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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.

  • City of Eugene, Oregon
    City of Eugene, Oregon
    March 24 2003

    A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the city of Eugene, Oregon alleging that the city's planning staff members illegally forced developers to pay fees for minor planning approvals over the past 6 years. The suit claims that these fees...

  • American Express Publishing Corp. and Rodale Inc.
    American Express Publishing Corp. and Rodale Inc.
    March 24 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against American Express Publishing Corp. and Rodale Inc., on behalf of consumers. The suit s allege that the publishers sent unsolicited books to consumers, accompanied by an invoice and a letter explaining...

  • Tri-State Crematory
    Tri-State Crematory
    March 24 2003

    This suit is for GA, TN and AL only. Class action status has been granted to plaintiffs in a suit against Tri-State Crematory. The suit names 56 funeral homes located in Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama, and charges the firms with improper...

  • Cintas Class Action Lawsuit - Free Case Evaluation
    Cintas Class Action Lawsuit - Free Case Evaluation
    March 24 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Cintas Corp. on behalf of workers. Drivers claim that the company regularly made them work unpaid overtime by classifying them as exempt employees. The plaintiffs, who could number up to 3,400...

  • Sun Microsystems Inc. employment discrimination
    Sun Microsystems Inc. employment discrimination
    March 18 2003

    A lawsuit has been filed in California alleging that Sun Microsystems Inc. laid off thousands of American high-tech workers in order to replace them with younger, lower-paid engineers from India. If you feel you qualify for damages or remedies...

  • Friedman's Inc. discrimination
    Friedman's Inc. discrimination
    March 7 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Freidman's Inc., a jewelry chain of 655 stores in 20 states. The chain is being accused of employing racial discrimination against African-Americans in their hiring and promotions policies, as well as...

  • Immigration and Naturalization Service
    Immigration and Naturalization Service
    January 5 2003

    Dec-24-02. The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, alleges that the INS unlawfully arrested large numbers of people, December 16th through December 18th in Los Angeles as they came forward to...

  • Independence Blue Cross
    Independence Blue Cross
    January 1 2003

    Class action status is being sought for a lawsuit against the medical insurance provider Independence Blue Cross by two Philadelphia-area orthopaedic surgeons. The Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society alleges that IBC maintains a pattern of denying...

  • INS
    INS
    January 1 2003

    On September 30, 2001, shortly before Pakistani- French citizen, Asif-Ur-Rehman Saffi's U.S. tourist visa expired, the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) detained him for working in the United States without authorization. Saffi had come...

  • Wal-Mart
    Wal-Mart
    January 1 2003

    A suit has been filed against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. alleging Wal-Mart had covered employees with a corporate-owned life insurance policy all of which name the company as sole beneficiary, and all of which were unknown to the employees. The suit...

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