Class Action Lawsuits

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.

  • Royal Oasis Resort breach of contract
    Royal Oasis Resort breach of contract
    July 25 2006

    A class action suit filed against the owner of Royal Oasis Resort in the Bahamas by resort timeshare owners allege breach of contract and breach of the implied duty of good faith and fair dealing. They claim to have had no communication with the...

  • Caremark Rx Inc. concealed revenue
    Caremark Rx Inc. concealed revenue
    July 25 2006

    A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court of Arizona seeking class action status alleges that Caremark Rx Inc. intentionally concealed revenue to avoid paying commissions and did not follow its contracts in paying consultants who brought business to...

  • State Of Massachusetts
    State Of Massachusetts
    July 25 2006

    A lawsuit has claimed that the State of Massachusetts is in noncompliance from a court order seven years ago. Nursing facilities in the State Of Massachusetts were ordered by the court to provide active treatment to all class members in nursing...

  • Garfield County, Denver Colorado
    Garfield County, Denver Colorado
    July 25 2006

    A class action lawsuit was filed by The American Civil Liberties Union in U.S. District Court in Denver claiming that The Garfield County Jail's use of restraint chairs, pepperball guns and electric shock belts to control unruly inmates is...

  • State of Oregon
    State of Oregon
    July 25 2006

    Approximately 1,900 retired government employees will be asked to repay an average of nearly $28,000 each because their pension board put too much money into benefit accounts in 1999. But a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Public...

  • Intermagnetics General Corp. breached fiduciary duties
    Intermagnetics General Corp. breached fiduciary duties
    July 25 2006

    A class action lawsuit filed against Intermagnetics General Corp. by its shareholders allege that the directors of Intermagnetics breached their fiduciary duties by failing to publicly announce an open bidding process or otherwise seek...

  • City of Philadelphia inmate overcrowding
    City of Philadelphia inmate overcrowding
    July 25 2006

    A class action suit filed in U.S. District Court alleges the city of Philadelphia is packing inmates into overcrowded jails in violation of the Constitution and conditions do not improve once inside the prison system. The suit claims that the city...

  • Florida Medical Examiners Commission and 15 district medical examiners
    Florida Medical Examiners Commission and 15 district medical examiners
    July 25 2006

    A class action lawsuit alleges that Florida medical examiners illegally charge a fee to approve a cremation or a burial at sea and that these fees are unauthorized and improper. The suit, on behalf of Margaret Watts of Watts Funeral Services Inc...

  • NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Nasdaq: NPSP Securities Fraud
    NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Nasdaq: NPSP Securities Fraud
    July 25 2006

    Company: NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ticker Symbol: Nasdaq: NPSP Class Period: August 10, 2005 to May 2, 2006 Date Filed: Jul-12-06 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Sep-11-06 Court: District, UT Allegations:...

  • Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc. Nasdaq:JOSB Securities Fraud
    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc. Nasdaq:JOSB Securities Fraud
    July 25 2006

    Company: Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc. Ticker Symbol: Nasdaq:JOSB Class Period: January 5, 2006 to June 7, 2006, Date Filed: Jul-25-06 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Sep-25-06 Court: District, MD Allegations:...