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.

  • Caprius, Inc. securities
    Caprius, Inc. securities
    January 1 2003

    Company: Caprius, Inc. Ticker Symbol: OTC BB: CAPR.OB Class Period: February 14, 2000 to June 25, 2002 Court: District, NJ Case No: 02cv4576 Date Filed: Sep-20-02 Allegations: The complaint alleges that...

  • Capital One Age Discrimination
    Capital One Age Discrimination
    January 1 2003

    A class action suit was filed on Dec-16-02 alleging age discrimination against people 40 and older in firings last year at Capital One, Richmond, VA's largest nongovernment employer. The suit also alleges that senior managers instructed middle...

  • FedEx race discrimination
    FedEx race discrimination
    January 1 2003

    A nationwide suit has been filed against FedEx alleging rampant racial discrimination. Lawyers for the plaintiffs claim fewer than 10 percent of FedEx's minority workers hold management positions. The complaint alleges an "ol' boys network" of...

  • Radio Shack overtime
    Radio Shack overtime
    January 1 2003

    A class action has been filed in Pennsylvania n behalf of persons who managed a RadioShack "Y" store in Pennsylvania at any time in the past three years. The lawsuit alleges that "Y" store managers in Pennsylvania regularly work in excess of 40...

  • United Equitable Insurance Co., and Standard Life and Accident Insurance
    United Equitable Insurance Co., and Standard Life and Accident Insurance
    January 1 2003

    Originally filed in 2000, the suit claims that long-term care insurance premiums more than quadrupled from 1982 to 2000, and that the insurance company had failed to disclose the "known risk of premium increases." The case initially was...

  • DirectTV
    January 1 2003

    There are hundreds of people who have received threatening letters from Secure Signals International, a subsidiary of DirecTV/Hughes/GM. They are requesting that people who purchased Smart Card readers send them $3500-25,000, or else these people...

  • Concord EFS
    Concord EFS
    January 1 2003

    Company: Concord EFS Ticker Symbol: NASD: CEFT Class Period: October 30, 2001 to September 4, 2002 Court: Western District, TN Date Filed: Dec-03-02 Case No: 02-2697 Ma. Allegations: The complaint alleges...

  • Leap Wireless International, Inc.
    Leap Wireless International, Inc.
    January 1 2003

    Company: Leap Wireless International, Inc. Ticker Symbol: OTC BB: LWIN Class Period: February 11, 2002 to July 24, 2002 Court: Southern District, CA Date Filed: Dec-31-02 Allegations: The Complaint alleges that, at...

  • Skillsoft securities
    Skillsoft securities
    January 1 2003

    Company: Skillsoft. Ticker Symbol: NASD: SKIL Class Period: Oct-19-99to Nove-18-02 Court: NH Date Filed: Nov-22-02 Allegations: Six class action lawsuits have been filed against SkillSoft, provider of Web-based...

  • Lutheran Brotherhood insurance
    Lutheran Brotherhood insurance
    January 1 2003

    This case is for California residents only. If you are not a California resident, and would like to complain about this issue, please Click Here. In 1982 the Lutheran Brotherhood began issuing various life insurance policies that allegedly...

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