If you purchased a 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, you may be owed compensation in light of allegations the vehicle was sold under misleading fuel economy claims.
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.
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.
Have you been referred to a collection agency or sued by your bank because of bank-issued credit card debt? Inaccurate records may render their actions unlawful.
The attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating a potential class action lawsuit on behalf of consumers who received secured personal asset loans or secured collateral loans from websites such as Borro.com, and who may have been charged excessive interest rates.
Consumers who participated in Capital One Bank's "Access Checks" program may be entitled to compensation in light of allegations that the company engaged in a bait and switch scheme when implementing this 0% APR offer.
It has been alleged that car rental companies, such as Enterprise, Alamo and National Car Rental, have been exorbitantly billing customers for cosmetic damage weeks after their vehicles have been returned.
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.
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.
Veterans and military members who received cancer care, and other medical care, at VA Hospitals or U.S. Government Hospitals may allegedly have been denied benefits due for all or part of the charge associated with the care solely because they did not pay out of their own pocket other than a co-pay.
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.
A number of lawsuits have alleged that employment credit checks discriminate against minorities, including African Americans and Latinos.
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 experienced plumbing or septic problems after using "flushable" toilet wipes from brands including Kleenex Cottonelle, Charmin, and Wet Ones may have legal recourse.
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.
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.
It has been alleged that certain banks are force placing excessive and costly hazard insurance policies on their borrowers.
Certain mortgage lenders have allegedly forced borrowers to pay for costly homeowner's or property insurance which is excessive, backdated or unnecessary.
Allegations are growing that banks are forcing homeowners to pay the high costs of backdated, unnecessary or otherwise excessive wind insurance policies.
It has been alleged that the 2013 Ford Fusion and C-Max Hybrid vehicles were sold under false and misleading fuel efficiency claims.
If you indirectly purchased or leased an imported vehicle that was transported on a vehicle carrier service, you may be eligible for a class action lawsuit.
Certain lenders may be engaging in a unfair, deceptive and misleading practices to wrongfully deny consumers permanent modifications of their mortgages, including allegedly repeatedly requesting the same documents and failing to grant permanent modifications after finishing a trial payments plan.
Homeowners who have a valid insurance policy may have legal recourse if the insurer has depreciated the value of a claim in order to recoup losses on a damaged home.
Concerns are surfacing that employees who are paid using payroll debit cards are being unfairly cheated out of their wages, and the required minimum wage for hours worked.
Robocalls to cellphones and landlines are generally prohibited unless the consumer has provided their express consent to receive these automatic dialer, pre-recorded calls.
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.
Several energy companies, including Chesapeake Energy, are facing allegations that they deliberately and fraudulently underpaid gas royalties to leaseholders - sometimes over a span of 10 years.
If you are a union retiree, you may be able to join a class action lawsuit against your former employer. Lawsuits have been filed alleging some companies and unions are renegotiating contracts in such a way that active employees' benefits are kept the same, but coverage for retirees is reduced.
Consumers who received unsolicited text messages may be entitled to compensation, as federal law bans text messages sent without the recipients' consent.
Companies may be refusing to honor gift cards by using unlawful expiration dates to defraud consumers.
It has been alleged that Vector Marketing violated federal and state labor laws by failing to pay its employees for initial training time.
Consumers who received offers for vehicle service contracts, which are similar to extended warranties, may have legal recourse to collect compensation for damages.
Thousands of lawsuits have been filed against Actos' manufacturer alleging that patients who use the type 2 diabetes medication have an increased risk of developing bladder cancer.
According to a 2013 FDA safety communication, there is "clear evidence of an association" between Benicar and a gastrointestinal (GI) condition known as sprue-like enteropathy, a disease with symptoms commonly associated with celiac disease.
Used to treat type 2 diabetes, Byetta has been linked to pancreatic cancer. Hundreds of lawsuits allege Byetta's manufacturer, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, knew of this link and failed to alert patients and the medical community.
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.
Women who took Depakote during pregnancy and delivered a child with birth defects may have legal recourse to collect compensation for medical care and other losses.
Antidepressant Effexor has been linked to birth defects of the heart, spine and abdomen.
Approved to prevent strains of HPV, Gardasil has been linked to deaths, paralysis and other side effects in patients receiving the HPV vaccine.
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.
Lawsuits have been filed against Janssen Pharmaceuticals alleging that Invega can increase a user's risk of developing gynecomastia and/or hyperprolactinemia.
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.
Women across the country have filed lawsuits against Lexapro's manufacturer, Forest Labs, Inc., accusing the company of releasing a defective drug into the marketplace.
Women who used Lipitor and were later diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are now filing lawsuits against the drug's manufacturer, demanding compensation for their injuries.
More than 91 people have fallen ill with meningitis, which has been linked to a contaminated, custom-made steroid injection for back pain.
The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) provides compensation to individuals who have suffered an acute adverse reaction to a vaccine resulting in permanent injury.
All lots of Omontys were recalled after reports surfaced that the anemia drug caused severe and life-threatening allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis.
Certain OxyElite Pro dietary supplements were recalled after the products were linked to an outbreak of liver illnesses in Hawaii.
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.
The blood thinner Plavix may be linked to heart attacks, strokes, and other harmful side effects.
Pradaxa has been linked to serious and even fatal bleeding events, which are under investigation by the FDA.
Risperdal was the first drug approved by the FDA to treat adolescents with schizophrenia. The drug is also used in combination with other drugs to treat depression.
Attorneys across the country are considering filing lawsuits on behalf of men who used AndroGel and other testosterone therapies in light of new information linking the products to heart attack, stroke and death in users.
Since 2011, mothers have been filing lawsuits against the maker of Topamax, Janssen Pharmaceuticals alleging that the antiepileptic drug is defective and can cause infants to develop cleft lips or cleft palates when taken during pregnancy.
It has been alleged that Tylenol, even when taken as recommended, can cause liver failure.
Studies have suggested the Victoza and other diabetes drugs may increase patients' chances of developing pancreatic cancer.
Hundreds of women have taken legal action against Pfizer Inc., the manufacturer of Zoloft, after delivering infants with congenital birth defects and malformations.
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 Biomet M2a-Magnum has been linked to a number of side effects including pain, metal poisoning and popping noises.
The da Vinci surgical robot has been linked to serious complications, including organ lacerations, burns and death.
Thousands of lawsuits have been filed against DePuy Orthopaedics Inc., a unit of Johnson & Johnson, since the company recalled nearly 93,000 ASR hip replacements in August 2010 due to a high failure rate.
Patients who were implanted with DePuy Orthopaedics' Pinnacle Acetabular Cup System and suffered from hip implant failure or other complications may have legal recourse.
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.
The FDA has uncovered a number of problems related to the design and manufacture of the St. Jude Durata defibrillator lead.
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.
The attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating potential lawsuits on behalf of patients who were implanted with any metal-on-metal hip replacements manufactured by Biomet, DePuy, Smith & Nephew, Stryker, and Wright Medical.
The ROI-C cervical cage has been linked to spinal in nerve injuries in patients undergoing spinal fusion surgery with the device.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
More than 30,000 women have filed lawsuits against makers of transvaginal mesh devices after suffering mesh erosion, vaginal scarring, pain, and other complications following surgery.
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 Wright Conserve hip replacement has been linked to metallosis and other side effects associated with metal-on-metal hip implants.
Patients implanted with the Durom Cup Hip Socket experience severe pain after surgery, often leaving them more immobile than before the procedure.
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.
It has been alleged that Atlas Chalet roof shingles are defective, as they are prone to premature cracking, blistering and failure.
Consumers who own a Bosch dishwasher that caught fire may be able to sue the manufacturer and recover compensation for damages.
A class action lawsuit has been filed alleging that corrugated stainless steel tubing (CCST), flexible piping used to transport natural and propane gas from an outside meter to various appliances and machinery within the property, may be putting properties at risk for lightning-related fire damage.
Consumers have reported that Dacor oven electrical systems may be faulty, and that repair claims may be denied even when a valid warranty exists.
Consumers who experienced problems with their dishwashers may be able to participate in a class action lawsuit to recover financial compensation.
Consumers who experienced an unexpected vibration, known as the "death wobble," when operating their Dodge Rams may be entitled to compensation.
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 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.
Allegedly, Entran 3 heating tubes manufactured by Goodyear are defective, and can cause significant property damage and catastrophic leaks.
The hoses used in certain washing machines, manufactured by EZ FLO, may be defective and cause leaks.
The attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating potential lawsuits on behalf of consumers who were injured while using fire pots. Reports have surfaced that certain brands of fire pots and fuel gel pots pose a serious risk of injury.
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.
Reportedly, certain GAF Timberline shingles can crack prematurely. Homeowners who experienced GAF shingles problems may be eligible for legal recourse.
Certain General Electric microwaves may pose a fire hazard, even when not in use. Has your microwave oven caught fire?
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.
It has been alleged that certain General Electric (GE) washing machines contain a defect which causes them to overflow intermittently.
A class action lawsuit has been filed alleging that Goodman Manufacturing designed and sold defective air conditioners and other heating and cooling products.
Property owners who experienced problems with James Hardie fiber cement siding may be able to participate in a class action lawsuit to recover compensation for repair costs and other damages
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.
Certain LG clothes dryers may cause fires and other damage.
Class action lawsuits have been filed against Lumber Liquidators accusing the company of manufacturing wood flooring that contains dangerous levels of formaldehyde, as well as wood sourced from areas home to critically endangered animals.
Homeowners who have installed Maibec cedar shingles on their property have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the shingles are defective.
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.
It is believed that certain Mini Cooper vehicles manufactured between 2007 and 2010 may have been outfitted with faulty timing chain tensioners, resulting in engine failure and other problems.
Allegedly, certain MW windows are prone to water and air infiltration, which can lead to leaks, window failure and rotting.
Consumers who experienced discoloration, cracking, warping or other problems with Oasis Composite Decking may be entitled to compensation.
It has been alleged that certain roofing shingles manufactured by Owens Corning have a defect which causes them to deteriorate prematurely.
A number of class action lawsuits have been filed against Pella Corporation alleging that the company's Architect and Designer Series windows are defective and allow water to penetrate.
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.
If you have purchased flash memory products directly from SanDisk, you may be eligible to participate in a class action lawsuit and recover financial compensation.
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.
The solar industry is reportedly facing a quality crisis, potentially paving the way for a new wave of class actions lawsuits over defective solar panels.
Allegations have surfaced that Tremco, Inc. sold defective, generic and low-cost roofing systems and products, despite advertising that its products were superior and top-of-the-line.
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.
Individuals who purchased or own certain under sink water filtration systems may be entitled to compensation.
Lawsuits filed against Uponor allege the brass fittings used on its PEX plumbing systems are defective and can crack, burst, and fail prematurely.
U.S. Seamless, Inc. has been hit with a class action suit alleging that the company's seamless steel siding is defective, fails prematurely and peels.
Problems with Watts hoses' inner linings and coupling nuts may lead to breaks, leaks and water damage.
Certain Whirlpool clothes dryers may be defective and prone to lint build up, which can cause fires and other damage.
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 U.S., found in everything from plastics to detergents. While most have little exposure to benzene, chemical plant and oil refinery workers with long-term exposure have a higher risk of developing leukemia, anemia and excessive bleeding
Veterans and family members who served on active duty or resided at Camp Lejeune between Jan. 1, 1953 and Dec. 31, 1987 may be entitled to both health benefits and disability compensation.
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.
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.
The attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating a potential lawsuit on behalf of current and former Baker Hughes employees who were not properly paid 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.
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.
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.
It is illegal for employers to force waiters, waitresses, bartenders and other service employees to share their tips with non-tipped employees.
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.
Paratransit drivers who were wrongfully denied overtime wages may have legal recourse to collect back wages.
Workers who are paid on a piece rate basis may be able to seek compensation following allegations that employers are practicing illegal "pay averaging" schemes.
Lawsuits are now being filed on behalf of police officers who allege that they did not receive proper overtime wages.
Police sergeants who were denied overtime wages may be able to file a claim for compensation.
Urban Outfitters may be classifying its department managers incorrectly and withholding overtime wages. Class action lawsuits are now being filed to recover unpaid wages.
London Metal Exchange-approved aluminum prices may have been artificially and illegally manipulated by deliberate stockpiling.
A class action lawsuit has been filed alleging that Major League Baseball ("MLB") violated federal antitrust laws by blacking out games on its MLB Extra Innings, MLB.tv, and MLB at Bat subscription services.