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.

  • Santa Fe County Jail inmate strip search
    Santa Fe County Jail inmate strip search
    January 18 2005

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Santa Fe County jail on behalf of inmates. The suit was filed in regards to the jail's blanket strip search poicy, and "seeks to permanently end the practice of blanket strip searches and...

  • Virginia Mason Medical insurance coverage Center
    Virginia Mason Medical insurance coverage Center
    January 18 2005

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Virginia Mason Medical Center on behalf of patients who are not fully covered by insurance. The suit alleges unfair and deceptive practices and claims that the center charges patients more at some...

  • H&R Block inflated interest
    H&R Block inflated interest
    January 18 2005

    The class action lawsuit filed against H&R Block on behalf of as many as 17 million customers will proceed, according to the Supreme Court. The suit alleges that the company inflated interest on refund loans, charging as much as 100 percent in...

  • OfficeMax Inc. NYSE: OMX securities
    OfficeMax Inc. NYSE: OMX securities
    January 17 2005

    Company: OfficeMax Inc. Ticker Symbol: NYSE: OMX Class Period: November 9, 2004 to January 11, 2005 Date Filed: Jan-13-05 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Mar-11-05 Court: Northern District, IL Allegations:...

  • Citadel Security Software, Inc. NASD: CDSS securities
    Citadel Security Software, Inc. NASD: CDSS securities
    January 17 2005

    Company: Citadel Security Software, Inc. Ticker Symbol: NASD: CDSS Class Period: February 12, 2004 to December 16, 2004 Date Filed: Jan-14-05 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Mar-15-05 Court: Northern District, TX...

  • McKesson HBOC: McKesson HBOC (NYSE:MCK
    McKesson HBOC: McKesson HBOC (NYSE:MCK
    January 17 2005

    McKesson HBOC (NYSE:MCK) has been accused of securities fraud. If you purchased McKesson stock between January 20, 1997 and January 12, 1999 inclusive, OR are a member of any of McKesson's investment plans or profit sharing retirement plans and...

  • AT&T Wireless Group Tracking Stock NYSE:AWE
    AT&T Wireless Group Tracking Stock NYSE:AWE
    January 17 2005

    AT&T Corp. has been accused of securities fraud in connection with the offering of its AT&T Wireless Group tracking stock in April 2000. If you purchased AT&T Wireless stock between April 25, 2000 and August 14, 2000, OR are a member of any of...

  • iPass, Inc. NASD: IPAS securities
    iPass, Inc. NASD: IPAS securities
    January 17 2005

    Company: iPass, Inc. Ticker Symbol: NASD: IPAS Class Period: April 22, 2004 to June 30, 2004 Date Filed: Jan-14-05 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Mar-15-05 Court: Northern District, CA Allegations:...

  • Sony Corporation, Pioneer Corporation, Philips Electronics, the 3C DVD Patent Pool, and LG Electronics of South Korea
    Sony Corporation, Pioneer Corporation, Philips Electronics, the 3C DVD Patent Pool, and LG Electronics of South Korea
    January 11 2005

    An amended class action lawsuit has been filed against Sony Corporation, Pioneer Corporation, Philips Electronics, the 3C DVD Patent Pool, and LG Electronics of South Korea on behalf of purchasers of DVD players. The suit alleges price fixing...

  • Bank of America overtime
    Bank of America overtime
    January 11 2005

    Class action status has been granted to a lawsuit filed against the Bank of America on behalf of approximately 200 current and former Bank of America employees across the United States. The suit alleges that the defendant denied employees in the...