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.

  • The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. NYSE: EL Securities
    The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. NYSE: EL Securities
    March 30 2006

    Company: The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Ticker Symbol: NYSE: EL Class Period: April 28, 2005 to October 25, 2005 Date Filed: Mar-30-06 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Apr-28-06 Court: Southern District, NY Allegations:...

  • Tropical Zone Group Latin Music Cover CD
    Tropical Zone Group Latin Music Cover CD
    March 28 2006

    Latin music superstars Willy Chirino and Lissette Alvarez filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all Latino musicians against Tropical Zone Group, a Miami karaoke-recording company, claiming the company sold approximately 300 cover CDs with their...

  • Serono SA Serostim
    Serono SA Serostim
    March 28 2006

    A class action suit has been filed against Serono SA, manufacturer of biotechnology products, on behalf of health insurer Government Employees Hospital Association, Inc. The lawsuit claims that Serostim, a human growth hormone given to AIDS patients...

  • La Esperanza Markets Employee Unpaid Overtime
    La Esperanza Markets Employee Unpaid Overtime
    March 28 2006

    The chain of grocery stores servicing mainly Latino customers, allegedly denied overtime to several former and current employees. The class action lawsuit also claims the store owners seldom allowed its workers 10 minute rest breaks and 30 minute...

  • Hyundai Motor America Tiburon Defective Clutch
    Hyundai Motor America Tiburon Defective Clutch
    March 28 2006

    A class action lawsuit filed on behalf of consumers who purchased or leased a 2003 GT Coupe Hyundai Tiburon with a 2.7 liter engine claims that the motor company sold the vehicle with defective clutch components. The manufacturer also marketed its...

  • Merge Technologies, Inc. NASD: MRGE Securities
    Merge Technologies, Inc. NASD: MRGE Securities
    March 22 2006

    Company: Merge Technologies, Inc. Ticker Symbol: NASD: MRGE Class Period: August 2, 2005 to March 16, 2006 Date Filed: Mar-22-06 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: May-22-06 Court: Eastern District, WI Milwaukee Division...

  • PainCare Holdings, Inc. AMEX: PRZ Securities
    PainCare Holdings, Inc. AMEX: PRZ Securities
    March 21 2006

    Company: PainCare Holdings, Inc. Ticker Symbol: AMEX: PRZ Class Period: August 27, 2002, to March 15, 2006 Date Filed: Mar-20-06 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: May-19-06 Court: Middle District, FL Allegations:...

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association Athlete Expenses
    National Collegiate Athletic Association Athlete Expenses
    March 21 2006

    A class action suit filed by the Collegiate Athletic Coalition (CAC), with the help of the United Steel Workers, is seeking to get money from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to pay for expenses such as travel and food. The suit...

  • Exxon Mobil Corp. Jacksonville Gas Leak
    Exxon Mobil Corp. Jacksonville Gas Leak
    March 21 2006

    A class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of Jacksonville-area residents, claiming that Exxon Mobil Corp. and a service station operator were responsible for 25,000 gallons of gasoline that leaked from an Exxon station, possibly contaminating the...

  • Drive Financial Services Debt Collection
    Drive Financial Services Debt Collection
    March 21 2006

    The class action lawsuit states that Drive Financial Services, while attempting to collect debts, sent its customers a letter when they were late in payments. The letter, which was sent to approximately 2,500 Texans, pretended to be written by an...

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