Sep 17, 2014
Consumer Fraud

Outlet Stores Become Targets in False Advertising Class Actions

In 1970, the clothing manufacturer VF Corporation began selling its flawed and overstocked goods to the public for a discount. While the company previously reserved these items for employees… More

Sep 15, 2014
What You Need To Know

Concussion Injuries Have Americans Rethinking Professional Sports

September means the beginning of football season in the United States, but this year's season has been mired in more controversy than usual. Concerns over the dangers… More

Sep 15, 2014
What You Need To Know

Class Actions That Changed the Way We Travel

It's no secret that Americans love to travel. In 2013, we spent nearly $900 billion on travel-related expenses. Still, we've come to know and expect healthy competition… More

Sep 10, 2014
Important Rulings

Are Facebook 'Likes' Property?

Web presence is becoming more and more valuable as a way to engage with people at all levels – and this is just as true for brands, such as TV shows, as it is for larger companies.… More

Sep 4, 2014
Labor & Employment

Piece-Rate Work: What Is It and When Is It Legal?

A recent wave of class action lawsuits filed in California alleges that the piece-rate method of paying employees violates federal and state wage and hour laws.… More

Sep 3, 2014
What You Need To Know

TCPA Lawsuits Turn the Tide on Spammers

No one likes junk mail, whether it's through your mailbox, inbox or even as an incoming text message. Lucky for us, the Telephone Communication Protection Act (TCPA) was beefed up last year… More

Aug 27, 2014
Labor & Employment

Ban the Box Movement Grows, Seeks Changes to Job Applications

Across the United States, it's common for employers to ask potential employees about their criminal histories. This may be done for a variety of reasons, but the outcome tends to be the same:… More

Aug 22, 2014
Consumer Fraud

Electronics Price-Fixing Suit Hits Major Companies

Have you been paying too much for your electronics? It's possible – and, according to a lawsuit filed earlier this week, several major manufacturers are to blame.… More

Aug 19, 2014
Labor & Employment

Reviews in the News: The Ins and Outs of the (New) Yelp Lawsuit

It might sound ridiculous – many certainly thought so – but last fall a lawsuit was filed by certain Yelp reviewers who claimed they should be paid for their work. Yelp – the consumer review site… More

Aug 13, 2014
Newly Filed / Newly Settled

Europeans Rush to Join Facebook Privacy Lawsuit

Facebook, Inc., beloved social media necessity/harbinger of doom has faced its fair share of lawsuits and class actions over the years.In the last year alone, we've blogged about the company facing… More

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