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.

  • Home Depot Unpaid Overtime
    Home Depot Unpaid Overtime
    August 23 2006

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the chain store on behalf of New Jersey employees alleging unpaid overtime. The lawsuit claims Home Depot's New Jersey store employees are illegally being denied overtime pay. The case alleges Home...

  • Zoran Corporation NASD: ZRAN Securities Fraud
    Zoran Corporation NASD: ZRAN Securities Fraud
    August 23 2006

    Company: Zoran Corporation Ticker Symbol: NASD: ZRAN Class Period: April 30, 1999 to May 1, 2006 Date Filed: Aug-23-06 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Oct-22-06 Court: Northern District, CA Allegations:...

  • American Medical Response Over Billing Patients
    American Medical Response Over Billing Patients
    August 22 2006

    Spokane, WA residents tried to file a class action lawsuit against the nation's largest ambulance company for allegedly over billing hundreds of patients and insurance companies. American Medical Response (AMR) tried to get the lawsuit dismissed...

  • Highline Terrace Apartments Asbestos Contamination
    Highline Terrace Apartments Asbestos Contamination
    August 22 2006

    More than 50 tenants from the Denver apartment complex have filed a class action lawsuit related to asbestos contamination. Residents were evacuated in June 2005 and have not been able to live in their homes ever since. The lawsuit was filed...

  • Tyco International Ltd. Employee
    Tyco International Ltd. Employee
    August 21 2006

    Class action status has been granted to people employed by Tyco alleging deception by the conglomerate's retirement savings plan. The class claims Tyco hid the true value of the company when offering its stock as an investment option in the plan...

  • Parlux Fragrances Inc. NASD: PARL Securities Fraud
    Parlux Fragrances Inc. NASD: PARL Securities Fraud
    August 17 2006

    Company: Parlux Fragrances Inc. Ticker Symbol: NASD: PARL Class Period: February 8, 2006 to August 10, 2006 Date Filed: Aug-17-06 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Oct-16-06 Court: Southern District, FL Allegations:...

  • Witness Systems, Inc. NASD: WITS Securities Fraud
    Witness Systems, Inc. NASD: WITS Securities Fraud
    August 15 2006

    Company: Witness Systems, Inc. Ticker Symbol: NASD: WITS Class Period: April 23, 2004 to August 11, 2006 Date Filed: Aug-15-06 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Oct-14-06 Court: Northern District, GA Allegations:...

  • Bank of Montreal RRSP Fees
    Bank of Montreal RRSP Fees
    August 14 2006

    A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of all investors in Registered Retirement Savings Accounts for allegedly charging undisclosed fees on foreign exchange transactions. The complaint challenges the bank's practice of charging foreign...

  • Broward Sheriff's Office Attorney Client Phone Recordings
    Broward Sheriff's Office Attorney Client Phone Recordings
    August 14 2006

    A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of inmates alleging the agency illegally recorded privileged attorney client conversations at the Broward county jail. The lawsuit claims the Sheriff's Office knowingly and illegally electronically...

  • Internal Revenue Service Phone Tax Refund
    Internal Revenue Service Phone Tax Refund
    August 14 2006

    A class action lawsuit has been filed challenging the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) plan to reimburse taxpayers for the past three years worth of long distance phone taxes. The lawsuit claims small businesses and low income taxpayers will be...

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