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.

  • 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...

  • Class Action Filed Over Zicam Cold Remedy
    Class Action Filed Over Zicam Cold Remedy
    July 2 2010

    Boston, MA: A Massachusetts man has filed a class action lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Boston, claiming injuries including loss of sense of smell and diminished sense of taste as a result of using Zicam Cold Remedy Gel. The plaintiff...

  • Diebold Inc DBD Securities Fraud
    Diebold Inc DBD Securities Fraud
    July 1 2010

    Company: Diebold Inc Ticker Symbol: DBD Class Period: Jun-30-05 to Jan-15-08 Date Filed: Jul-1-10 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Aug-30-10 Court: Northern District of Ohio Allegations: New York, NY: A class action complaint has been...

  • Chase Faces Class Action over Flood Insurance
    Chase Faces Class Action over Flood Insurance
    June 30 2010

    New York, NY: A class action lawsuit has been filed against Chase Home Finance, LLC and JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York, alleging that Chase deceptively required consumers to purchase and...

  • Wyeth, Inc WYE Securities Fraud
    Wyeth, Inc WYE Securities Fraud
    June 29 2010

    Company: Wyeth, Inc Ticker Symbol: WYE Class Period: May-21-07 to Jul-29-08 Date Filed: Jun-18-10 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Aug-17-10 Court: District of New Jersey Allegations: Roseland, NJ: A securities class action lawsuit...

  • Thor Industries, Inc THO Securities Fraud
    Thor Industries, Inc THO Securities Fraud
    June 28 2010

    Company: Thor Industries, Inc Ticker Symbol: THO Class Period: Nov-30-09 to Jun-10-10 Date Filed: Jun-28-10 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Aug-27-10 Court: Southern District of Ohio Allegations: Boca Raton, FL A class action has...

  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation  APC Securities Fraud
    Anadarko Petroleum Corporation APC Securities Fraud
    June 24 2010

    Company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Ticker Symbol: APC Class Period: Jun-12-09 to Jun-9-10 Date Filed: Jun-24-10 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Aug-23-10 Court: Southern District of New York Allegations: New Orleans, LA: A...

  • We Give to Get Faces Class Action
    We Give to Get Faces Class Action
    June 23 2010

    Chicago, IL: A class action lawsuit alleging deceptive business practices has been filed against We Give To Get, LLC. We Give To Get sells gift certificates to a variety of merchants and purportedly donates a specified minimum amount to charities of...