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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.

  • Guidant Defective Pacemaker Class Action
    Guidant Defective Pacemaker Class Action
    May 15 2009

    Possibly the largest national medical device class action in Canadian history was certified on May 08 against Guidant Corp., a maker of pacemakers and defibrillators, now owned by US-based Boston Scientific. The suit alleges that Guidant was...

  • Costco Faces $50 Million Overtime Class Action
    Costco Faces $50 Million Overtime Class Action
    May 15 2009

    Costco- the largest wholesale club operator in the US, is facing a $50 million class action lawsuit in California, where it has some 100 stores. The plaintiffs in the suit claim that Costco denies its California employees compensation and...

  • Popular, Inc. BPOP Securities Fraud
    Popular, Inc. BPOP Securities Fraud
    May 14 2009

    Company: Popular, Inc. Ticker Symbol: BPOP Class Period: Jan-23-08 to Jan-22-09 Date Filed: May-14-09 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Jul-13-09 Court: United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico Allegations: A class...

  • Morgan Stanley Capital  MS Securities Fraud
    Morgan Stanley Capital MS Securities Fraud
    May 13 2009

    Company: Morgan Stanley Capital Ticker Symbol: MS Class Period: Dec-23-05 to Nov-23-07 Date Filed: May-12-09 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Jul-11-09 Court: Southern District of New York Allegations: A class action lawsuit has been filed...

  • Idearc IDARQ) Securities Fraud
    Idearc IDARQ) Securities Fraud
    May 13 2009

    Company: Idearc Ticker Symbol: IDARQ) Class Period: Aug-10-07 to Mar-31-09 Date Filed: May-12-09 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Jul-11-09 Court: Southern District of Texas Allegations: A securities class action lawsuit has been filed on...

  • Massachusetts Turnpike Class Action
    Massachusetts Turnpike Class Action
    May 12 2009

    Jan R. Schlichtmann, the attorney made famous in the 1998 film "A Civil Action", has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of 3 drivers who claim they have been paying tolls on Massachusetts state highways illegally. The tolls are allegedly illegal...

  • Bidz.com  BIDZ Securities Fraud
    Bidz.com BIDZ Securities Fraud
    May 7 2009

    Company: Bidz.com Ticker Symbol: BIDZ Class Period: Aug-13-07 to Nov-26-07 Date Filed: May-7-09 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Jul-6-09 Court: Central District of California Allegations: A class action lawsuit has been filed in the...

  • Genius Products, Inc  OTC:GNPI ; OTC:GNPR Securities Fraud
    Genius Products, Inc OTC:GNPI ; OTC:GNPR Securities Fraud
    May 7 2009

    Company: Genius Products, Inc Ticker Symbol: OTC:GNPI ; OTC:GNPR Class Period: Dec-31-08 to Apr-3-09 Date Filed: Apr-27-09 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Jun-26-09 Court: State of California in Los Angeles Allegations: An investor in...

  • Hydroxycut Manufactures Face Canadian Class Action Suit
    Hydroxycut Manufactures Face Canadian Class Action Suit
    May 6 2009

    Click here to visit the main Hydroxycut page A class action lawsuit has been filed in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice against Iovate Health Sciences Inc. and MuscleTech Research and Development Inc., the manufacturers and distributors of...

  • 3M Faces Discrimination Class Action
    3M Faces Discrimination Class Action
    May 5 2009

    Current and former employees of 3M have filed a class action suit against the company alleging age discrimination in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). The complaint, filed in California federal court, alleges that 3M...

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