Oct 8, 2015
Newly Filed / Newly Settled

Dept. of State Leaves Immigrants in Lurch, Class Action in the Works

Immigration is never easy, and it can take years to file the proper paperwork, pass required financial and health tests, and finally start a life in a new country. For thousands of workers every year, obtaining a U.S. green card authorizing work and residency in the US is a difficult dream.… More

Oct 2, 2015

Class Action Roundup - October 2

This week in class action news saw the EPA testing more vehicles after the VW emissions scandal, an update in the Essure controversy, problems with Mercedes repair parts, inadequate enforcement of WD-40 aerosol can safety standards, and several chocolate giants accused of failing to… More

Oct 1, 2015
What You Need To Know

UK OK: Class Actions Begin in Britain

Cast your mind back to March 2014: where were you? What were you doing? If you were reading this blog (as you should have been), you may have seen our post about the approval of class action lawsuits in Great Britain. Fast forward to this week. On October 1st, the new rules come into effect and lawy… More

Sep 29, 2015
Labor & Employment

Will the Buck Stop Here? Milwaukee Basketball Hit with Wage Class Action

Give me a "fair!" Give me a "wage!" What's that spell? It spells yet another wage abuse class action -- and this time it's filed by ex-Milwaukee Bucks cheerleader Lauren Herington. Herington claims that the basketball organization doesn't pay its cheer squad the minimum wage.… More

Sep 23, 2015

Happy Birthday to Who? Warner Has No Copyright, Judge Says

It's the kind of thing you never notice until someone points it out: for years, in television shows and movies across the world, birthdays have been celebrated with a rousing rendition of "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow." Why? The answer's simple: it was getting too expensive to sing "Happy… More

Sep 18, 2015

Class Action Roundup - September 18

What's breaking in the world of class action news this week? Twitter, BMW, Samsung, Best Buy and even the state of Michigan (oh my!) are all making headlines. Read on to learn more.… More

Sep 14, 2015
Newly Filed / Newly Settled

Facebook Sued Over Facial Recognition Software

Facebook, Inc. – a company that needs no introduction – has faced its fair share of lawsuits. Like other social media sites, the company routinely finds itself in unchartered waters, caught between consumer privacy laws ill-equipped to deal with the digital age and the company's desire to… More

Sep 9, 2015
Newly Filed / Newly Settled

AAA's Hotel Discount Not Really a Discount at All?

For drivers with AAA coverage, it's nice to know there's someone to call when things go wrong. For many, the club's additional perks, including discounted hotel rates, make road trips easier than ever. At least, that's the idea – but a new putative class action filed in Florida accuses AAA… More

Aug 28, 2015
Important Rulings

Giving Out Your Number Counts as Express Consent, Judges Rule

Ever since changes were brought in a couple of years ago, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) has required express consent by consumers before companies can contact them. The revamped laws don't just ban cold-calling, but instead impose a duty on companies to ensure they're only… More

Aug 27, 2015
Consumer Fraud

You Snooze, You Lose: Fitbit Faces Lawsuit Over Sleep Tracking

It's important that you get what you pay for. If something you buy – a bed, a car, a computer, or a sandwich – makes a certain claim, it's reasonable to expect that claim to be true. When companies make false claims (and they do, all the time) consumers have the right to seek compensation… More

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