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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.

  • Kohl's False Advertising Class Action Reinstated
    Kohl's False Advertising Class Action Reinstated
    May 27 2013

    San Francisco, CA: A potential class action lawsuit against retailer Kohl' has been reinstated by a federal appeals court in California. The consumer fraud lawsuit alleges Kohl's Department Stores Inc. misstated in advertising that items had been...

  • Fresenius Dialysis Centers Face Lawsuits
    Fresenius Dialysis Centers Face Lawsuits
    May 24 2013

    Washington, DC: Fresenius Medical Care is facing multi-district litigation (MDL) alleging wrongful death and personal injury resulting from dialysis treatment provided at various Fresenius Medical Care facilities throughout the US. Fresenuis, a...

  • Nike and Apple Face Consumer Fraud Class Action over Nike+ FuelBand
    Nike and Apple Face Consumer Fraud Class Action over Nike+ FuelBand
    May 21 2013

    San Francisco, CA: Nike and Apple are facing a consumer fraud class action lawsuit alleging the Nike+ FuelBand, which is supposed to track every step and calorie a wearer burns, doesn't work as advertised. The device costs $150. Filed by Carolyn...

  • Wolfgang Puck Faces Unpaid Tips and Overtime Class Action
    Wolfgang Puck Faces Unpaid Tips and Overtime Class Action
    May 20 2013

    New York, NY: Wolfgang Puck Catering is facing an employment class action lawsuit filed by two servers who allege the company knowingly withheld their tips. Filed in Manhattan by plaintiffs Kristin Noriega and Oliver Gummert, the lawsuit contends...

  • Viacom Video Music Awards Spam Text Messages
    Viacom Video Music Awards Spam Text Messages
    May 16 2013

    Los Angeles, CA: Viacom, parent company of MTV is facing a class action lawsuit alleging it sent out unsolicited, promotional text messages to people who voted in the 2011 Video Music Awards (VMAs), in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection...

  • BMW Faces Defective Alloy Wheels Class Action Lawsuit
    BMW Faces Defective Alloy Wheels Class Action Lawsuit
    May 15 2013

    San Francisco, CA: A defective products class action lawsuit has been filed against BMW North America LLC alleging the alloy wheels used in 2007-2012 BMW Z4 sports cars are prone to cracking, making them a safety hazard. Additionally, they are...

  • McDonald's Faces Wage & Hour Class Action Lawsuit
    McDonald's Faces Wage & Hour Class Action Lawsuit
    May 13 2013

    Albany, NY: McDonald's Corporation and a local New York McDonald's franchise owner are facing a class action lawsuit for violations of State and Federal wage and hour laws. The lawsuit, filed on May 6, 2013 in Federal District Court, alleges that...

  • Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit over Defective iPhone 4 Power Button
    Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit over Defective iPhone 4 Power Button
    May 13 2013

    Washington, DC: Apple Inc, is facing a defective products class action lawsuit alleging its iPhone 4 has a defective power button, effectively preventing the operator from being able to use the phone. This power button failure allegedly occurs...

  • Capital One Best Buy Credit Card Class Action Lawsuit
    Capital One Best Buy Credit Card Class Action Lawsuit
    May 10 2013

    San Francisco, CA: Capital One Bank is facing a consumer fraud class action lawsuit alleging its Best Buy co-branded credit cards have an annual fee, in contrast to the advertising for the card, which claims there is no fee. Filed by John Graham...

  • H&R Block Tax Filing Glitch
    H&R Block Tax Filing Glitch
    May 9 2013

    New York, NY: A consumer fraud class action lawsuit has been filed against H&R Block by a woman in Indiana on behalf of some 600,000 people allegedly affected by faulty tax returns prepared by the tax services company. H&R Block' acknowledged the...

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