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Cell Phone Expenses: Next Wave of Employee Class Action Lawsuit?

A new breed of class action lawsuit involving employee use of personal cell phones for work is developing in California and may “go viral.”  California is often known as the birthplace of many new trends that eventually spread throughout...Show More Summary

JPMorgan To Face U.S. Class Action In $10 Billion MBS Case

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday said JPMorgan Chase & Co must face a class action lawsuit by investors who claimed the largest U.S. bank misled them about the safety of $10 billion of mortgage-backed securities it sold before the financial crisis. Show More Summary

Some lawsuits put attorneys in a pickle

So I am leisurely reading my Sunday newspaper, and there it is: an official-looking "Notice of proposed class action settlement."

Some Owners of Older iOS Devices Receiving Up to $300 in Liquid Damage Indicator Settlement

Back in April 2013, it was announced that Apple had agreed to a $53 million settlement in a class action lawsuit involving iPhone and iPod touch units that may have been improperly denied warranty coverage due to liquid damage indicators...Show More Summary

Burned! Famed Restaurateur Wolfgang Puck Accused Of Overworking Employees In Lawsuit

Revenge is a dish served cold for a group of former Wolfgang Puck employees. has learned that the celebrity chef has become embroiled in a class action suit over… READ ON

This is why (some) publishers deserve to go out of business

4 days agoArts / Writing : Time to Write

In 2012, authors sued the largest publisher of romance novels, Harlequin. Here's a summary of the situation, as described at THE LEGAL ISSUES "A class action lawsuit was filed today against Harlequin Enterprises, Ltd., the world’s leading publisher of...

Interns Fight ICM Partners’ “Premature” Attempt To Toss Their Class Action Lawsuit

Two weeks after ICM Partners sought to have the potential class action lawsuit by two former interns dismissed, Kimberly Behzadi and Jason Rindenau hit back. "The Court should deny Defendant International Creative Management Partners...Show More Summary

Lawmakers Propose Consumer Review Freedom Legislation

Earlier this month, a class action lawsuit against Yelp was thrown out when the plaintiffs failed to prove that Yelp’s manipulation of reviews amounted to extortion. That issue remains at large, but lawmakers are working to make sure...Show More Summary

Animation Studios Lawsuit Wants Judge Who Scuttled Apple Settlement To Preside

If DreamWorks Animation, Disney, Pixar, Sony Pictures Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks and Lucasfilm thought they could bog down the class action lawsuit that a DWA former effects artist has brought against the 'toon studios, they better think again. Show More Summary

Relentless SeaWorld Criticism Over "Blackfish" Persists with New Investor Lawsuit

SAN DIEGO, California -- A new class action lawsuit joins in the relentless criticism of SeaWorld. Investors are seeking to recover losses through the suit, claiming that SeaWorld violated securities law by deceiving investors for not initially acknowledging the effects of the 2013 documentary Blackfish on park attendance. Show More Summary

Intern Lawsuit Dropped Against CBS & David Letterman

Well that was quick. Less than a week after Mallory Musallam filed a class action complaint against CBS Broadcasting, CBS Corp. and the retiring late-night host's Worldwide Pants  on behalf herself and everyone who has ever been an intern on The Late Show With David Letterman, she's dropped the case today. Show More Summary

SeaWorld Hit With Lawsuit Over Failure to Advise on 'Blackfish' Impact

The shareholder class action asserts that the company purposely blamed attendance woes on other causes read more

Studio Hiring Pacts Spark New Class Action Lawsuit

This isn't the first lawsuit over anti-poaching agreements in the entertainment industry read more

DreamWorks Animation, Disney & Sony Slapped With Class Action Over Wage Suppression Deals

A former DreamWorks Animation effects artist is taking on the 'toon studios with a class action lawsuit over the anti-poaching agreements they had. DWA, Disney, Pixar, Sony Pictures Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks and Lucasfilm are all defendants in the legal move from Robert Nitsch. Show More Summary

BREAKING: New wage-theft lawsuit filed against Hollywood giants as Techtopus scandal grows

3 weeks agoTechnology : Pando Daily

The Silicon Valley wage fixing story is expanding into Hollywood’s visual effects (VFX) industry. A new class action lawsuit on behalf of VFX workers just been filed in the Northern California District Court against the biggest names...Show More Summary

CBS & David Letterman Slapped With Latest Intern Class Action Lawsuit

ICM Partners might be happy to hear today that they are now not the latest industry enterprise to be hit with an interns lawsuit. ICM might be happy about that but CBS and The Late Show With David Letterman will not. While the agency...Show More Summary

Oakland Raiders Settle Lawsuit Filed By Raiderette Cheerleaders

Bay City News NBC Bay Area September 4, 2014 The Oakland Raiders have agreed to pay $1.25 million to settle a class action lawsuit that was filed by cheerleaders who alleged that the football team was violating state labor laws, including failing to pay the minimum wage, both sides said in a joint news release [...]

The Greek yogurt lawsuit

Whole Foods' customers are suing the high-end supermarket chain for "vastly understating" the amount of sugar in its store-brand yogurt. The class action cited a recent Consumer Reports study that found the store's plain Greek yogurt contains 11.4 grams of sugar per serving, not the 2 grams listed on the packaging. Show More Summary

Google settles massive Google Books lawsuit filed by photographer trade groups

Today Google announced it has settled a class action lawsuit involving six different photography trade associations, which collectively sued over copyright infringement in Google’s Books service. Google shared the news today on its blog, cautioning that this settlement is separate from its larger legal battles with the Authors Guild. Show More Summary

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