Genealogy and health testing startup 23andMe just can't catch a breaks these days. Late November, the FDA slapped 23andMe with a warning letter, telling the company to stop marketing its DNA testing kits. Now there's a $5 million class...Show More Summary
It's hard out there for a rule-flouting, heavily financed disruptor. If it's not government regulators, then it's "frivolous lawsuits," amiright? This time, it's a class action lawsuit filed in California accusing 23andMe of "falsely and misleadingly" advertising their $99 genetic tests. Show More Summary
According to court documents, a Florida real estate licensee has filed a class action lawsuit1, alleging that Zillow violated the 22-year old Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) which forbids any autodialer calls to cell phones...
A judge has ruled that Hewlett-Packard and its CEO, Meg Whitman, must mount a defense against a shareholder class action lawsuit claiming that Whitman and HP made misleading statements about the acquisition of Autonomy. HP spent more...Show More Summary
First, let's give credit where credit is due. Or maybe that should be, let's give discredit where discredit is due. According to a scoop in Tuesday's Washington Post, a student loan borrower has filed a class action lawsuit against the U.S. Show More Summary
A new class action suit out of Florida alleges that Zillow has violated multiple laws protecting consumers' rights against telemarketing abuses. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat
A New York plaintiffs' lawyer has filed a massive lawsuit accusing Match.com of knowingly approving hundreds, and possibly thousands, of fake profiles using pirated photos. The lead plaintiff in the proposed class action is a motherShow More Summary
A class-action lawsuit against the makers of the controversial (and seemingly extinct) Lazy Cakes melatonin-laced brownies made a brief appearance in the Ninth Circuit earlier this week. The court, in an unpublished opinion, affirmed the dismissal of the class action lawsuit, yet reversed in part, and remanded with instructions to......
Remember that time Cult of Mac reported that Apple’s oft-maligned iOS Maps function steered people the wrong way across Fairbanks Airport Taxiway? If you’re anything like this writer, you probably either chuckled at the egregiousness of the error or else … Read more ›
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to revisit a securities class action case against Halliburton that could have major implications for the future of such lawsuits.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actor Rob Brown, who stars in HBO show "Treme," sought to broaden his racial-profiling lawsuit against Macy's on Wednesday into a federal class action case, with his lawyer saying Brown hoped to use his celebrity for "social change...
Music streaming service customer alleges that she hasn't consented to having $9.99 charged each month. Spotify continues to grow in popularity, but the music streaming service still needs to prove its mettle as a business. Now, the Swedish-based...Show More Summary
Music streaming service customer alleges that she hasn't consented to having $9.99 charged each month. read more
Last summer I wrote that a law firm was preparing a class action suit against British Airways over fuel surcharges. The case was filed and a federal judge has refused to dismiss it. Fuel Surcharges Briefly Explained Award passengersShow More Summary
The ruling allows NCAA players to bring class action lawsuits against companies using their likeness. That could include video game companies and television networks that transmit basketball and football games.
Twitter's IPO motto may be "less Facebook, more LinkedIn." But it's repeating a crucial mistake that, in Facebook's case, led to class action lawsuits for selective disclosure. Only this time, it's Goldman Sachs instead of Morgan Stanley. Read more...
By Omnivestor: A class action lawsuit has been filed against both Amarin Corp (AMRN) and Joseph S. Zakrzewski personally by the law firm of Wolf Popper on Monday morning. Although I do urge all concerned Amarin investors who read this to contact Wolf Popper LLP. Show More Summary
Tech companies have been resolving privacy lawsuits by paying a sum of money to class action lawyers and "charities." The Supreme Court hinted on Monday it is getting impatient with the practice.
From a press release. ALBANY, GEORGIA – Today, a class-action challenge to the unconstitutional practice of denying public access to courts in Ben Hill and Crisp County has reached a settlement pending final approval of the Court. The settlement requests that the Court issue an order binding the defendants to its terms for a [...]
Customers who ordered an iPad 3G before June 7, 2010 have begun receiving claim forms for the class action settlement over misleading AT&T iPad data plans. Apple previously agreed to pay $40 to customers as the result of a suit based on AT&T advertising of an iPad unlimited data plan that was later eliminated. Show More Summary