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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.

  • Class Action Launched in Juvenille Detention Conspiracy
    Class Action Launched in Juvenille Detention Conspiracy
    February 13 2009

    Families and loved ones of juveniles who suffered civil rights violations may have their day in court. A class action lawsuit has been filed against Judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr, Senior Judge Michael T. Conahan alleging that the 2 men, and other...

  • Merrill Lynch and Bank of America CEOs Sued in Class Action
    Merrill Lynch and Bank of America CEOs Sued in Class Action
    February 12 2009

    A class action lawsuit has been just been filed alleging that former Merrill Lynch executive John Thain and Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis worked in conjunction to mislead investors and rewarded their bank executives with $4 billion in bonuses prior...

  • Additional $250 Million Canadian Ticketmaster Class Action Filed
    Additional $250 Million Canadian Ticketmaster Class Action Filed
    February 12 2009

    An additional $250 million class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of all persons in Canada who purchased tickets from Ticketmaster for an event anywhere in Canada (other than Ontario) and were charged a convenience fee, or additional service...

  • Oppenheimer California Municipal Fund  OPCAX Securities Fraud
    Oppenheimer California Municipal Fund OPCAX Securities Fraud
    February 12 2009

    Company: Oppenheimer California Municipal Fund Ticker Symbol: OPCAX Class Period: Sep-27-06 to Nov-28-08 Date Filed: Feb-12-09 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Apr-13-09 Court: Northern District of California Allegations: A class action...

  • Class Action Launched Against DHL
    Class Action Launched Against DHL
    February 11 2009

    DHL, the international parcel shipping company, is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that it overbilled thousands of US customers around the country, possibly by tens of millions of dollars. In January 2009 DHL, a German owned company...

  • Venetian Resort Faces Overtime Class Action
    Venetian Resort Faces Overtime Class Action
    February 10 2009

    A class action lawsuit has been brought against the Las Vegas Venetian Resort, by a former banquet server, alleging that the resort did not pay overtime wages that were due. In July 2005, the state of Nevada implemented a new overtime law, which...

  • Royal Bank of Scotland RBS Securities Fraud
    Royal Bank of Scotland RBS Securities Fraud
    February 10 2009

    Company: Royal Bank of Scotland Ticker Symbol: RBS Class Period: Jun-26-07 to Jan-19-09 Date Filed: Feb-9-09 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Apr-10-09 Court: Southern District of New York Allegations: A class action lawsuit has been filed...

  • Colonial BancGroup, Inc CNB Securities Fraud
    Colonial BancGroup, Inc CNB Securities Fraud
    February 10 2009

    Company: Colonial BancGroup, Inc Ticker Symbol: CNB Class Period: Dec-2-08 to Jan-27-09 Date Filed: Feb-9-09 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Apr-10-09 Court: Middle District of Alabama Allegations: A class action lawsuit has been filed...

  • Ralphs Faces Class Action Over Disabilities Discrimination
    Ralphs Faces Class Action Over Disabilities Discrimination
    February 9 2009

    A California-wide class action lawsuit has been certified, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act and California State discrimination laws, against Ralphs Groceries of California. The case is Sung Park, et al. v. Ralphs Grocery Company...

  • $500 Million Class Action Launched Against Ticketmaster Canada
    $500 Million Class Action Launched Against Ticketmaster Canada
    February 9 2009

    A $500 Million Class Action was commenced today against TICKETMASTER ENTERTAINMENT, INC., TICKETMASTER CANADA LTD., TNOW ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, INC., and PREMIUM INVENTORY, INC. (the "Defendants"), claiming the Defendants conspired to divert tickets...

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