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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.

  • Sequenom, Inc SQNM Securities Fraud
    Sequenom, Inc SQNM Securities Fraud
    May 1 2009

    Company: Sequenom, Inc Ticker Symbol: SQNM Class Period: Jun-4-08 to Apr-29-09 Date Filed: May-1-09 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Jun-30-09 Court: Southern District of California Allegations: A class action has been commenced in the...

  • Park West Gallery Faces Class Action for Racketeering and Fraud
    Park West Gallery Faces Class Action for Racketeering and Fraud
    April 30 2009

    A class action lawsuit was filed today against Park West Gallery, Inc., PWG Florida, Inc., Vista Fine Art, LLC d/b/a Park West at Sea, and Albert Scaglione (Docket No. 09-cv-11392). Park West Gallery, Inc. is located and headquartered in Southfield...

  • Viking Industries Faces Defective Windows Class Action
    Viking Industries Faces Defective Windows Class Action
    April 30 2009

    A class action lawsuit against window manufacturer Viking Industries, a Pella Corporation subsidiary, was certified April 10, 2009 in California. Pella bought Viking in 1998. The lawsuit alleges that windows manufactured by Viking Industries...

  • Employees File Class Action Against Infineon Technologies Subsidiaries
    Employees File Class Action Against Infineon Technologies Subsidiaries
    April 29 2009

    On Friday April 24, 2009, a multi-count class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, on behalf of over 2,000 employees who were laid off by subsidiaries of the Defendants, Infineon Technologies AG...

  • Oppenheimer Pennsylvania Municipal Fund  OPATX Securities Fraud
    Oppenheimer Pennsylvania Municipal Fund OPATX Securities Fraud
    April 29 2009

    Company: Oppenheimer Pennsylvania Municipal Fund Ticker Symbol: OPATX Class Period: Nov-28-05 to Nov-28-08 Date Filed: Apr-29-09 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Jun-28-09 Court: Western District of Pennsylvania Allegations: A class...

  • Mercedes Benz Class Action
    Mercedes Benz Class Action
    April 28 2009

    A class action lawsuit has been certified against Mercedes-Benz, alleging that the luxury automaker knowingly sold vehicles equipped with a soon-to-be obsolete analog emergency response system. (ERS). Specifically, the complaint alleges that...

  • Ford Faces Reinstated Class Action Over Accelerator Pedals
    Ford Faces Reinstated Class Action Over Accelerator Pedals
    April 28 2009

    A national class action lawsuit against Ford Motor Company, originally filed in 2004, and reversed in 2007, was reinstated earlier this week, by the Oklahoma Supreme Court. The suit alleges that the accelerator pedals in certain models of Ford...

  • Environmental Class Action to Proceed Against Chrysler, Behr
    Environmental Class Action to Proceed Against Chrysler, Behr
    April 28 2009

    A class action environmental lawsuit filed by Ohio residents who live near a former Chrysler Motors plant in Dayton should proceed with their suit, despite a pending investigation into the site by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a...

  • Starbucks Facing Overtime Class Action in Florida
    Starbucks Facing Overtime Class Action in Florida
    April 27 2009

    A lawsuit filed by a Starbucks manager in Florida, alleging unpaid overtime, was granted conditional class-action status on April 27th. The suit alleges that Starbucks has violated federal law by not paying overtime, and seeks to represent...

  • Oppenheimer New Jersey Municipal Fund ONJAX, ONJBX, ONJCX Securities Fraud
    Oppenheimer New Jersey Municipal Fund ONJAX, ONJBX, ONJCX Securities Fraud
    April 24 2009

    Company: Oppenheimer New Jersey Municipal Fund Ticker Symbol: ONJAX, ONJBX, ONJCX Class Period: Apr-24-06 to Oct-21-08 Date Filed: Apr-24-09 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Jun-23-09 Court: District of New Jersey Allegations: A class...

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