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?
We have some news on the recent Google Pixel settlement, a big Sea World settlement, a labor ruling for Uber drivers, a class action filed against New York Sports Club, and more.
Debt collectors aren’t as untouchable as they may seem—you have rights and they have certain rules they have to follow.
Is there really nothing that can be done while waiting on a settlement? As it turns out, there are some things that can be done under the right circumstances – as well as some things that you definitely shouldn’t do.