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

Abilify users are filing lawsuits alleging that the drug caused them to develop compulsive gambling habits and that the drug's maker is legally responsible. The suits claim that Bristol-Myers Squibb failed to adequately test the drug and failed to warn patients and doctors about this side effect.

If you used Bravelle between March 2014 and October 2015, you may be able to file a lawsuit against the maker of the fertility drug for the money you spent on in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and intrauterine insemination (IUI) treatments.

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 working with ClassAction.org have reason to believe garcinia cambogia supplements don't live up to their advertised claims regarding fat burning, appetite control and weight loss.

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.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are looking into a possible class action on behalf of consumers who purchased any of the following milk thistle products from Costco. They suspect these products may not be as effective at supporting liver health as their labeling claims.

Risperdal was the first drug approved by the FDA to treat adolescents with schizophrenia. The drug is also used in combination with other drugs to treat depression.

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.

Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed over injuries connected to retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filters made by C.R. Bard and Cook Medical. The suits say the devices are "defective and unreasonably dangerous" and seek compensation for patients who suffered complications from the filters.

More than 30,000 women have filed lawsuits against makers of transvaginal mesh devices after suffering mesh erosion, vaginal scarring, pain, and other complications following surgery.

The Wright Conserve hip replacement has been linked to metallosis and other side effects associated with metal-on-metal hip implants.

Additional Investigations

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 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.

Allegations have surfaced that certain banks may be charging their borrowers for unnecessary and unauthorized collateral protection insurance, which is designed to protect lenders in the event that the borrower fails to obtain auto insurance or allows their insurance to lapse.

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.

If you live in CA and believe a company recorded a phone call without your consent, attorneys working with ClassAction.org want to hear from you. The aforementioned attorneys are investigating whether certain business are breaking state law by illegally recording conversations with their customers.

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

Getting charged impact fees? Attorneys are now helping builders get into class actions to get their money back for what may be illegal fees. 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.

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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

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak with anyone who purchased and has kept any of the ground turmeric products recalled by Gel Spice Co., Inc. in summer 2016.

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 pressure cookers made by Tristar, Maxi-Matic and Cuisinart, among others.

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.

Worried about lost business following the power outage? Join a class action and make PCL Construction pay for your lost income.

Lawsuits have been filed alleging that the popular herbicide Roundup can cause cancer – and that the manufacturer didn't do enough to warn people about the risk. In light of these allegations, attorneys working with ClassAction.org are speaking with farm and agricultural workers who used Roundup.

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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.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org have launched an investigation into whether airlines are paying their employees properly when they trade shifts with other workers. It is suspected that some airlines are cheating their workers out of overtime wages when they pick up extra shifts.

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.

ClassAction.org wants to speak with current and former ExpressJet flight attendants. We have reason to believe the airline may be breaking federal and state laws by only paying its flight attendants for "block time."

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.

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 that fail to pay overtime wages to their medical insurance case managers.

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.

ClassAction.org is investigating whether real estate appraisers who weren't paid overtime can start a class action lawsuit. We have reason to believe a number of companies have misclassified their staff appraisers as "exempt" from overtime pay.

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.

ClassAction.org wants to hear from current and former ramp agents for Skywest Airlines to learn more about the company's pay practices. We have reason to suspect the airline may be breaking federal law when it comes to paying overtime.

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.

If you are a union retiree, you may be able to join a class action lawsuit against your former employer. Lawsuits have been filed alleging some companies and unions are renegotiating contracts in such a way that active employees' benefits are kept the same, but coverage for retirees is reduced.

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.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak with anyone who applied for a job with the United States Postal Service (USPS) between January 2015 and October 2015. They have reason to believe the government agency ran illegal background checks on job applicants during this time.

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 are investigating whether a handful of companies and their 401(k) providers have breached the fiduciary duty owed to employees who put money in their 401(k) plans.

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.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org have opened an investigation into potentially illegal and widespread practices in the payday loan industry. As part of their investigation, they're asking to hear from anyone who took out one of these loans. Read on for more.

Allegations have surfaced that some investment companies are charging excessive fees and providing no useful services to their investors in return. In light of these claims, attorneys working with ClassAction.org are looking to talk to anyone who owns any of the S&P 500 funds listed here.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to speak with anyone who was charged fees in connection with their Shell, Target or Nordstrom debit card. They are looking into claims that these cards were misleadingly advertised as "debit cards" – even though purchases can take days to process.

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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.

The solar industry is reportedly facing a quality crisis, potentially paving the way for a new wave of class actions lawsuits over defective solar panels.

Class action lawsuits have been filed against TAMKO over the company's "Heritage" fiberglass roofing shingles. The suits allege that the shingles are "plagued by design flaws" that result in cracking, curling, deterioration, blistering, degranulation and other problems.

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.

Class action lawsuits are claiming that Weyerhaeuser’s TJI joists with Flak Jacket protection are defective and off-gassing formaldehyde at levels that far exceed safety standards.

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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

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

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

Attorneys have reason to believe that certain clothes dryers on the market suffer from a design defect that poses a serious fire hazard.

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

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 are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed on behalf of 2015-2016 Ford F150 owners and lessees who experienced failure or other problems with their brakes.

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 have reason to suspect that a manufacturing defect may be causing the heating and cooling systems in certain 2012-2017 Jeep and Dodge models to not to work properly, resulting in costly repair bills that should – but aren’t being – covered under drivers’ warranties.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org have started an investigation into Kenmore ovens sold by Sears. They have reason to believe that some of the ovens may contain a design and/or manufacturing defect that causes them to catch on fire.

If your Samsung washing machine leaked, ClassAction.org wants to hear from you. The attorneys we work with sent us inside information that suggests a design defect in the machines is causing them to leak from the bottom.

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.

Additional Investigations

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

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