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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.

  • Iowa, USA Employee Racial Discrimination Class Action
    Iowa, USA Employee Racial Discrimination Class Action
    November 1 2007

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the state alleging racial discrimination in its hiring practices. The suit was filed in Polk County District Court and claims the state of Iowa engaged in racial discrimination and retaliation to deny...

  • Possible Koppers, Inc. and Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railroad Wood Treatment Toxins Class Action
    Possible Koppers, Inc. and Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railroad Wood Treatment Toxins Class Action
    November 1 2007

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the wood treatment company and railroad alleging air pollution has made residents sick. The lawsuit was filed in the US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in Pittsburgh on behalf...

  • Novartis AG NYSE: NVS Securities Fraud Class Action
    Novartis AG NYSE: NVS Securities Fraud Class Action
    October 31 2007

    Company: Novartis AG Ticker Symbol: NYSE: NVS Class Period: June 14, 2006 to July 17, 2007 Date Filed: Oct-31-07 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Dec-28-07 Court: District, NJ Allegations:...

  • Ericsson Misled Market Class Action
    Ericsson Misled Market Class Action
    October 31 2007

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the world's largest telecommunications equipment company for allegedly misleading the market after issuing a profit warning that wiped out a large share of its market value in one day. The lawsuit was...

  • Aerosmith Canceled Maui Concert Class Action
    Aerosmith Canceled Maui Concert Class Action
    October 29 2007

    Aerosmith fans filed a class action lawsuit against the rock band after it canceled a concert in Maui, HI for a bigger venue in Chicago, IL. Aerosmith canceled their sold out performance September 26, 2007 concert at Maui's War Memorial Stadium, but...

  • BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc. NYSE: BBX Securities Fraud Class Action
    BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc. NYSE: BBX Securities Fraud Class Action
    October 29 2007

    Company: BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc. Ticker Symbol: NYSE: BBX Class Period: November 9, 2005 to October 25, 2007 Date Filed: Oct-29-07 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Dec-28-07 Court: Southern District, FL Allegations:...

  • Systemax Inc. Rebate Fraud Class Action
    Systemax Inc. Rebate Fraud Class Action
    October 29 2007

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the computer products seller for allegedly scamming customers out of advertised rebates. The lawsuit was filed in Federal Court in Brooklyn, NY and claims Systemax and its TigerDirect and OnRebate...

  • McDonough, GA Building Impact Fees Class Action
    McDonough, GA Building Impact Fees Class Action
    October 29 2007

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the city for allegedly collecting illegal impact fees for new construction developments. The lawsuit was filed in Henry County Superior Court and claims the city of McDonough began charging individual...

  • WellCare Health Plans, Inc. NYSE: WCG Securities Fraud Class Action
    WellCare Health Plans, Inc. NYSE: WCG Securities Fraud Class Action
    October 26 2007

    Company: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Ticker Symbol: NYSE: WCG Class Period: May 8, 2006 to October 24, 2007 Date Filed: Oct-26-07 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Dec-26-07 Court: Middle District, FL Allegations:...

  • Aetna Inc. NYSE: AET Securities Fraud Class Action
    Aetna Inc. NYSE: AET Securities Fraud Class Action
    October 26 2007

    Company: Aetna Inc. Ticker Symbol: NYSE: AET Class Period: October 27, 2005 to April 27, 2006 Date Filed: Oct-25-07 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Dec-24-07 Court: Eastern District, PA Allegations:...

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