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.

  • JC Penney Credit Card Services Face Potential Class Action
    JC Penney Credit Card Services Face Potential Class Action
    July 22 2010

    Charleston, WV: A class action lawsuit has been filed by Esther Viola Abrams, against JC Penney Credit Services, General Electric Company, and NCO Financial Systems Inc, alleging that the defendants illegally substituted herself as the debtor on her...

  • DJSP Enterprises, Inc.  DJSP Securities Fraud
    DJSP Enterprises, Inc. DJSP Securities Fraud
    July 21 2010

    Company: DJSP Enterprises, Inc. Ticker Symbol: DJSP Class Period: Mar-16-10 to May-27-10 Date Filed: Jul-21-10 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Sep-19-10 Court: Southern District of Florida Allegations: Cincinnati, OH: A class action...

  • iPhone 4 Faces Class Action over Antenna Problems
    iPhone 4 Faces Class Action over Antenna Problems
    July 20 2010

    San Francisco, CA: A class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple Inc and AT&T seeking relief for consumers who purchased iPhone 4 cellular phones. Consumers have eagerly awaited the launch of the new iPhone 4, which sold 1.7 million in...

  • Spokeo Faces Class Action
    Spokeo Faces Class Action
    July 20 2010

    Los Angeles, CA: A class action lawsuit filed today takes Spokeo.com to task for allegedly publishing false and misleading personal information about millions of people without appropriate notice or consent. The lawsuit alleges that Spokeo...

  • Class Action Filed Against BP by Georgia Residents
    Class Action Filed Against BP by Georgia Residents
    July 15 2010

    Atlanta, GA: A lawsuit has been filed against BP, Transocean and other parties on behalf of Georgia residents affected by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The suit was filed on behalf of Georgia residents who own property in the areas...

  • Apple-AT&T-Class-Action-to-Go-Ahead
    Apple-AT&T-Class-Action-to-Go-Ahead
    July 13 2010

    San Francisco, CA: A federal judge has given the green light to a class action lawsuit against Apple and AT&T's mobile phone business, effectively merging several individual lawsuits brought against the two companies. The suits, filed by iPhone...

  • KFC Free Meal Coupon Lawsuit
    KFC Free Meal Coupon Lawsuit
    July 13 2010

    Chicago, IL: A judge in Chicago has ruled that four lawsuits filed against KFC and Yum Brands Inc can proceed, alleging a "plausible claim for common law fraud." The suits stemmed from the KFC Free Chicken and Sides promotion that took place in...

  • Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against 24 Hour Fitness
    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against 24 Hour Fitness
    July 13 2010

    Los Angeles, CA: A class action law suit has been filed on behalf of employees of 24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc. alleging discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin and gender. Plaintiffs claim that the giant chain of fitness gyms...

  • J&J Faces Lawsuit over Recalled Children's Cold Medicines
    J&J Faces Lawsuit over Recalled Children's Cold Medicines
    July 12 2010

    Washington, DC: A lawsuit seeking class action status was filed on July 8 in federal court in Chicago, against Johnson & Johnson, the largest health-products compnay in the world, alleging fraud and racketeering and demanding compensation for...

  • City National Faces Overdraft Fees Class Action
    City National Faces Overdraft Fees Class Action
    July 6 2010

    Charleston, WV: A resident of W. Virginia has filed a class action lawsuit against City National Bank of Charleston W. Virginia, alleging that he was assessed hundreds of dollars in overdraft fees on his checking account, fees which violate W...