Class Action Lawsuits

Class Action Lawsuits

Filed class action lawsuits seeking claimants. A class action lawsuit is when there is a large group of people who file a complaint against a defendant for similar grievances. The lawsuit is filed on behalf of everyone in the class, that class being a group of people who share similar circumstances, injuries and damages. For example, if there is a food illness class action lawsuit, all plaintiffs in the class would have had the same injury (e.g., salmonella) as a result of eating the same tainted food. A lawyer may file a class action lawsuit on behalf of all injured parties who are seeking compensation from the defendant.

  • PNC Financial Service
    PNC Financial Service
    February 15 2005

    Class action status is being sought in a federal lawsuit filed against PNC Financial Service on behalf of about 50,000 current and former PNC employees. The suit alleges that in 1999 the company illegally converted its traditional pension plan...

  • Verizon Communications spam blocking
    Verizon Communications spam blocking
    February 15 2005

    Two class action lawsuits have been filed against Verizon Communications on behalf of consumers. The suit alleges that the company's policy of blocking overseas junk e-mail interferes with legitimate e-mail as well. The suit states that...

  • Wells Fargo & Co. overtime
    Wells Fargo & Co. overtime
    February 15 2005

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Wells Fargo & Co. on behalf of business systems employees, who have the job titles of "business systems analysts" and "business systems consultants." The suit alleges that Wells Fargo has a common...

  • McDonald's
    McDonald's
    February 15 2005

    The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated part of a class action lawsuit filed against McDonald's for making people fat. The court reinstated the claims the pertained to deceptive advertising, and ruled that a lower court judge erred...

  • Detroit Diesel Corp. antitrust
    Detroit Diesel Corp. antitrust
    February 15 2005

    Class action certification is being sought in a lawsuit filed against Detroit Diesel Corp., a subsidiary of DaimlerChrysler AG, on behalf of truck dealers. The suit alleges that the company violated federal antitrust laws by organizing an...

  • Reliable Life Insurance Co., Capital County Mutual Fire Insurance Co., Prudential General Insurance & Casualty Insurance Co.., Old Reliable Insurance Co. and Hartford Insurance Co.
    Reliable Life Insurance Co., Capital County Mutual Fire Insurance Co., Prudential General Insurance & Casualty Insurance Co.., Old Reliable Insurance Co. and Hartford Insurance Co.
    February 15 2005

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Reliable Life Insurance Co., Capital County Mutual Fire Insurance Co., Prudential General Insurance & Casualty Insurance Co.., Old Reliable Insurance Co. and Hartford Insurance Co. of the Midwest. The...

  • School District 46  discrimination
    School District 46 discrimination
    February 15 2005

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Elgin-based Unit School District 46 in Illinois on behalf of Hispanic families. The bias suit alleges that the redistricting plan the school board adopted last year segregates and discriminates...

  • Sipex Corporation NASD: SIPX securities
    Sipex Corporation NASD: SIPX securities
    February 13 2005

    Company: Sipex Corporation Ticker Symbol: NASD: SIPX Class Period: April 10, 2003 to January 20, 2005 Date Filed: Feb-03-05 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Mar-25-05 Court: Northern District, CA Allegations: A...

  • Silicon Image, Inc.  NASD: SIMG securities
    Silicon Image, Inc. NASD: SIMG securities
    February 13 2005

    Company: Silicon Image, Inc. Ticker Symbol: NASD: SIMG Class Period: October 19, 2004 to January 24, 2005 Date Filed: Feb-02-05 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Apr-01-05 Court: Northern District, CA Allegations:...

  • MX100 Logitech MX1000 defective mouse
    MX100 Logitech MX1000 defective mouse
    February 10 2005

    Alleging the Logitech MX1000 mouse is defective and causes the cursor to "jump". Thousands of people have complained about this product. Register your Logitech MX1000 Mouse Case If you feel you qualify for damages or remedies that might be...