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.

  • Zyprexa diabetes
    Zyprexa diabetes
    February 8 2005

    Class action status is being sought in a lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia against Eli Lilly on behalf of patients who took the company's anti-psychotic drug Zyprexa. The suit alleges that the company minimized the heath...

  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services lawsuit
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services lawsuit
    February 8 2005

    A class action lawsuit has been certified against the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on behalf of up to 1,000 people who were wrongly denied citizenship in Seattle. The suit claims that from 1998 to 2004, the Seattle office of U.S...

  • Windsor Raceway
    Windsor Raceway
    February 8 2005

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Windsor Raceway on behalf of members of the Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA). The suit alleges that the members sustained $10 million in damages from the early Jan 2005 closure of the...

  • Hypoguard USA of Chicago, IL; Medisys USA of Minneapolis, MN; Liberty Medical Supply of Plantation, FL; and Fox Medical of Fort Pierce, FL
    Hypoguard USA of Chicago, IL; Medisys USA of Minneapolis, MN; Liberty Medical Supply of Plantation, FL; and Fox Medical of Fort Pierce, FL
    February 8 2005

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the following blood glucose monitor manufacturers: Hypoguard USA of Chicago, IL; Medisys USA of Minneapolis, MN; Liberty Medical Supply of Plantation, FL; and Fox Medical of Fort Pierce, FL. The suit...

  • Cincinnati Bell Wireless, KY roaming fees
    Cincinnati Bell Wireless, KY roaming fees
    February 8 2005

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Cincinnati Bell Wireless on behalf of customers in Kentucky who were charged roaming fees when they made calls within the Cincinnati Bell local calling area or within a metropolitan area of the larger...

  • Kenton County, KY payroll tax adjustment
    Kenton County, KY payroll tax adjustment
    February 8 2005

    Class action status is being sought in a lawsuit filed against Kenton County, Kentucky on behalf of all taxpayers and businesses in the county. The suit challenges the legality of a payroll tax adjustment made by the county in 1995 when the...

  • Hair Cuttery racial discrimination
    Hair Cuttery racial discrimination
    February 8 2005

    This case has been Dismissed A discrimination class action lawsuit has been filed against the 1,000-salon hairstyling chain Hair Cuttery and its parent companies Creative Hairdressers Inc., and the Ratner Cos.. The suit alleges mistreatment...

  • Pilgrim's Pride chicken farmers contract
    Pilgrim's Pride chicken farmers contract
    February 8 2005

    A class action lawsuit alleging unfair and manipulative business practices has been filed against Pilgrim's Pride on behalf of chicken farmers. The suit claims that in order to sell to Pilgrim, the farmers are ordered to make physical changes to...

  • Government of British Columbia Woodland Institute
    Government of British Columbia Woodland Institute
    February 8 2005

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the government of British Columbia on behalf of former residents of the Woodlands Institute which operated in suburban New Westminster for more than 100 years before closing in 1996. The suit alleges...

  • Tower Automotive, Inc. OTC: TWRAQ.PK securities
    Tower Automotive, Inc. OTC: TWRAQ.PK securities
    February 7 2005

    Company: Tower Automotive, Inc. Ticker Symbol: OTC: TWRAQ.PK Class Period: February 14, 2003 to January 21, 2005 Date Filed: Feb-02-07 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Apr-05-05 Court: Southern District, NY Allegations:...