``The European Union measure, called the General Data Protection Regulation, permits mass lawsuits similar to class actions in the U.S., he says, allowing him to increase pressure on companies to protect consumer data. Schrems founded...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Endo International Plc and two other companies have agreed to pay $270.8 million to resolve class action lawsuits alleging Endo paid a generic drug manufacturer to delay launching a cheaper version of its Lidoderm painkiller patch.
Facebook's share value has been in a tailspin as the depths of its irresponsible data handling has become known to the world. Salting that wound is a class-action lawsuit, filed today in California's Northern district, on behalf of the social media giant's shareholders. More »
A Facebook shareholder is suing the company for allegedly misleading investors. The suit is seeking class action status. The investor claims that since Facebook did not inform shareholders about the Cambridge Analytica data scandal,Show More Summary
By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam It was a veteran-dominated NCAA meet, with freshmen scoring only a third of what any other class scored individually. But how did our top 20 recruits perform in their first NCAA action? Read the full story on SwimSwam: 2018 Women’s NCAAs: How Did Our Top 20 Recruits Perform As Freshmen?
It is not every day that an employer can settle a class action employment lawsuit by putting a group of massage therapists on staff, but that's just how Harvard gets things done. However, before you start thinking that demanding massage therapists will get your lawsuit settled, it should be......
BlackBerry's hope to squash a lawsuit has been dashed by a U.S. judge who says the legal proceedings can move forward. Plaintiffs allege BlackBerry "inflated its stock price and defrauded shareholders" by suggesting sales of BlackBerry 10 handsets were much better than they really were. Show More Summary
If you bought an original ‘Fat’ model PS3, you could get up to $65 from a class action lawsuit. The damages are compensation for Sony withdrawing the ability to easily run Linux on the system. The ‘OtherOS’ feature let users partition the hard drive and install Linux on the spare space. Show More Summary
The StarTribune discusses the details of the ERISA class action lawsuit against photography company Lifetouch Inc. recently filed by Zamansky LLC on behalf of current and former Lifetouch employees who participated in the company’s stock...Show More Summary
Bloomberg’s Jacklyn Wille discusses the recent ERISA class action lawsuit filed against photography company Lifetouch Inc. The suit, filed by Zamansky LLC on behalf of current and former Lifetouch employees, alleges that Lifetouch ESOP...Show More Summary
An investor filed a class action complaint against the firm on Wednesday
The Law Commission of Ontario has published a consultation paper on class actions. From the press release: "The LCO review is the most comprehensive assessment of Ontario’s Class Proceedings Act since it came into force more than 25 years. Show More Summary
Anyone who owned an original PlayStation 3 may be able to get $65 as part of the OtherOS class action settlement. You may remember that years ago, a few owners of the original – fat – PS3s were so pissed off that Sony unceremoniously...Show More Summary
Women at Microsoft in U.S.-based technical jobs filed 238 internal complaints about gender discrimination or sexual harassment between 2010 and 2016, according to newly released court records. In a proposed class action, the plaintiffs cite the numbers to allege the company routinely denies pay raises and promotions to women.......
A new class of weapon, the assault rifle, was adopted by Germany during the Second World War. Initially, this weapon had a greater impact on global affairs as propaganda, while bolt action and semi-automatic rifles still dominated the battlefield. Show More Summary
A veteran voice coach reportedly under investigation by the NYPD was hit with a class action lawsuit Wednesday.
In the thirteenth episode of season 4 of How to Get Away with Murder, titled "Lahey v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania," Annalise prepares for the biggest moment of her career as the day comes for her class action suit to be heard by the highest court in the nation. Show More Summary
Plaintiffs firm Edelson PC has asked a federal judicial panel to consolidate class actions brought over the 2014 collapse of the bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox after a federal judge last year dismantled its case under the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of California.
“U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar asked federal prosecutors to investigate nearly 6,000 potentially bogus claims submitted in a $5.3 million settlement with app makers, including Twitter, Instagram and Yelp…. None of the [5,924] identified claims used unique claim numbers provided in email notices that were sent out to potential class members. Show More Summary
Apple faces a new class action in Canada over iPhone slowdowns but dozens of suits look set for consolidation.