Nasdaq parent Nasdaq OMX Group agreed to a $26.5 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit over the technical issues that plagued Facebook’s initial public offering May 18, 2012, Reuters reported. The stock exchange suffered issues...Show More Summary
The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a federal class action lawsuit saying that public schools in Utica, New York have been violating state law by denying refugees the opportunity to earn a high school diploma.
Chicago has a bigger problem with stop and frisks by police than New York had at the height of its use by New York police, and now six African American black men are suing the city of Chicago, the Chicago Police Department, CPD Superintendent Garry McCarthy and officers, who were involved in allegedly stopping and [...]
A law firm is rallying Vodafone’s embittered customers to team up in a class action lawsuit it intends to file against the telco.
Pharmaceutical maker Teva has agreed to a settlement of $512 million in a class action lawsuit over the wakefulness drug Provigil. Drug wholesalers and retailers claimed a generic version of the drug was delayed to market by so-called...Show More Summary
A couple may proceed in their class action lawsuit against Aaron's, a furniture and office rental store, and many of its franchisees, the Third Circuit ruled yesterday. Clarifying the Circuit's standards on class ascertainability, the Circuit held that the ascertainability test should be a simple, narrow examination of the......
Three former employees of American Apparel have filed a class action lawsuit against the company, WWD reports. The lawsuit alleges that in cutting 200-odd jobs last month, American Apparel was acting in violation of federal and state labor laws. Read more...
If these FTC complaints are to be believed, Rightscorp is doing pretty much everything Morgan Pietz's class action lawsuit has accused it of. Among other wrongful conduct: Rightscorp has engaged in telephone harassment and abuse (15 U.S.C. Show More Summary
Former Rep. Aaron Schock has doled out $313,919 to a law firm representing him in the federal investigation into the legality of his campaign expenses, Politico reports: Schock’s former aides have been called to testify before a grand jury in...
The case may open the door for a possible multi billion-dollar class action lawsuit launched by relatives of the alleged 960 civilian victims of U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan
Walmart is facing a potential class action lawsuit over alleged wage theft in Alameda County Superior Court from an employee who claims the company illegally denied managers overtime pay. Bonnie Cardoza, who worked at the company as an assistant manager for about five years, says she and other assistant mangers were made to do the […]
In a huge legal victory, GM avoids class action lawsuits on older model cars equipped with faulty ignition switches
Joss Whedon sued over Cabin in the Woods, Universal Music settles class action lawsuit over royalties and IFPI takes on YouTube.
Via the Daily Beast: A former donor to disgraced ex-Rep. Aaron Schock will file a class action lawsuit against him Wednesday morning, in hopes of preventing the Illinois Republican from using campaign funds for his legal defense. Howard...Show More Summary
Creative label accounting paired with outdated laws led to underpaid artists who had no choice but to take labels, digital broadcasters and others to court. Now the first round of lawsuits are being resolved, but you can be sure that more will follow. Universal Music Group and plaintiffs' attorneys representing...
www.mondaq.com – On March 17, 2015, Laura Bugliaro (the “Plaintiff”) filed a class action lawsuit against BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. (“BJ’s”) in the Circuit Court of the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida. The complaint alleges that BJ’s...Show More Summary
A potential class action lawsuit in California accuses the retail giant of intentionally misclassifying workers to avoid overtime pay. Image: Tupungato / Shutterstock.com The post Walmart Faces Another Round of Wage Theft Claims appeared first on RH Reality Check.
How much does it really cost a student loan company to collect on a defaulted private student loan? That question is at the center of a class action lawsuit that a federal judge in California has allowed to proceed against Sallie Mae, the country’s largest private student loan provider. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, we wrote about a class action shareholder lawsuit that accuses Sallie Mae executives of having engaged in an elaborate scheme to hide the rapidly deteriorating state of the company's private student loan portfolio at a time when they were trying to complete a buy-out deal that would have brought them great riches. Show More Summary
On December 12, 2007, Sallie Mae announced that the extremely lucrative buy-out deal that it had reached earlier in the year with an investor group led by the private equity firm J.C. Flowers & Co. had gone up in smoke. A week later,...Show More Summary