Two law firms have announced their intention to file class-action lawsuits against AMD. The firms claim the company failed to disclose knowledge of its products’ Spectre vulnerability.
Aetna will pay more than $17 million to settle a class action lawsuit filed after it sent letters which disclosed customers’ HIV status through a window on the envelope. Approximately 12,000 customers in 23 states were affected by the privacy b… Read The post Aetna to Pay $17 Million to Customers it Violated by Disclosing HIV Status appeared first on Towleroad.
It is alleged that Field Turf misrepresented the reliability, performance, and cost-effectiveness of its turf fields in violation of the Maryland Consumer Protection Act.
Lawyers working on one of a number of class-action lawsuit proposals over the iPhone battery slowdown issue want Apple to retain the old batteries it swaps out in its battery replacement program, along with a request to hand over any diagnostic data Apple produces relating to the batteries.
The number of class action lawsuits against Apple for deliberately slowing older iPhones has now reached 45, but one law firm wants to go rather further than demanding compensation. DiCello Levitt & Casey wants to force Apple to suspend the battery replacement program and keep all the old batteries swapped to date … more…
After Apple admitted it had been slowing down older iPhones to extend their battery lifespans, it was hit by a wave of class action lawsuits alleging the company intentionally slowed down the phones to push customers toward buying new ones. Now, the plaintiff in one of the lawsuits, Harvey v. Show More Summary
I get that class action suits targeting Apple are pretty hot right now, given the whole iPhone slowdown debacle. But that probably doesn’t mean that Apple should also be hit with class action suits over the recently discovered Meltdown...Show More Summary
Israeli plaintiffs are seeking to file a class action lawsuit against Apple, ARM, and Intel over the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities recently uncovered in Intel and ARM-based processors.
After Apple’s confirmation that all Mac and iOS devices are affected by the Spectre & Meltdown vulnerabilities, it was only a matter of time before the company was hit by a class action lawsuit … more…
The city has settled a class action lawsuit alleging that NYPD limits on beard length violated Muslim cops’ civil rights, officials said.
Apple’s legal troubles continue to mount as more iPhone owners are joining class actions against the company or filing new ones. Apple decided about a year ago it would be perfectly okay to slow down iPhones with chemically aged batteries...Show More Summary
More lawsuits land at Apple's feet over its decision to slow down iPhones with older batteries.
On Monday James Damore, a former Google engineer who was fired from the tech giant, filed a class action lawsuit against Google in a Santa Clara Superior Court in Northern California. Damore claims Google discriminates against white males with conservative political views. Show More Summary
The total number of class action lawsuits against Apple for deliberately slowing older iPhones has now doubled to 30, from the 15 we reported just a couple of weeks ago. There’s something about the most lucrative product on earth being slowed down without telling users that seems to have gotten the ear of the legal community. Show More Summary
The suit was filed in January 2016 on behalf of 2,421 New York Uber drivers who alleged the company took excessive fees from their fares, reports Reuters. The lawsuit also claimed Uber guaranteed compensation without disclosing the conditions...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) James Damore is the former Google employee who famously expressed heterodox thoughts while in the employ of the company. Represented by Harmeet Dhillon, Damore and David Guteman filed a class action lawsuit against Google yesterday in California state court under various provisions of California employment law. Show More Summary
James Damore, a former Google engineer who was fired from the tech giant filed a class action lawsuit against Google in a Santa Clara Superior Court in Northern California Monday. Damore previously sent out a ten-page viewpoint diversity essay that made its rounds online which ultimately led to his firing in early August of 2017. Show More Summary
James Damore, the ex-Google software engineer who was fired in August for writing a 10-page memo arguing that biological differences account for gender imbalances in the tech industry, filed a class action lawsuit against the searchShow More Summary
In a twist of irony, James Damore, the former Google employee fired over the infamous anti-diversity memo last year, is suing the company for discrimination. The lawsuit is not explicitly about Damore’s memo. Instead, Damore and another former engineer are suing the tech giant for not sufficiently protecting its employees. Show More Summary
Intel is staring down class action lawsuits in California, Indiana, and Oregon over the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities exposed in modern processors, which can be used to access restricted memory in unpatched devices.