Class Action Investigations

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.

  • Zecuity Transdermal Patch Lawsuit News & Legal Information
    Zecuity Transdermal Patch Lawsuit News & Legal Information
    June 2 2016

    Washington, DC: UPDATED 06/13/2016: Zecuity manufacturer Teva Pharmaceuticals has decided to temporarily suspend sales, marketing, and distribution to investigate the cause of burns and scars associated with the Zecuity patch. The US Food and...

  • Theranos Blood Tests Defective
    Theranos Blood Tests Defective
    June 1 2016

    Santa Clara, CA: Theranos, a company that developed a blood-test publicly available across the US, is facing legal action alleging consumer fraud in that it is endangering customer health through "massive failures" that misrepresented the accuracy...

  • Health Canada Wants Boxed Warning on Essure Contraceptive Coil
    Health Canada Wants Boxed Warning on Essure Contraceptive Coil
    June 1 2016

    Ottawa, Canada: Health Canada has issued information stating that complications have been reported with the use of ESSURE (permanent birth control system). These include changes in menstrual bleeding, unintended pregnancy, chronic pain...

  • 3M Lava Ultimate Dental Crowns Defective
    3M Lava Ultimate Dental Crowns Defective
    May 23 2016

    Santa Clara, CA: Claims are being made that a dental crown product made by 3M, is defective. According to lawsuits filed by several dentists against the manufacturer, 3M marketed and sold hundreds of thousands of defective dental crowns to...

  • FDA Advises Restricting Fluoroquinolone Use Due to Serious Side Effects
    FDA Advises Restricting Fluoroquinolone Use Due to Serious Side Effects
    May 13 2016

    Washington, DC: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has issued an advisory warning that the serious side effects associated with fluoroquinolone antibacterial drugs generally outweigh the benefits for patients with sinusitis, bronchitis...

  • FDA Warns of New Impulse Control Problems Linked to Abilify Use
    FDA Warns of New Impulse Control Problems Linked to Abilify Use
    May 4 2016

    Washington, DC: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that compulsive or uncontrollable urges to gamble, binge eat, shop, and have sex have been reported with the use of the antipsychotic drug aripiprazole (Abilify, Abilify...

  • Facebook Spam Texts Sent to Recylced Cell Phones
    Facebook Spam Texts Sent to Recylced Cell Phones
    May 2 2016

    Santa Clara, CA: Facebook Inc, is facing allegations that it sends spam text messages to people who are assigned recycled cellphone numbers of former Facebook users, in violation of the Telephone Consumer protection Act (TCPA). The allegations...

  • Death and Injury Prompt Recall of 133,000 Polaris RZR Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles
    Death and Injury Prompt Recall of 133,000 Polaris RZR Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles
    April 20 2016

    Washington, DC: The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in cooperation with Polaris Industries Inc, of Medina, Minn, is announcing a recall for about defective 133,000 Polaris Model Year 2013-2016 RZR 900 and RZR 1000 recreational off...

  • Brake Flaw Prompts Recall of 2011-2016 Volkswagen Touareg, Porsche Cayenne
    Brake Flaw Prompts Recall of 2011-2016 Volkswagen Touareg, Porsche Cayenne
    March 28 2016

    Santa Clara, CA: 135,000 2011-2016 models of the VW Touareg and the Porsche Cayenne are being recalled because some of the vehicles may have defective brakes that may dramatically affect drivers' ability to slow their vehicles, the National...

  • Best Buy Price Match Allegedly Not Being Honored
    Best Buy Price Match Allegedly Not Being Honored
    March 17 2016

    Is it a case of what's old is new again? According to a recent Best Buy customer complaint, customer specialists and store managers may not be honoring the Best Buy Price Match Guarantee. Back in 2009, Best Buy faced a consumer fraud class action...