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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.

  • GEICO overtime
    GEICO overtime
    July 29 2003

    Conditional certification as a class action has been granted to a lawsuit filed against GEICO on behalf of call center employees who are seeking compensation for unpaid overtime. Under the ruling, eligible class members include all current and...

  • Indiana tax shelter
    Indiana tax shelter
    July 29 2003

    Class action certification is being sought in a lawsuit filed against Dallas law firm Jenkens and Gilchrist, accountants Ernst & Young, law firm Sidley Austin Brown and Wood LLP, Deutsche Bank AG and a U.S. arm, Deutsche Bank Alex.Brown on behalf...

  • *Home Depot Inc.
    *Home Depot Inc.
    July 29 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Home Depot Inc. on behalf of Texans who have purchased CCA-treated wood from the home improvement retailer. The suit claims that the company breached warranties and violated the state's Deceptive Trade...

  • University of California
    University of California
    July 29 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been filed by eight University of California students against the University claiming a breach of contract. The suit claims that by failing to give sufficient notice of fee increases for students enrolled in spring and...

  • Korey Stringer
    Korey Stringer
    July 29 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the National Football League; NFL Properties, the NFL's equipment-licensing arm; Ridell, manufacturer of helmets and shoulder pads used by NFL teams; and Dr. John Lombardo, a Columbus physician who has...

  • Tripos, Inc. NASD: TRPS securities
    Tripos, Inc. NASD: TRPS securities
    July 24 2003

    Company: Tripos, Inc. Ticker Symbol: NASD: TRPS Class Period: January 9, 2002 TO July 1, 2002 Court: Eastern District, MO Date Filed: Jul-24-03 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Sep-22-03 Allegations: A class action...

  • Register your Case
    Register your Case
    July 23 2003

    Company: RSL Communications, Ltd. Ticker Symbol: OTC: RSLCF Class Period: July 1, 1999 to September 30, 2000 Court: Southern District, NY Date Filed: Jul-23-03 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Aug-22-03 Allegations: A...

  • Crompton Corporation NYSE: CK securities
    Crompton Corporation NYSE: CK securities
    July 22 2003

    Company: Crompton Corporation Ticker Symbol: NYSE: CK Class Period: October 26, 1998 and October 8, 2002 Court: Northern District, CA Date Filed: Jul-18-03 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Sep-16-03 Allegations: A...

  • DoubleClick Inc.
    DoubleClick Inc.
    July 22 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against DoubleClick Inc., alleging that the company deceptively and fraudulently commandeered millions of Internet users to the commercial websites of DoubleClick's customers through the dissemination of tens...

  • Noranda Inc.
    Noranda Inc.
    July 22 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been certified against Noranda Inc. in regards to a dispute over the company's pension plan. The suit was filed on behalf of 950 non-union Noranda retirees and older staff members who allege that an employee's pension...

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