An Arkansas cancer patient was reportedly jailed for unpaid bills. After spending more than 30 days behind bars, 44-year-old Lee Robertson joined several other plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit claiming the city of Sherwood, Arkansas,...Show More Summary
As the number of sick people in Hawaii’s Hepatitis A outbreak continues to increase, a seafood importer, a distributor and a sushi chain are facing a class action lawsuit — filed specifically on behalf of people who did not get sick. The state health department reports confirmed outbreak cases reached 228 as of Wednesday afternoon,... Continue Reading
Empire has a new legal mess to contend with: Fox is being hit with a class action lawsuit, with former residents of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center alleging that scenes shot at the facility left the residents in "lockdown." The suit concerns the first two episodes of Empire's ... More »
A shareholder class action lawsuit was filed Wednesday against Corrections Corporation of America, a private prison company that was the subject of a recent Mother Jones investigation. Last week, the Department of Justice announced it...Show More Summary
With the Season 3 debut of Empire just weeks away, the first two episodes of the second season of the Fox blockbuster are today at the center of a potential big bucks class action lawsuit filed over filming at a Chicago juvenile detention...Show More Summary
While it’s not entirely unheard of to see prices listed in euros stateside, a new federal class action lawsuit claims that retailer Zara’s practice of doing so — and allegedly making up its own exchange rate — has tricked shoppers into paying more than they should. The lead plaintiff says he purchased a few shirts at a Zara store in …
Javon Marshall -- a former college athlete spearheading a putative class action against several broadcasters for uncompensated use of his likeness -- has just seen the Sixth Circuit Appeals Court send him (and everyone "similarly situated")...Show More Summary
Yesterday, a judge in California rejected Uber's much celebrated (by the company) $100m class action settlement with its drivers. The settlement was supposed to end a lawsuit by drivers who claimed they were employees, and thus entitled to employee pay and benefits. Show More Summary
A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected an attempt by Uber Technologies Inc to settle a class action lawsuit with drivers who claimed they were employees and entitled to expenses. In a case that has been closely watched in Silicon Valley, where many companies use on-demand workers, U.S. District Judge...
Widener Law School faces a class action lawsuit alleging that students were defrauded with deceptive employment statistics. Fortunately for the school, however, the Third Circuit recently ruled that the plaintiffs lacked critical commonality for such an action. It's a major victory for the law school and marks another victory for......
The Jerusalem Post reports that Israeli Sia concertgoers are filing a class action lawsuit against for approximately NIS 8 million (or around $2 million) in “nominal reparations” to attendees. Among the various complaints mentioned in the newspaper, the most amusing is that “even the live vocals felt impersonal, as the artist never once addressed the crowd, mentioned […]
For several years now DirecTV (now owned by AT&T) has been the focus of a series of lawsuits focused on the NFL's Sunday Ticket exclusive arrangement. More specifically, the lawsuits have claimed that the exclusive arrangement violates antitrust law, resulting in a monopoly that charges often absurd prices to small businesses. Show More Summary
A separate suit claims CEO Don Coleman also failed to pay the man he hired to drive his daughter Kelli.
Wall Street Journal, Class Action Alleging Law School Fraud Shot Down by Appeals Court: A federal appeals court has dealt the latest blow to a lawsuit alleging law school students were defrauded with misleading employment statistics. The Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a lower-court’s ruling that...
A federal appeals court has dealt the latest blow to a lawsuit alleging law school students were defrauded with misleading employment statistics.
They filed a class action lawsuit
On Thursday, lawyer Michael Avenatti filed a nationwide class action aimed at obtaining full and complete compensation for all losses incurred by fans who attended last Sunday’s Hall of Fame Game, which was canceled due to mishandled preparation of the field. On Monday, Avenatti sent a letter to Commissioner Roger Goodell with a unique settlement offer.…
The class action lawsuit was filed July 22 in the Western District of Pennsylvania. Brinker International, the Texas-based multinational company than owns over 800 Chili's restaurants, is being sued for unpaid wages. Nicole Augustine,...Show More Summary
Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin, speaks during the Republican National Convention (RNC) on July 20, 2016. Supporters of his were targeted by Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, who now faces a class action lawsuit over his methods. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Legal wrangling over a probe launched by Milwaukee County District [...]
Twitter is not responsible for the propaganda posted to its social network by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), a U.S. district judge has ruled. A class action lawsuit had been brought against Twitter after two American defense...Show More Summary