August 2013 - Class Action Blog Archive
Unpaid interns at Fox continue to seek legal action, though a judge has agreed to a more limited time frame for qualifying plaintiffs.
California MDL comes amid mixed findings from studies into drugs' impact on pancreas.
A proposed TCPA class action has angered Stryker, who claim that the accusations will do more harm than good.
Fresenius has been issued with another warning letter by the FDA, this time over conditions in a Puerto Rican plant.
Kenmore may claim in its corporate slogan that its appliances are “tested for living,” but plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit have alleged that the company’s washing machines are flunking tests for mold.
How are air miles calculated? It's more controversial than you might think.
When tennis stars endorse a racket, does that mean they use it in their professional games?
Mandatory Arbitration Agreements Shield Ernst & Young and Citigroup From Overtime Collective Actions, Second Circuit Rules
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s recent controversial 5-3 decision in American Express v. Italian Colors Restaurant, federal courts are grappling with the issue of whether large corporations may require workers to sign arbitration agreements that waive their federal rights to file collective actions alleging wage and hour violations.
Muscle growth capsules may not work as well as advertised due to impact of oral digestion on key ingredient.
In a case that has now been up and back from the Seventh Circuit twice so far in its seven-year history, on August 7, 2013 the Seventh Circuit ruled that the plaintiffs in Abbott v. Lockheed Martin have satisfied the requirements for class certification and have standing to sue.
Employee agreement is misleading and violates federal law, judge says.
Former interns accuse the company of acting in bad faith when it failed to pay them for employee-level work.
The second bellwether trial came to a swift conclusion this week, less than an hour after it was due to start.
Coverage capping may violate mental health laws, complain alleges.
Has the price of aluminum been unfairly manipulated? If so, it affects almost every American in some way.
There's a lot of talk about them - but what does 'bellwether' mean?
New lawsuit alleges that hair dryers can catch fire after just one year's use.
When does 'doctor approved' actually mean 'doctor approved'? Heel Inc. recently found out.
First Student Inc. is accused of making it prohibitively difficult for drivers to submit pay request forms.
The second bellwether trial for C. R. Bard's vaginal mesh has begun, with plaintiff Wanda Queen alleging that the device caused serious injury.
The first verdict's in for C. R. Bard's bellwether trials - and it's good for plaintiffs.
Following widespread complaints and thousands of lawsuits, the FDA is to launch an investigation into the use of metal-on-metal hip replacements.
Secondhand games sold without access to one-use Internet access codes have got some gamers taking legal action in New Jersey
The lawsuit against Pennsylvanian McDonald's franchises over the company's use of free-carrying debit cards to pay employees is bogus, according to company lawyers. Debit cards are legal and workers agreed to the system upon being hired, they say.
Could lawsuits over Whirlpool dishwashers soon cover consumers nationwide?
Plaintiffs and Boston Scientific have proposed bellwether cases - but Judge Goodwin's unimpressed with their 'unrepresentative' choices.
From the Master Tobacco Settlement to a pending payment card intercharge ruling, ClassAction.org brings you the biggest class actions in history.
PA couple allege retailer charged them sales tax on full price even when items were discounted using coupons.
Reimbursement wording may reveal far more than many patients realize - and it's not a good thing.
Japanese law doesn't have an equivalent of class action lawsuits - but should it?
Former employees claim they are owed compensation for a variety of non-server tasks performed before, during, and after paid shifts.
Certain transvaginal mesh products have been recalled by their manufacturers, or by the FDA itself - but which, when, and why?
FDA and EMA studies have cast doubt on previous claims that the drugs are linked to pancreatic cancer.
After Eight Years Of Litigation, USPS Reaches Settlement Agreement With Deaf, Hearing-Impaired Workers
Ten years after it was first filed, a lawsuit alleging that USPS failed to accommodate deaf employees has reached a settlement.
Postcards will alert those eligible to settlement details following traffic camera class action lawsuit.
The Supreme Court's been asked to rule on an issue of state sovereignty after a suit filed by Mississippi's attorney general was removed to federal courts - earning the ire of 46 states.
When is unlimited data not unlimited? When it's throttled, according to a potential class action lawsuit filed against the makers of Straight Talk.
For eight bars, at least, the investigation into liquor switching is over.