Blog Archive 40 Posts

August 2013

Aug 30, 2013
Labor & Employment

In Unpaid Interns Lawsuit, Fox Gets Small Victory

by Staff

In the latest development in the unpaid interns lawsuit against Fox Entertainment Group, the company has convinced a judge to limit the timeframe for qualifying class members, though failed in its bid… More

Aug 29, 2013
What You Need To Know

Stryker Slams TCPA Case As Wasteful And Financially-Inspired

by Staff

Last Monday Stryker Corp. released a vehement rebuttal of a proposed class action against it, calling the Telephone Consumer Protection Act case, which claims the company sent illegal promotional… More

Aug 29, 2013
Dangerous Drugs

Pancreatic Cancer Diabetes Drug Cases Consolidated

by Staff

Fifty-three diabetes drug lawsuits were consolidated this week by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML). The cases, alleging that drugs including Januvia and Byetta are linked to… More

Aug 28, 2013
What You Need To Know

Kenmore Moldy Washing Machine Class Action Certification Proper

by Jeffrey Phillips

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.… More

Aug 28, 2013
What You Need To Know

FDA Warns Fresenius Must Improve Puerto Rican Plant

by Staff

The FDA has told Fresenius, the manufacturer of GranuFlo, that its blood bag plant in Puerto Rico must improve manufacturing procedures, according to a report released by the company.… More

Aug 27, 2013
Newly Filed / Newly Settled

Pro Tennis Racket Endorsement Prompts Questionable Lawsuit

by Staff

The U.S. Open kicked off yesterday in Queens, New York, with the world's greatest tennis stars warming up to compete. There's a lot of money involved in such a major tournament, with the top players… More

Aug 27, 2013
Important Rulings

US Airways Cannot Avoid Frequent Flier Class Action

by Staff

A judge on Friday put a stop to US Airways Group Inc.'s opposition to a proposed class action filed in Illinois. The suit, which alleges that frequent flier members have had miles withheld because… More

Aug 26, 2013
Newly Filed / Newly Settled

Iovate 'Muscle Building' Supplements Hit With Lawsuit

by Staff

Who doesn't want more muscle without the exercise? The rise of diet aids and muscle building products feeds into an age-old human dream. Iovate Health Sciences Inc. landed in trouble recently… More

Aug 26, 2013
Labor & Employment

Mandatory Arbitration Agreements Shield Ernst & Young and Citigroup

by Glenn Phillips

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… More

Aug 23, 2013
Labor & Employment

Bad Boy Entertainment Hit With Unpaid Internship Class Action

by Staff

Sean "Diddy" Combs' record label, Bad Boy Entertainment Inc, was hit with a class action lawsuit this week by interns accusing the company of treating them like employees while withholding pay.… More

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