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Class Action Investigations

Consumer complaints under attorney investigation; no lawsuits filed yet. When certain consumer complaints affect a larger number of individuals, an attorney may begin a class action investigation. The number of people affected in order to begin an investigation can and will vary depending on the nature of the product in question and the complaint involved. For example, a serious auto defect can lead to a loss of many lives and prompt a class action investigation based on a small number of complaints; a mislabeled food product might be recalled but not result in actual injury to anyone and, therefore, not prompt a class action investigation. If an attorney determines there is cause for legal action, a class action investigation can lead to a class action lawsuit being filed.

  • Herceptin Heart Disease
    Herceptin Heart Disease
    September 2 2005

    Herceptin (trastuzumab), a drug used for breast cancer patients, may significantly increase the risk of heart problems, specifically cardiotoxicity, according to a study through the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project. The...

  • Medigap Claim
    Medigap Claim
    September 1 2005

    Consumers with Medicare or Medigap Supplemental Insurance denied nursing care/hospice care benefits Medicare Supplemental Insurance or Medicare Advantage policyholders who purchased policies prior to 1992 and have been wrongly denied...

  • Bad Faith Insurance for Cancer Patients
    Bad Faith Insurance for Cancer Patients
    August 15 2005

    "Supplemental insurance policyholders who have received benefits under an American Public Life Policy or an American Family Life Policy within the last 5 years may be entitled to additional compensation." A law firm is investigating the...

  • Wells Fargo No Broker
    Wells Fargo No Broker
    August 14 2005

    Allegations of Kickbacks paid by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage to Title Insurers in California A law firm is investigating allegations by consumers and the state of California Department of Insurance that Wells Fargo Home Mortgage may have paid...

  • CompUSA not Honoring Rebates
    CompUSA not Honoring Rebates
    August 14 2005

    Allegations of CompUSA Failing to Honor Advertised Rebates in California The Issue A trend has been discerned where Californian consumers are making numerous allegations that CompUSA consistently fails to pay rebates as promised in their...

  • Hotels.com
    Hotels.com
    August 12 2005

    Plaintiff Thomas Mundy, on his own behalf and on behalf of a class of similarly situated persons, files this Class Action Complaint for violations of Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. ยง 12181 et seq. ("ADA"). I...

  • Betaseron
    Betaseron
    August 10 2005

    Betaseron (interferon beta-1b) is a medication approved by the FDA for the treatment of relapsing forms of Multiple Sclerosis, as a therapy to reduce the frequency of symptomatic exacerbations. Berlex, Inc., the manufacturer of the...

  • Clozaril
    Clozaril
    August 10 2005

    Clozaril (clozapine) and Zyprexa (olanzapine) use has been linked to diabetes, hyperglycemia and pancreatitis. Both medications are atypical antipsychotic medications used primarily to treat schizophrenia. The findings, based on medical...

  • Cytotec
    Cytotec
    August 10 2005

    Cytotec (misoprostol) a medication approved by the FDA for the treatment of ulcers, has also been utilized for a variety of off-label uses including inducing labor. The drug has been linked to the following side effects: infantile jaundice, fetal...

  • Beaufort County School District Toxic Mold
    Beaufort County School District Toxic Mold
    August 9 2005

    The parents of a boy who developed respiratory problems while attending Hilton Head Elementary and Hilton Head Middle school have filed a lawsuit against the district and are seeking class action status. The lawsuit claims substantial design and...

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