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Orwellian-named Fairness in Class Action bill aims to restrict consumers' access to court

Many companies already forbid you from joining other disgruntled customers in filing a class-action lawsuit, forcing you instead to take your beef to an arbitrator.

Union sues feds over hack, says agency had ample warning

WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest federal employee union has filed a class action lawsuit against the federal personnel office and its leaders for failing to safeguard personal files from computer hackers. The suit by the American Federation...Show More Summary

Vietnam Veterans With Bad Conduct Discharges For PTSD Win Long Denied Benefits

Vietnam veterans won a long denied victory on benefits and bad conduct discharges. For years these veterans have struggled to get long denied benefits. Last spring five Vietnam combat veterans filed a class action lawsuit to get their discharges upgraded. Show More Summary

Taiwan's Secret Cancer

Cancer sufferers are taking on a company they say exposed them to toxic chemicals in a landmark class action lawsuit.

Class action lawsuit filed vs. DirecTV and the NFL over Sunday Ticket

Earlier this month, we told you about the National Hockey League settling a lawsuit over its Gamecenter out-of-market package which displaced fans had to buy all games in order to see their favorite teams. The settlement will allow fans to buy single-team packages so they won’t have to buy the entire Gamecenter package. Show More Summary

Barclays sued by California utility over alleged electric market manipulation

(Reuters) - A California water utility filed a class action lawsuit on Tuesday to recoup losses in the electric market that it blames on Barclays Bank Plc [BARCR.UL], which the U.S. government fined $453 million in 2013 for manipulating electricity prices. Show More Summary

Puerto Rico Class Action Lawsuit Secures Right to Buy, Carry Guns With No Licenses

A class action lawsuit filed by over 850 plaintiffs in Puerto Rico has resulted in a court decision that struck down a large number of their restrictions on civilian ownership and use of firearms. Previously, gun ownership in Puerto Rico was a hassle similar to the more restrictive states of the US. Show More Summary

B.C. Court of Appeal Rules Facebook’s Fine Print Trumps Privacy Law

One week after the B.C. Court of Appeal ruled that it could order Google to remove websites from its global index, the same court (but different judges) ruled that a privacy class action lawsuit against Facebook could not proceed inShow More Summary

News Corp must face Dial, Heinz ad monopoly class action - judge

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - News Corp has been ordered by a Manhattan federal judge to face a class action lawsuit accusing it of monopolizing the market for in-store promotions at some 52,500 retail stores across the United States. Show More Summary

9/11 Detainees May Sue Ashcroft and Others for Rights Violations

Muslim and Arab men who were wrongfully detained can sue former attorney general John Ashcroft and other Bush-era officials for violating their constitutional rights, the Second Circuit ruled yesterday. The class action lawsuit, filed by former 9/11 detainees, alleges that Ashcroft and others established a discriminatory policy of arresting and......

Judge Rejects Lawsuit by 2 Black Men Alleging a Pattern of Racial Discrimination at Kansas City Entertainment District

A U.S. District court has thrown out a class action racial-discrimination lawsuit against a Kansas City, Mo., entertainment center.

Yahoo Mail Class Action Lawsuit Forthcoming, Judge Rules

Yahoo! Mail users since 2011 will be able to join a class-action lawsuit, a California judge has determined. According to the Express, Yahoo! Mail users may have been subject to Yahoo! Mail personnel gaining information from individual emails to be used for advertising purposes. Show More Summary

Mike Huckabee Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Robo Calls Promoting Christian Movie

A U.S. appeals court has revived a 2012 lawsuit against Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee claiming he was part of a group that violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in 2012 with recorded robo calls to promote Christian film, "Last Ounce of Courage."

Michael Kors settles U.S. lawsuit alleging deceptive price tags

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michael Kors Holdings Ltd agreed to pay $4.88 million and change its sales practices to settle a class action lawsuit claiming it used deceptive price tags at its outlet stores to fool shoppers into believing they were getting big bargains. Show More Summary

Lionsgate Moves To Settle ‘Wendy Williams Show’ Interns Lawsuit

EXCLUSIVE: Six months ago, Lionsgate wanted the potential class action filed by a former intern on The Wendy Williams Show tossed out of court. Now it wants to go large and pay to make the whole thing go away. To that end, the studio’s attorneys...Show More Summary

What Ever Happened to Internet Privacy Litigation?

Remember all those Internet privacy class action lawsuits that once made headlines? You don't hear much about them these days. The privacy class action first took off 15 years ago, booming in the late aughts. Many were often filed in the Northern District of California, home to Silicon Valley......

Mike Huckabee Movie Telemarketing Lawsuit Revived By Appeals Court

The 8th Circuit reverses a lower judge who threw out a class action alleging Mike Huckabee's anti-Hollywood robocalling to three million homes violated the law. read more

TV Broadcasters Beat Class Action Lawsuit Over College Athletics

A Tennessee judge rules that participants in sporting events don't have a right to publicity under state law. read more

Judge Tosses College Athletes’ Class Action Against ESPN, WME & Networks

Game over. A Tennessee judge today dismissed a lawsuit in which 10 college football and basketball players sought a share of TV money paid to ESPN, ABC, Fox, CBS and NBC. The action, filed in October in federal court, claimed that the...Show More Summary

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