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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.

  • United Parcel Service Class Action alleging discrimination against hearing-impaired employees..
    United Parcel Service Class Action alleging discrimination against hearing-impaired employees..
    April 15 2003

    United Parcel Service The class action lawsuit trial has begun against United Parcel Service Inc. The suit was filed on behalf of approximately 900 former and current hearing-impaired employees who claim that the company discriminated against...

  • Washington Mutual, Inc.
    Washington Mutual, Inc.
    April 8 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Washington Mutual, Inc., which is the largest residential mortgage provider in the United States. The suit claims that the company has overcharged its customers tens of millions of dollars in...

  • Immigration Canada
    Immigration Canada
    April 8 2003

    A $400 million dollar class action lawsuit has been filed against the Canadian federal government on behalf of tens of thousands of potential immigrants. The suit alleges that when the Immigration Department changed the criteria for immigration...

  • British Columbia College Pension Board
    British Columbia College Pension Board
    April 8 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the British Columbia College Pension Fund on behalf of several thousand members of the Fund. The suit is charging the trustees of the Pension Board with inappropriately distributing a $120 million...

  • Traders General Insurance Company, Kingsway General Insurance Company and CIBC General Insurance Company/Certas Direct Insurance Company
    Traders General Insurance Company, Kingsway General Insurance Company and CIBC General Insurance Company/Certas Direct Insurance Company
    April 8 2003

    Three class action lawsuits have been filed against insurance companies Traders General Insurance Company, Kingsway General Insurance Company and CIBC General Insurance Company/Certas Direct Insurance Company. The plaintiffs in the suits include...

  • City of San Diego sexual discrimination
    City of San Diego sexual discrimination
    April 1 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the city of San Diego in regards to sexual discrimination within the city's lifeguard services. The suit, which was filed by two female lifeguards, charges that female lifeguards have regularly been...

  • Body Solutions possible
    Body Solutions possible
    April 1 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been launched against Body Solutions Evening Weight Loss Formula. The plaintiffs allege that the company claimed that customers could achieve easy weight loss during sleep, only to find out that they would require other...

  • Ricart
    Ricart
    April 1 2003

    You must be a resident of OH to participate in this lawsuit. Class action status has been granted to a two year old lawsuit filed against Ricart automotive, claiming that the company charged excessive interest on products it sold to poor people...

  • Business Development Bank of Canada
    Business Development Bank of Canada
    March 24 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) on behalf of the Pension Plan for Employees of the BDC. The suit is charging breach of fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment, and breach of contract in their...

  • North American Indemnity
    North American Indemnity
    March 24 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been certified against Belgian health benefits firm North American Indemnity. The suit, which was filed on behalf of over 4,000 workers in Indiana and other states, claims that the firm dropped their coverage and left...

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