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.

  • Newpark Resources, Inc. NYSE: NR Securities Fraud
    Newpark Resources, Inc. NYSE: NR Securities Fraud
    April 24 2006

    Company: Newpark Resources, Inc. Ticker Symbol: NYSE: NR Class Period: February 28, 2005 to April 16, 2006 Date Filed: Apr-21-06 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Jun-20-06 Court: Eastern District, LA Allegations:...

  • Bausch & Lomb, Inc. ERISA Lawsuit
    Bausch & Lomb, Inc. ERISA Lawsuit
    April 24 2006

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the company for potential violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. The investigation focuses on investments in BOL stock by the Bausch & Lomb 401k Account Plan. The lawsuit...

  • State of Arizona Education Funding
    State of Arizona Education Funding
    April 24 2006

    The lawsuit claims the state of Arizona denies some high school students graduation diplomas due to its inadequate and arbitrary educational funding system. Without sufficient funding, many high school students are not given the services and...

  • Comverse Technology, Inc. NASD: CMVT Securities Fraud
    Comverse Technology, Inc. NASD: CMVT Securities Fraud
    April 21 2006

    Company: Comverse Technology, Inc. Ticker Symbol: NASD: CMVT Class Period: April 30, 2001 to April 16, 2006 Date Filed: Apr-20-06 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Jun-19-06 Court: Eastern District, NY Allegations:...

  • Toshiba of Canada Limited Defective Satellite Pro
    Toshiba of Canada Limited Defective Satellite Pro
    April 19 2006

    A Canadian national class action has been filed alleging defects in Satellite Pro 6100 Computers. The suit was filed on behalf of Canadians who own Toshiba Satellite Pro 6100 Notebook Computers. It claims Toshiba was negligent in the design of the...

  • Super Steel Employee Racial Discrimination
    Super Steel Employee Racial Discrimination
    April 18 2006

    A class action lawsuit claims Super Steel, in Schenectady, NY discriminated and harassed former African American employees. It alleges a climate of racial discrimination and hostility permeates the Super Steel workplace and hate crimes have been an...

  • College Board SAT Scoring Errors
    College Board SAT Scoring Errors
    April 18 2006

    The Minnesota College Board announced that it gave thousands of students incorrect scores on their SAT tests. The Board disclosed that many of the students received scores that were too low and some scores that were too high. As well, the College...

  • WellPoint / Blue Cross Bad Faith Insurance Claims
    WellPoint / Blue Cross Bad Faith Insurance Claims
    April 18 2006

    WellPoint, the largest health benefits company in the US, is alleged to have systematically and illegally released policyholders with costly medical care. The suit claims that Blue Cross looks for mistakes or omissions in approved health...

  • Charlottesville Police Department Racial DNA Testing
    Charlottesville Police Department Racial DNA Testing
    April 18 2006

    A federal class action lawsuit alleges two violations of constitutional rights when the Charlottesville Police Department asked local African American men to submit to DNA testing when they hunted for a serial rapist. The lawsuit claims that the...

  • ExxonMobil, Chevron and BP Oil Spill Clean Up Delay
    ExxonMobil, Chevron and BP Oil Spill Clean Up Delay
    April 18 2006

    A $58 billion class action lawsuit claims the three major oil companies are responsible for a huge oil spill on the Brooklyn-Queens line and have stalled in their government directed cleanup that began in 1990. The suit claims that the lives and...

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