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BNY Mellon to pay $180 million to settle foreign exchange lawsuit

(Reuters) - Bank of New York Mellon Corp will pay $180 million to settle a foreign exchange-related putative class action lawsuit, the bank said in a regulatory filing on Thursday. The world's No.1 custody bank expects to record a pretax charge of $50 million in the second quarter related to the settlement. Show More Summary

Class action lawsuit against JCPenney alleges fake discounts

A judge has granted class action status to a lawsuit against JCPenney alleging illegal phantom discounts. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat

Lawsuit Over JCPenney’s Alleged Imaginary Discounts Receives Class Action Status

A class-action lawsuit that accuses JCPenney’s of violating consumer protection laws by using deceptive discount practices received the go-ahead from a federal judge on Tuesday. Reuters reports that a U.S. District Judge in Los Angeles...Show More Summary

Class Action Filed Over Fitbit's Sleep Tracking Technology

In a class action lawsuit that's sure to get heart rates up, a Florida man has alleged that Fitbit's technology is a fraud. James Brickman claims that the company duped him and others out of their cash by making false claims that it could track their sleep. Fitbit sells wearable......

Judge certifies class action over JC Penney phantom discounts

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - A federal judge has certified a class-action lawsuit that accuses J C Penney Co Inc of marking up retail prices on apparel and accessories to trick shoppers into believing they were getting good deals when the items went on sale. Show More Summary

U.S. top court agrees to weigh U.S. Navy text message lawsuit

last weekNews : The Newsroom

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider advertising agency Campbell-Ewald Co's attempt to fend off a class action lawsuit over claims the company violated a federal consumer law by sending unsolicited text messages on behalf of the U.S. Show More Summary

Judge Grants Class-Action Status To Sports TV Blackout Antitrust Case

last weekSports : Deadspin

U.S. District Court judge Shira Scheindlin yesterday granted plaintiffs’ motion to certify class action status in an antitrust lawsuit against MLB and the NHL, a case that threatens to demolish the decades-old blackout system in sports media. Read more...

Class Action Suit Filed In California Over Wells Fargo’s Alleged Customer Account Abuses

A lawsuit filed earlier this month by the city of Los Angeles accuses Wells Fargo of pushing employees to engage in fraudulent conduct with regard to consumer accounts in order to meet the bank’s sales quotas. Now, one of those customers has filed his own lawsuit against the San Francisco-based bank alleging the same misconduct deceived and defrauded consumers across … [More]

Sports Broadcast Antitrust Case May Proceed as Class Action

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

A federal judge on Thursday said television viewers may pursue a class-action lawsuit accusing Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, Comcast Corp, DirecTV and other broadcasters of illegally restricting their ability to watch their favorite sports teams play.

Riders booted from NYC's Access-A-Ride service file lawsuit

last weekNews : NY Daily News

The suit, which seeks class action status, features five people who say their Access-A-Ride privileges have been inexplicably reduced or denied outright — though their disability has not changed.

And Then... Court Rejects Rightscorp's Bogus DMCA Subpoena Argument

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

So, just yesterday we had this story about Rightscorp successfully getting one part of a class action lawsuit against it dropped. Specifically, the court found that Rightscorp couldn't be sued for abuse of process for trying to use DMCA subpoenas (512(h) subpoenas) to get information on the people it was intended to shakedown for money. Show More Summary

Lumber Liquidators' next big fight is with its insurers (LL)

Lumber Liquidators' next big fight is with insurers. Some of its insurers are refusing to defend the company in multiple class action lawsuits. I n turn, the company has taken nine insurance companies to court. In an April 27 court filing...Show More Summary

Rightscorp Wins Anti-SLAPP Claim Against Guy Who Sued After Being Bullied With Robocalls

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Back in November, we noted a class action lawsuit filed against Righstcorp in California, arguing that its process of shaking people down with robocalls violated various laws. In the first amended complaint, the plaintiff, John Blaha,...Show More Summary

Protect & Pepper Spray: PA Police’s Policy When Dealing With Students

A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a high school student who was pepper sprayed, thrown to the ground, and handcuffed for refusing to do his class work. The department has stated that the officers actions were in line with their use-of-force policy.

In Which An $8 In-Flight Video Charge Led To A $5M Class Action Lawsuit Against United Airlines

When buckling in for an hours-long flight, travelers might choose to pass the time by reading a book, listening to music or enjoying a few television shows or a movie via the in-flight services connection. While those are all viable options, the latter is typically only available under certain circumstances. But one woman says that wasn’t made clear, and now … [More]

God's Class Action Dismissed

Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered. Luke 11:52 (KJV) Well, the Lord's lawsuit against all similarly situated homosexuals lasted just... Show More Summary

Manny Pacquiao Sued For $5 Million! Find Out What He Did Wrong Before The Big Fight HERE!

Manny Pacquiao is already in for another fight — only this one will be in the courtroom. Pacquiao and his team have been named in a $5 million class action lawsuit "on behalf of all persons who purchase tickets" to his May 2nd fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. after he failed to disclose an injury to [...]

Showtime Hit With Lawsuit Over Manny Pacquiao Injury

A class action lawsuit alleges that there was a duty to determine the fighter's health before advertising the "Fight of the Century." read more

Manny Pacquiao Accused Of Lying About Shoulder Injury, Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

Manny Pacquiao has been accused of dishonesty for not disclosing that he had sustained a shoulder injury prior to his highly-publicized fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. As a result, he is facing a class-action lawsuit by two Las Vegas...Show More Summary

Fans Hit Manny Pacquiao With Class Action Lawsuit After Failing To Disclose Shoulder Injury

The highly-anticipated “fight of the century” might end up being the “fraud of the century” as two disgruntled boxing fans filed a lawsuit against Manny Pacquiao and his team. A $5 million class action lawsuit was filed by Las Vegas residents Staphane Vanel and Kami Rahbaran in a Nevada court. Show More Summary

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