If you’re willing to put in a little work to fight for a better settlement, you can file an objection. Objections to class action settlements, though they require some time and effort on the objector’s part, can help ensure a fair deal.
Swept up under the commotion of the historic Equifax data breach settlement were a number of other significant settlements that you may want to be aware of, as they affect everyone from Google job applicants to coconut oil lovers.
[UPDATE] The dust is still settling, and given the gravity and breadth of this particular data breach, there’s a mountain of information to sift through about how to claim your piece of the historic settlement.
We've broken down the process for you by following the path of a real case—so that when you hear about a settlement on our site or elsewhere, you’ll know when you should (and shouldn’t) hold your breath.
If you've signed a waiver, that doesn't mean you've totally given up your right to pursue a class action lawsuit. Read on to learn how some class action waivers can be invalid.
This week's roundup includes items on arbitration for a Wayfair bedbugs suit, a revised settlement for the USC sexual abuse case, a settlement over TD Bank overdraft charges, the Veterans Court certifying its first class action, and more.
Many companies who utilize forced arbitration as a condition of use do not afford consumers the option to opt out; you either agree to sign away your right to handle problems through litigation.
Here, we’ll cover the commencement of the first trial against a major opioid maker, a sexual discrimination case against the FBI, some developments in the NFL concussion settlement situation and a pro-parent paternity leave settlement with JPMorgan Chase.
What exactly is a lead plaintiff? What’s their job? How much different is it from being a “class member”— that is, the average consumer who has little to do other than wait for a settlement to be approved to fill out a claim online?
We’ve received a number of comments and emails from readers who are essentially all asking the same question: what’s going on with the Navient lawsuits?