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Jan 13, 2017
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Class Action Roundup – January 13, 2017

by Corrado Rizzi

The plaintiffs who filed a proposed class action lawsuit against Harmless Harvest Inc. have filed for the preliminary approval of an undisputed $1 million settlement that will end the lawsuit before it ever really got started.… More

Jan 11, 2017
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Lawsuit Says Whole Foods' St. John's Wort Lacks Main Ingredient

by Corrado Rizzi

A proposed class action filed in Illinois district court claims Whole Foods Market, Inc. formulated, manufactured, advertised, and sold St. John's Wort that did not contain "consistent amounts" of the dietary supplement's sole active ingredient, hypericin, as listed by the product's labeling.… More

Jan 6, 2017
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TD Bank Hit with Class Action Over Excessive 'Sustained' Overdraft Fees

by Corrado Rizzi

A proposed class action out of New Jersey claims TD Bank, N.A. unlawfully deducts an additional fee—on top of an initial $35 overdraft fee—when customers' overdraft status remains in effect for longer than 10 days.… More

Jan 4, 2017
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Class Action Roundup – Post-Holiday Break Edition

by Corrado Rizzi

A report published by Forbes says Hershey's intends to seek dismissal of a proposed class action that claims the company shorts consumers on the number of Kisses contained in purported 12-ounce bags.… More

Jan 4, 2017
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What You May Have Missed – January 4, 2017

by Corrado Rizzi

And . . . . . . we're back! Happy New Year, readers! Let's dive right in, shall we? Here's what you may have missed over the holidays:… More

Dec 19, 2016
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FTC, CarMax, Others Reach Settlement on Recall Disclosures

by Corrado Rizzi

In a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced late last week, CarMax, Asbury Automotive Group and West-Herr Automotive Group are now required to disclose the status of any recalls affecting their used cars.… More

Dec 19, 2016
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Objector Blackmail Casts Shadow Over Settlement Process

"Bad-faith" objectors to class action settlements are reportedly causing problems by lodging vexatious complaints and extracting payoffs from lawyers eager to make them go away.… More

Dec 16, 2016
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Class Action Roundup – December 16, 2016

by Corrado Rizzi

Walmart will fork over $7.5 million to settle a class action brought by a former employee who alleged the retail juggernaut denied same-sex couples the same spousal health insurance benefits provided to straight couples between 2011 and 2013.… More

Dec 15, 2016
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Yahoo Hit with Class Action Shortly After Revealing Another Data Breach

by Corrado Rizzi

Hours after Yahoo announced that another massive data breach—reportedly perpetrated by an "unauthorized third party"—compromised the personal data of more than one billion user accounts, a proposed class action has been filed against the company.… More

Dec 8, 2016
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Washington D.C. Facing Class Action for 'Overdetention' of Inmates

by Corrado Rizzi

The Government of the District of Columbia is the defendant in a just-filed proposed class action that claims it knowingly allows its Department of Corrections (DOC) to overdetain inmates past midnight of their release dates.… More

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