Featured List of Class Action Lawsuits

This is ClassAction.org's current list of open lawsuits and investigations. The goal of this section is to provide consumers with a comprehensive resource on class action and mass tort lawsuits. Attorneys are either actively filing these cases or investigating to determine whether lawsuits can be filed. The list is updated frequently, so check back soon for updates.

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Drugs & Supplements

Attorneys are investigating whether certain supplement makers made false claims about the benefits of their elderberry products or otherwise violated federal labeling requirements.

Lawsuits are now being filed on behalf of Elmiron patients who suffered permanent retinal injuries and seek to recover money for physical and mental anguish, medical expenses and more. The suits allege that the drug is defective and unreasonably dangerous and was not adequately labeled to warn both patients and doctors of its risks.

Some health insurance companies may be purposely delaying coverage of Harvoni until the patient has reached later stages of hepatitis C in the hopes he or she will die or switch insurers before the company has to pay for the drug.

Attorneys are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed against the maker of Neuriva, challenging the claims that the brain supplement is clinically proven and scientifically backed.

The manufacturers of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are being sued by patients who were diagnosed with certain types of kidney injuries.

Women across the country have filed lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson alleging that the company's talcum powders can cause ovarian cancer when used near the genitals.

Class action lawsuits have been filed alleging that Zantac exposes users to unsafe levels of a probable carcinogen and that the manufacturers knew about the risk but failed to disclose it.

Additional Investigations

The drugs and supplements page has our full list of investigations, as well as recent news and blog posts.

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Medical Devices

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to hear from people with recalled Biocell breast implants or tissue expanders. They believe the recall should have covered more than just the cost of implant replacements.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are currently speaking with patients who experienced complications following hernia mesh surgery, including severe pain, dangerous infections and other serious problems that led to second surgeries to remove or replace the mesh.

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The medical device page has our full list of investigations, as well as recent news and blog posts.

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Scams & Ripoffs

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak with any California resident who was charged automatically for an ongoing product or service. California has strict laws regarding what companies can and cannot do when it comes to recurring charges and a number of major companies.

Several lawsuits have been filed alleging that certain CBD products contain only a fraction of the amount of CBD being advertised on the label.

Attorneys are interested in speaking with people who had issues receiving full refunds for events, trips and other goods and services that were canceled, delayed or otherwise affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Attorneys are investigating whether certain pet food products actually contain what they say and exclude the ingredients they promise to leave out. A full list of products under investigation can be found on our page.

Attorneys are investigating whether class actions can be filed to help people get back any money they overpaid for document notarizations or other notary services.

Attorneys are investigating whether consumers are being charged illegal and hidden fees on foreign payment card transactions. If so, they may be able to get a class action lawsuit started to help those affected.

Attorneys are investigating whether hospitals are overbilling low-income patients in violation of federal law.

Class actions are being filed against independent energy companies to help people get their money back for excessive gas and electric bills. Learn more.

InventHelp is facing class action lawsuits that allege the company scams aspiring inventors out of thousands of dollars for “invention promotion services” it cannot and does not intend to provide.

Attorneys are investigating whether TCL made misleading claims about the refresh rates of its televisions and whether the true refresh rate is actually only 60Hz.

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The scams and ripoffs page has our full list of investigations, as well as recent news and blog posts.

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Defective Products

According to a $9.1 million settlement this past July, 3M knowingly sold defective 3M Combat Arms earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2) to the United States military without disclosing that the CAEv2 earplugs could cause wearers to develop hearing loss.

If you noticed sharp edges, thinning, deterioration or other issues after putting your “dishwasher-safe” All-Clad cookware in the dishwasher, you aren't the only one.

Multiple class action lawsuits have been filed alleging Evenflo deceived parents into believing its Big Kid booster seat was safe when it actually puts children “in grave danger.”

Attorneys are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed against the makers of the cookware in light of reports that the glass may not be as durable as it should be.

The lawsuits are alleging JUUL Labs, Inc. represented in advertising and marketing that Juul products are “the alternative to cigarettes,” implying that they are healthier and less addictive than cigarettes

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether a defect is behind certain problems with Maxi-Matic, Cuisinart and other popular pressure cookers.

Multiple class action lawsuits have been filed alleging that Ring has failed to implement “even the most basic” security measures to protect its customers.

SmileDirectClub has been hit with a class action lawsuit alleging the company’s aligners are defective and dangerous and have caused a number of dental problems for users.

Attorneys have received inside information that a possible defect in certain Troy-Bilt pressure washers is causing the machines to stall or lose pressure during use.

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The defective products page has our full list of investigations, as well as recent news and blog posts.

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Environmental Hazards

Abuse survivors can now file claims for the harm they suffered at the hands of the Boy Scouts of America. Claims can be filed regardless of the survivor’s age or location.

A law has passed in New York that gives those who were sexually abused as minors one year to file lawsuits for the harm they suffered regardless of how long ago the abuse occurred.

A handful of class action lawsuits have been filed against the owners and operators of the dams alleging that the May 2020 breach was entirely preventable. Now, Michigan residents are suing, claiming that the companies are responsible for the damage done to their properties and livelihoods as a result of the dams’ failure.

According to recent investigations, current and former students at the Glen Mills reform school have reported being physically and mentally abused by staff members and fellow students.

We offer honest answers on what’s involved in filing a lawsuit, how the trust fund process works, what money is available and how long it all takes. Learn more.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak to anyone who was exposed to the pesticide paraquat dichloride at work or in their community and was later diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

Silicosis is a type of lung disease that’s caused by breathing in small bits of silica, which can also be referred to as quartz dust. It’s a disease typically seen in miners, but has become increasingly common in those who work with countertops made of quartz, also referred to as “engineered” or “artificial” stone.

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The environmental hazards page has our full list of investigations, as well as recent news and blog posts.

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Workplace & Employment

A number of Amazon delivery drivers have sued the companies they work for, alleging that they’re not being paid properly.

If you work in California and you're required to use your own phone or tablet for work, you may be able to participate in a class action lawsuit.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating the pay practices of public and school transportation companies across the country to determine whether they're paying their bus drivers properly for pre- and post-shift work.

Class action lawsuits are now being filed on behalf of cable installers and cable repair workers who say they're not being paid properly. If you work or have worked as a cable installer or repair technician, read on for more information or get in touch with us to find out if you too have a case.

If you live in California and you've worked more than six days in a row without extra pay, you may be able to start a class action lawsuit. CVS has already paid out $7.4 million to 1,600 pharmacists who said they didn't get overtime for their 7th consecutive workday.

Attorneys are investigating whether businesses in California are properly reimbursing outside sales representatives for use of their personal vehicles. If not, they may be able to file class action lawsuits to help those affected.

A number of companies have been sued in California for failing to provide their workers with accurate wage statements. The lawsuits claim the paystubs were missing important information – such as the total number of hours worked and hourly pay rates – and that this violates state labor law.

A number of companies in California have been sued for failing to follow work break laws. The lawsuits have accused employers of failing to properly pay employees who worked through their meal periods and failing to provide breaks altogether.

A handful of lawsuits have been filed alleging that some workers in the cannabis industry aren’t being paid properly and are owed money for unpaid overtime hours and more

Attorneys have opened an investigation into whether workers who grow, cultivate or otherwise tend to marijuana are being paid properly.

Attorneys are looking into whether some casinos are breaking federal law by not paying overtime wages to their employees. A number of class action lawsuits have already been filed to help workers collect their unpaid 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.

Attorneys are investigating whether prison guards are being paid properly and whether class action lawsuits could help these employees recover any unpaid wages.

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.

If you're a home delivery or courier van driver who wasn't paid overtime, ClassAction.org wants to hear from you. There's a provision of federal labor law that basically says if you're driving a vehicle for work that's less than 10,000 pounds, you should be getting overtime.

Workers who weren't paid for "donning and doffing" – that is, changing in and out of gear, tools and clothing need to perform one's job – may be able to participate in a class action lawsuit to collect the wages they should have been paid.

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.

If you had to undergo a background check and didn't get the job or apartment you were looking for because of it, you may be able to file a lawsuit against the company that ran the report or the company you applied to for work.

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.

If you work or have worked as a financial advisor trainee and you weren't paid overtime, ClassAction.org wants to hear from you. Allegations have surfaced that some banks are misclassifying these employees.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak with fire captains and investigators about how they're being paid. They're investigating whether these employees are getting paid properly when working overtime.

Allegations have surfaced that IBM is capping these employees’ commissions despite promising that salespeople could make as much as they want because there would be no caps on commissions.

A number of lawsuits have been filed on behalf of employees who worked off the clock – and didn't get paid for it. Generally, under wage and hour law, all time spent working must be paid, even if that work is being performed before an employee's shift starts or after it ends.

It is illegal for employers to force waiters, waitresses, bartenders and other service employees to share their tips with non-tipped employees.

Dozens of class action lawsuits have been filed by independent contractors who say they're actually employees under the law.

A number of lawsuits have been filed against insurance companies over allegations that they're not paying their investigators properly. GEICO has already been sued – and now courts are beginning to rule in favor of the investigators.

If you've been misclassified from exempt to non-exempt, it's possible that you may have been cheated out of overtime wages for the past few years. Thousands of employees are receiving letters or otherwise being notified that they're being reclassified from exempt to non-exempt.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether class action lawsuits can be filed against companies who don't pay their merchandisers overtime. Over the past several years, a number of businesses have been sued after misclassifying their merchandisers as exempt.

Lawsuits are being filed on behalf of employees who say their overtime pay rates aren't being calculated properly and that they're missing out on wages as a result. They claim their employers are leaving out additional forms of compensation, such as bonuses, when calculating their regular pay rates.

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.

If you work or have worked as a park ranger and weren't paid for time spent donning and doffing your uniform, attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak to you about your rights.

If you work in the hospitality industry as a waiter, bartender or other food service employee, ClassAction.org wants to hear from you. They're investigating a potentially industry-wide practice of hotels, resorts and banquet halls pocketing servers' tips.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are interested in hearing from supermarket managers who weren't paid time-and-a-half wages when working more than 40 hours per week. They're investigating whether some popular chains are complying with federal and state labor laws when paying their managers.

A number of class action lawsuits have been filed alleging that certain companies are illegally denying tech support workers overtime pay by misclassifying them as exempt from federal overtime requirements.

If you travel between jobsites for work and you're not being paid for this time, ClassAction.org wants to hear from you. A number of companies have been hit with lawsuits alleging that they're cheating employees out of pay – and overtime wages – by failing to compensate their workers for drive time.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether travel nurses are getting paid properly for overtime or are getting shortchanged on their hours.

Truck and delivery drivers are suing the companies they work for claiming that they're employees – not independent contractors – and entitled to overtime and minimum wage pay.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating the pay practices of companies across the country to determine whether employees are being paid for training. Only in certain circumstances should training time go unpaid.

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The workplace and employment page has our full list of investigations, as well as recent news and blog posts.

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Finance & Insurance

If you’re a business owner and you submitted an insurance claim for loss of business related to the COVID-19 outbreak, attorneys investigating whether some insurance companies are wrongfully denying these claims and want to help business owners get the money they need.

Several class action lawsuits have been filed amid the COVID-19 outbreak alleging that some banks are processing PPP applications in an order that serves their own best interests, rather than following the rules set by the government.

Attorneys are looking into whether some lenders are allowing old car loans to reappear on consumers’ credit reports due to avoidable errors in their credit reporting systems.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are currently investigating the overdraft practices of credit unions across the country. They're investigating whether some credit unions are illegally charging overdraft fees to their customers.

If you had a problem with your credit report, attorneys working with ClassAction.org may be able to help. They're offering to review people's credit reports, free of charge, to help determine whether the company that ran or ordered the report broke the law.

ClassAction.org wants to hear from anyone who submitted a claim to their homeowners' insurance and received a "loss draft" check following a fire, flood, hurricane or other catastrophic event. They're investigating whether banks are docking homeowners' loss draft checks for inspection fees.

Multiple class action lawsuits have been filed alleging that MGM Resorts International failed to take proper steps to protect guests’ personal information.

Attorneys suspect some lenders are acting in clear violation of the Military Lending Act – but they need your help identifying them.

Attorneys are investigating whether those who were issued pay-by-phone fees for their mortgage payments can be compensated for the potentially illegal practice.

Lawsuits have been filed against some banks alleging that they shorted accountants, consultants and others on the fees they were entitled to for preparing PPP applications.

Seterus, a company that specializes in collecting delinquent home loans, has been sued for allegedly making false and misleading statements to pressure consumers into making immediate payments.

Attorneys are investigating whether some insurance companies are wrongfully denying coverage for substance abuse treatment, including for opioid addiction.

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The finance and insurance page has our full list of investigations, as well as recent news and blog posts.

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Construction Products & Plumbing

Customers reported problems with their Allura decking boards, including cracks and delamination, which led to Plycem recalling the materials. Now, attorneys are looking into whether the company provided proper relief to customers, and if not, whether a class action could be filed.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed over problems reported in connection with FlowGuard Gold CPVC pipes.

Class action lawsuits have been filed alleging that the rubber inside SharkBite hoses can deteriorate and cause a host of problems, including the appearance of black flakes in the hot water supply and low water pressure.

Allegations have surfaced that a manufacturing and design defect within the system is causing early failure of the pipes, as well as water leaks, mold growth and property damage.

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The construction and plumbing page has our full list of investigations, as well as recent news and blog posts.

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Appliances & Automotive

Audi drivers have begun to report problems they’ve experienced with their automatic start-stop technology, including sudden or delayed acceleration.

Trouble shifting? Weird clunking? Jerking at stops? You’re not alone. Lawyers are looking into a class action against Audi for these problems. Learn more.

Attorneys are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed following reports that the handlebars on the motorcycles can shake or vibrate and cause the rider to lose control.

A defect may be behind the host of problems being reported in connection with Bosch’s 800 Series stainless steel electric single wall oven and oven/microwave combination.

If you purchased a car within the past four years and financed it through the credit union recommended by the dealership, you may have overpaid in interest. Attorneys are investigating whether car dealerships may be illegally marking up credit unions’ actual interest rates without telling their customers.

Attorneys are investigating whether a defective seal is causing Whirlpool Gold Series, KitchenAid, Kenmore and Maytag dishwashers to leak and damage surrounding cabinets and flooring. If so, they may be able to get a class action lawsuit on file.

Attorneys have reason to suspect that a manufacturing defect may be causing the cars’ heating and cooling systems not to work properly, resulting in costly repair bills that should – but aren’t being – covered under drivers’ warranties.

ClassAction.org wants to hear from anyone whose panoramic sunroof spontaneously exploded or shattered for no reason. It's possible that exploding sunroofs are an industry-wide problem and consumers may now be able to take action.

Attorneys are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed on behalf of owners and lessees of 2018 Ford F-150s.

A class action lawsuit could help people get back the money they spent repairing and replacing their tires. Furthermore, it could force Goodyear to recall any problematic tires or otherwise alert customers to any widespread issues.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to hear from anyone who owns or leases a 2017 Honda Civic and had their car roll away. They're investigating whether the problem may have been caused by an inherent design defect.

An investigation was launched after the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced in May 2020 that the 2019-2020 four-door Jeep Wrangler had tipped onto its passenger side during a front-end crash test.

Attorneys are looking into whether a defect is causing Hyundai and Kia vehicles’ 1.4- and 1.6-liter “Gamma” engines to catch fire and, if so, whether a class action lawsuit can be filed.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak to anyone who owned an LG dryer and had it catch on fire. They're investigating whether a defect in the dryers is allowing lint to build up in areas that aren’t accessible to the user, thereby creating a substantial fire hazard.

LG Electronics has been hit with a class action lawsuit alleging a defect is causing the fridges to stop cooling, sometimes within only a few years of use.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are looking into reports that certain Sharp drawer microwaves pose a fire risk.

Attorneys have opened an investigation into whether a class action lawsuit can be filed on behalf of owners and lessees of 2012-2018 Subaru Foresters and 2015-2019 Subaru Outbacks. They are looking into whether a defect may be causing sudden and unintended acceleration in the vehicles.

Attorneys are investigating whether they can file a class action lawsuit over a reported issue with the touchscreens – or “media control units” – in Tesla Model S and X vehicles built before March 2018.

Attorneys are investigating whether the 2014 Toro TimeCutter riding lawnmower was built with defective fuel filters that can become brittle and fracture, which can cause fuel to leak and potentially pose a fire hazard.

Toyota and Lexus drivers have reported issues related to a possible defect in the cars’ transmission that causes hesitation, bucking, jerking, or even sudden loss of power.

Reports have surfaced that certain Volkswagen and Audi vehicles are prone to leaky sunroof - and attorneys are investigating whether a class action could help drivers.

Attorneys are investigating whether a defect is causing Whirlpool or Maytag front-loading washers to explode – and whether a class action lawsuit can be filed to help those affected.

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The appliances and automotive page has our full list of investigations, as well as recent news and blog posts.

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