminate flooring has been linked to a number of problems, including bubbling, delamination, cracking and peeling, according to consumer complaints.
The S2208 and S2210 pull-down attic ladders manufactured by Werner Co, are allegedly defective, and can break under normal use, rending the product useless and posing an injury risk to the user.
Portico decking products are allegedly defective and allow for the growth of mold or mildew, which manifests as dark spots throughout the surface of the boards.
The Black and Decker 12-Cup Programmable Under-the-Cabinet Coffeemaker is defective and can pose a safety risk to consumers when the handle breaks and causes hot coffee to spill, a class action lawsuit claims.
Consumers and entities who purchased JM Eagle PVC pipes may have legal recourse in light of claims that the company knowingly misled the public in selling a substandard product.
It has been alleged that certain Trex decking products mold and spot at an alarming rate.
During the 1900s, many asbestos companies knew the dangers of the mineral, but neglected to inform their employees or the public. Decades later, former asbestos company workers are developing deadly diseases, such as mesothelioma.
Benzene is one of the most widely used chemicals in the United States, found in everything from plastics to detergents. While most people have little exposure to benzene, chemical plant and oil refinery workers with long-term exposure to the chemical have a higher risk of developing leukemia, anemia and excessive bleeding.
A BP settlement has been reached to compensate individuals and businesses who suffered economic losses, property damage or illness due to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
More than 1 million children under the age of six have lead levels of 10 micrograms per deciliter. This elevated lead level can lead to brain damage, learning disabilities and behavior problems in children.
When gasoline, chemicals or oil enter the groundwater, individuals drinking or bathing in the water are at-risk for serious side effects. Contaminated groundwater can lead to a variety of health problems including liver conditions, heart problems, cancer and learning disabilities.
Many over-the-counter drugs, including Advil Liquid-Gels and Children's Motrin Chewable tablets, have been linked to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS). This serious medical condition affects the skin and mucous membranes and can lead to long-term injury or death.
While most healthy people can recover from food poisoning in a few days, children, elders and those with compromised immune systems can develop serious long-term complications including Guillain-Barre Syndrome.
Marketing representatives for HMOs who were wrongfully denied overtime pay may be able to file a lawsuit to recover unpaid overtime wages.
Police sergeants who were denied overtime wages may be able to file a claim for compensation.
Bank of America loan officers who were denied overtime pay may be able to file a claim seeking up to three years of unpaid overtime wages.
It is illegal for employers to force waiters, waitresses, bartenders and other service employees to share their tips with non-tipped employees.
Office Depot assistant managers who were denied overtime pay may be able to make a claim to recover their unpaid overtime wages.
Are you paid a fixed weekly salary, regardless of the number of hours worked? According to one Pennsylvania judge, these employees should be paid time-and-a-half, rather than half-time or "Chinese overtime" for hours worked over 40 in a single week.
Most employees are eligible for overtime pay. If an eligible employee does not receive time-and-a-half pay for hours worked over 40, they may qualify for a lawsuit to recover unpaid wages.
Some employers intentionally misclassify workers to avoid paying overtime. When an employee is wrongfully placed into an exempt category, they become ineligible for overtime. Intentionally misclassifying employees is illegal and unethical.
Most escrow closers and escrow officers are entitled to overtime pay when working more than 40 hours in a single week. However, some employers in the title insurance industry have allegedly adopted a practice of misclassifying these employees as “exempt” to avoid paying overtime to these workers.
A Xerox unpaid overtime lawsuit claims that the company denied overtime pay to eligible service technicians and other information technology workers who worked more than 40 hours a week.
Oil and gas employees who are paid on a day rate basis and do not receive overtime pay when working more than 40 hours a week may be able to file a claim for up to three years of unpaid overtime.
Assistant managers who denied overtime pay may be able file a claim for unpaid overtime if were misclassified as ineligible to collect overtime wages.
Best Buy assistant managers who were denied overtime pay may have been misclassified into a category of employees who are ineligible for overtime. As a result, they may be able to seek up to three years of unpaid overtime wages.
Loan underwriters who were denied overtime pay after working more than 40 hours in a single workweek may be able to file a claim seeking up to three years of unpaid overtime.
JP Morgan business bankers who were denied overtime pay may be able to file an unpaid overtime claim to seek up to three years of back wages.
Comerica assistant branch managers who do not receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40 may be able to file a claim for unpaid overtime wages.
Allegedly, some Wells Fargo business sales consultants who were denied overtime may have been improperly classified as exempt from overtime, potentially making them eligible to file an unpaid overtime claim.
The attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating potential claims that could affect investors who purchased Abiomed common stock.
The attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to hear from Hewlett-Packard (HP) shareholders in light of news regarding a recent $8.8 million accounting scandal.
The attorneys working with our website want to hear from shareholders of Capital One to determine whether a shareholder derivative action can be brought against the bank's board of directors for wrongful billing practices.
A Groupon class action lawsuit has been filed against the world's largest online coupon website alleging that it misled investors.
Accretive Health, Inc. has been hit with a class action lawsuit alleging that it made false and misleading statements to investors.
A class action lawsuit has been filed against Nevsun alleging that it issued false and misleading information in connection with its gold reserves in its Bisha Mine.
An Amylin Pharmaceutical shareholder may be able to file an action seeking to enjoin the proposed merger of Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Bristol-Meyers Squibb claiming that because the price is too low the process is flawed.
A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased Gold Resource Corp. common stock between Jan. 30, 2012 and Oct. 17, 2012.