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.

  • East Coast Express Eviction et al. Minimum Wage Laws
    East Coast Express Eviction et al. Minimum Wage Laws
    September 11 2006

    District - A federal class action lawsuit has been filed against East Coast Express Eviction, All American Eviction Company, A-1 Eviction Services, A&A Cardinal Eviction Services, Big Time Movers, and Butch Enterprises. The lawsuit claims the six...

  • Aspen Technology Inc. NASD: AZPN Securities Fraud
    Aspen Technology Inc. NASD: AZPN Securities Fraud
    September 9 2006

    Company: Aspen Technology Inc. Ticker Symbol: NASD: AZPN Class Period: February 6, 2006 to September 6, 2006 Date Filed: Sep-08-06 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Nov-07-06 Court: District, MA Allegations:...

  • Affiliated Computer Services Inc. Stock Options
    Affiliated Computer Services Inc. Stock Options
    September 9 2006

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Affiliated Computer Services Inc. Charges against the computer services firm are related to its stock option practices. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Texas and...

  • Smith Barney Stockbroker Overtime
    Smith Barney Stockbroker Overtime
    September 8 2006

    A class action lawsuit has been filed in US District Court alleging that Citigroup Smith Barney failed to pay overtime to stockbrokers in violation of state and federal wage laws. Overtime pay is required by the US Fair Labor Standards Act and...

  • AEGON USA, Inc. NYSE: AEG Securities Fraud
    AEGON USA, Inc. NYSE: AEG Securities Fraud
    September 8 2006

    Company: AEGON USA, Inc. Ticker Symbol: NYSE: AEG Class Period: October 1, 1998 to October 1, 2001 Date Filed: Sep-07-06 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Nov-06-06 Court: Northern District, CA Allegations:...

  • Speedway, IN Apartment Search
    Speedway, IN Apartment Search
    September 7 2006

    Speedway - A new law regulating apartment complexes was passed in June, 2006 and is scheduled to go into effect on September 10, 2006. It allows the town to inspect properties in an attempt to combat crime and requires landlords to buy an annual...

  • New Jersey District Schools
    New Jersey District Schools
    September 5 2006

    The parents of children attending low performing public schools in New Jersey have filed a class action lawsuit against school districts statewide and the state education commissioner, Lucille Davy. The class action lawsuit represents 60,000...

  • Foot Locker Inc. ERISA Violations
    Foot Locker Inc. ERISA Violations
    September 5 2006

    A purported class action lawsuit has been filed against the athletic shoes and clothing retailer claiming its pension plan violates the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act, or ERISA. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court in...

  • City of Cincinnati, OH Police Excessive Force
    City of Cincinnati, OH Police Excessive Force
    September 5 2006

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the city claiming the Cincinnati police department uses excessive arresting force. The lawsuit was filed in US District Court and is seeking to include others that have been shocked by stun-guns in...

  • Repsol YPF Investor
    Repsol YPF Investor
    September 4 2006

    Shareholders in the US have filed a class action lawsuit against the Spanish oil group for allegedly misleading regulators and investors over the level of its oil and gas reserves. The class action complaint was filed in a New York district court...

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