If you used Suboxone, specifically the film version of the drug, and experienced tooth decay or other dental problems, you’ll want to check out our first story. We have information on new lawsuits being filed to help compensate patients for dental bills and other damages.
Also in this issue, we have stories on the following: an investigation into Illinois employers who may be violating state law by asking job applicants to divulge personal health history or take a physical exam, a recent lawsuit against Mid-America after several batches of pet food were recalled, and claims against Hilton over hidden charges allegedly being tacked on at the end of the booking process.
Keep reading for the latest in class action news, plus settlements that you may be able to claim.
Patients who used the dissolvable film version of Suboxone and experienced tooth decay and other dental problems have a new opportunity to take legal action. The makers of the drug are facing a growing number of new lawsuits — separate from previous settlements and litigation, including a prior class action case — that are seeking to help patients recover money for dental bills and other losses. If you or a family member used the film version of Suboxone and suffered tooth decay or other dental problems, you can read about the current situation and what options you have right here.
Illinois residents who applied for a job within the past three years and were asked to provide certain health information as part of the application process may have had their rights violated under the state’s Genetic Information Privacy Act. Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are now investigating whether class action lawsuits can be filed to help compensate affected individuals. If you were asked about your personal health history, your family’s health history or to take a physical as part of the application process for a job in Illinois, be sure to learn about your rights here.
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This settlement covers those who made a Chick-fil-A delivery order through the Chick-fil-A One app or website from a Chick-fil-A location in California, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey or New York between November 1, 2019 and April 30, 2021.
Mid-America recently announced multiple recalls of products made at the company’s Mount Pleasant, Texas plant due to potential salmonella contamination. In light of the recalls, a new proposed class action was filed claiming that Mid-America’s advertising of the foods as suitable and safe for animals was “false, deceptive, and misleading” to reasonable consumers. For a closer look at the allegations, as well as a list of affected products, head to this page.
Hilton has been hit with a proposed class action claiming that its last-minute surcharges – which include “destination fees,” “resort fees” and “mandatory charges”– can raise initially advertised hotel room prices by more than $35 per day. According to the suit, Hilton induces consumers into paying more for rooms than they otherwise would have by revealing these fees only after they’ve invested time and effort into selecting a room and psychologically committing to their purchase. The Federal Trade Commission has deemed such a practice, known as “drip pricing,” unlawful, unfair and deceptive. Learn more here.
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