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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.

  • Permax Gambling Addiction Class Action Certified in Canada
    Permax Gambling Addiction Class Action Certified in Canada
    February 17 2010

    Toronto, ON: A Canadian judge has certified a class action lawsuit brought by Canadians with Parkinson's disease (PD) who were treated with the medication Permax made by Eli Lilly. The lawsuit contends that patients taking Permax developed...

  • Direxion Energy Bear 3X Shares Fund ERY Securities Fraud
    Direxion Energy Bear 3X Shares Fund ERY Securities Fraud
    February 17 2010

    Company: Direxion Energy Bear 3X Shares Fund Ticker Symbol: ERY Class Period: Nov-5-08 to Apr-9-09 Date Filed: Feb-17-10 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Apr-18-10 Court: Southern District of New York Allegations: A class action lawsuit...

  • Pratt & Whitney Face Potential Class Action over Cancer Cluster in Florida
    Pratt & Whitney Face Potential Class Action over Cancer Cluster in Florida
    February 11 2010

    West Palm Beach, FL: Several families living in West Palm Beach have filed a potential class action lawsuit against Pratt & Whitney, alleging that pollutants from the company's plant in West Palm Beach have contaminated the Acreage area as well as...

  • BMO NBI Faces Overtime Class Action
    BMO NBI Faces Overtime Class Action
    February 10 2010

    Toronto, ON: A class action lawsuit has been filed in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice against BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc, alleging that BMO NBI has wrongfully misclassified certain of its employees as exempt from Overtime Pay resulting in...

  • Sterling Financial Corporation  STSA Securities Fraud
    Sterling Financial Corporation STSA Securities Fraud
    February 10 2010

    Company: Sterling Financial Corporation Ticker Symbol: STSA Class Period: Jul-23-08 to Jan-13-09 Date Filed: Feb-10-10 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Apr-11-10 Court: Eastern District of Washington Allegations: Class action lawsuits have...

  • UPS Faces Federal RICO Class Action
    UPS Faces Federal RICO Class Action
    February 9 2010

    Denver, CO: United Parcel Service (UPI) is facing a federal RICO class action based on allegations that the courier company has charged customers a premium to ship packages by air, when in fact it ships the packages by truck, and that this practice...

  • FreeCreditReport.com Faces Class Action over  Hidden Enrollement Fees
    FreeCreditReport.com Faces Class Action over Hidden Enrollement Fees
    February 8 2010

    New York, NY: A class action lawsuit against Experian, doing business as FreeCreditReport.com, has been filed alleging that FreeCreditReport.com fraudulently advertises that it offers "free" credit reports. In reality, it signs up all consumers for...

  • Dell Faces Class Action Over Defective Inspiron Notebooks
    Dell Faces Class Action Over Defective Inspiron Notebooks
    February 8 2010

    San Francisco, CA: A class action lawsuit against Dell, Inc, filed originally in October 2006 and dismissed in 2008, was reinstated on February 5 by the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit. The lawsuit alleges misconduct in connection...

  • Strip Clubs Face Class Action Over Employee Classification
    Strip Clubs Face Class Action Over Employee Classification
    February 5 2010

    Springfield, MA: Several exotic dancers, two bartenders and two disc jockeys who worked for Mardi Gras Entertainment Inc, have filed a class action lawsuit against the company and three of its corporate officers, alleging that they were denied...

  • Nokia Corporation  NOK Securities Fraud
    Nokia Corporation NOK Securities Fraud
    February 5 2010

    Company: Nokia Corporation Ticker Symbol: NOK Class Period: Jan-24-08 to Sep-5-08 Date Filed: Feb-5-10 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Apr-6-10 Court: Southern District of New York Allegations: A class action has been commenced on behalf...

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