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 working with ClassAction.org would like to speak with anyone who purchased Kirkland Signature's Wild Alaskan Fish Oil from Costco. They have reason to believe the supplement contains a substantially lower amount of omega fatty acids than its label advertises.

Attorneys have reason to believe that many glucosamine supplements don't contain any glucosamine sulfate at all. They want to determine whether class action lawsuits can be filed – but first need to speak with people who bought the products.

Attorneys across the country are investigating whether lawsuits can be filed against Janssen Pharmaceuticals over its Type 2 diabetes drug Invokana and its link to ketoacidosis.

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.

Lawsuits have been filed alleging that the popular blood thinner Xarelto can cause serious and irreversible internal bleeding.

If you were prescribed Zofran for morning sickness and your child was born with a birth defect, you may be eligible to receive compensation through a lawsuit.

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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

Patients who were implanted with DePuy Orthopaedics' Pinnacle Acetabular Cup System and suffered from hip implant failure or other complications may have legal recourse.

Attorneys looking to push the litigation involving Essure forward need to speak with any woman who was implanted with the permanent birth control device and suffered serious complications.

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.

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.

In September 2016, Penn Medicine sent out letters to patients regarding a possible risk of infection from mycobacterium chimaera, a form of non-tuberculous mycobacterium, in connection with a device used in many cardiac procedures, the Sorin 3T Heater-Cooler System.

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.

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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 have reason to believe Air Canada is breaking their contracts when it comes to refunding canceled flights – and that, as a result, consumers are losing money that they shouldn’t be.

Attorneys have reason to believe that the “baby” creams have the exact same ingredients as the adult versions – but are sold at a higher price point – meaning new parents are being duped into paying more for the same product.

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.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether lawsuits can be filed on behalf of people who paid interest charges on certain deferred interest store-branded debit cards serviced by TD Bank.

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

Robocalls to cellphones and landlines are generally prohibited unless the consumer has provided their express consent to receive these automatic dialer, pre-recorded calls.

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.

Consumers who received unsolicited text messages may be entitled to compensation, as federal law bans text messages sent without the recipients' consent.

Additional Investigations

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

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.

A class action lawsuit has been filed claiming that LG lied about the “refresh rates” on its televisions – and that consumers paid more than they should have.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org have opened up an investigation into multiple products sold under the Nutribullet name. They are trying to determine whether the products were defectively designed or manufactured in light of complaints that the products' blades can break, chip or crack.

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

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak to anyone who bought a SportDOG TEK 2.0 and had problems with the GPS dog collar. They have reason to believe that the SportDOG TEK 2.0 has nothing close to its advertised 10-mile range and, in most cases, can only track dogs up to 1.5 miles.

Attorneys are investigating potential class action lawsuits over defective surge protectors, which may overheat, smoke, melt, and catch fire.

If you’ve bought a Vizio TV with a refresh rate of 120Hz or higher, you may have been duped into paying more than you should have.

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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

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.

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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

ClassAction.org is investigating whether class action lawsuits can be filed on behalf of auto insurance adjusters who use Colossus or ClaimIQ and weren't paid overtime. We have reason to believe some insurance companies may have misclassified these workers as "exempt" from overtime pay.

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. They have reason to believe that some companies may not be paying their bus drivers 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.

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.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether class action lawsuits can be filed on behalf of employees who are required to be "on call" for work. Lawsuits have been filed against retailers who make their employees clear their personal personal schedules for "on call" shifts.

Attorneys have reason to believe that some casinos are breaking federal law by not paying overtime wages to these 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.

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.

If you feel you're performing the same work as your male counterparts but are getting paid less, you may be able to take legal action. Despite strict requirements from the decades-old Equal Pay Act (EPA), some companies are still refusing to pay their female employees fairly.

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. The attorneys have reason to believe that some fire and rescue departments are illegally denying these employees time-and-a-half wages when they work 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.

Several lawsuits have been filed on behalf of students and other young workers who were hired as "unpaid interns" in lieu of paid 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.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating lawsuits on behalf of employees who were illegally denied the prevailing wage in their state while working on public contract assignments.

If you work in the hospitality industry as a waiter, bartender or other food service employee, ClassAction.org wants to hear from you. We have reason to believe some hotels, banquet halls and resorts may be ripping off their workers by pocketing service charges.

Strippers across the country are filing class action lawsuits alleging that they are employees – not independent contractors – and should be receiving hourly wages in addition to their 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 have reason to believe that some chains aren't 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.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether travel nurses are getting paid properly for their overtime hours. They have reason to believe some hospitals may be shortchanging nurses on their pay and are trying to figure out whether class action lawsuits can be filed.

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.

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. They have reason to believe some companies are illegally denying their employees pay for time spent in training. Only in certain circumstances should training time go unpaid.

If you worked after bank hours to solicit new accounts, you may be able to get money for your unpaid overtime.

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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

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak to anyone who signed up for accidental death and dismemberment insurance via a mail solicitation sent in association with their bank, credit union or credit card account.

It is believed that the company that sells credit disability insurance to 95% of the credit unions in the country – CMFG (formerly CUNA) – swapped out borrowers’ policies without them knowing. Attorneys suspect that these policies are more expensive, but provide less coverage, offering no real additional benefits with the premium increase.

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.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether certain banks are charging overdraft fees on transactions that they promised in their contracts they never would.

If you purchased an Indexed Universal life insurance policy, ClassAction.org wants to hear from you. We have reason to believe that some companies, including AXA Equitable and Pacific Life, may have used misleading financial return illustrations when selling their permanent life insurance policies.

If you placed a loved one in a continuing care retirement community and had to transfer him or her to assisted living or skilled nursing care, it's possible that you may have paid more than you should have.

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. We have reason to believe some banks are docking homeowners' loss draft checks for inspection fees.

Took out a payday loan online? You may have paid interest at 30 times the legal limit. A class action could help get your money back. Learn more.

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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

It has been alleged that Atlas Chalet roof shingles are defective, as they are prone to premature cracking, blistering and failure.

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. They have reason to believe the pipes are defective and can fail within ten years of use.

A class action lawsuit has been filed against NIBCO claiming that the manufacturer's cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) plumbing tubes are defective and fail earlier than expected.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org have opened an investigation into cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) piping. They have reason to believe a number of major manufacturers can be sued for selling defective products in light of a growing number of complaints that the tubing and fittings can crack.

Attorneys are investigating reports that Superdeck coating can chip, peel, crack and blister within months of application.

Attorneys are investigating whether class action lawsuits can be filed against manufacturers of under-sink water filters. The attorneys have reason to believe that water filters produced by several leading companies are defectively designed.

Attorneys are investigating whether class action lawsuits could be filed against supply line manufacturers that used sub-standard or defective materials in constructing their products.

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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

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed over the reported “squealing” brake problem in 2015-2017 Audi Q7s.

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.

A class action lawsuit has been filed alleging certain BMW vehicles are installed with “defeat devices” to cheat emissions testing.

Attorneys are investigating whether class action lawsuits can be filed against Whirlpool, Kenmore and other leading manufacturers over their bottom-freezer refrigerators.

Fiat Chrysler has been hit with a class action lawsuit alleging its 2017-2018 Pacifica minivans contain a design defect that causes them to shut off or stall without warning.

Consumers who experienced problems with their dishwashers may be able to participate in a class action lawsuit to recover financial compensation.

Attorneys are investigating whether a manufacturing defect has led to heating and cooling problems in certain Dodge Journey, Avenger or Charger vehicles. If so, they may be able to file a class action lawsuit.

Frustrated with how quickly your car is burning through oil? A class action could help you get money back for the extra oil and repairs. Learn more.

ClassAction.org wants to hear from anyone whose panoramic sunroof spontaneously exploded or shattered for no reason. We have reason to believe that exploding sunroofs are an industry-wide problem and want to help consumers take action.

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 believe the problem may have been caused by an inherent design defect.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak to anyone who owned an LG dryer and had it catch on fire. They have reason to believe 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.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak to drivers who enrolled in Progressive’s Snapshot program and suffered damage to their cars’ batteries and/or electrical systems.

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

Attorneys are investigating potential lawsuits on behalf of individuals whose washing machine hoses leaked and caused water damage to their properties.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org want to hear from homeowners who had their hot water heaters leak. They have reason to suspect the Honeywell thermostat that comes standard on several brands of water heaters is defective and can cause water leakage.

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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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