Class Action Settlements

Class Action Settlements

Class action lawsuits that have settled or have proposed settlements. If a class action lawsuit settles, the court will hold fairness hearings to ensure the terms of the settlement are fair to all class members. There are usually two fairness hearings—the first is the "Preliminary Approval" hearing. After that hearing, a Notice of Proposed Settlement is sent out to class members. A Final Fairness Hearing follows at which class members can voice their opinions about the settlement. After that, a deadline is set for class members to submit claims. Lawyers click here to submit your settlements and verdicts to have them published for free.

  • Ulta Salons Settles California Unpaid Wages & Overtime for $2.7M
    Ulta Salons Settles California Unpaid Wages & Overtime for $2.7M
    November 2 2016

    Santa Clara, CA: A preliminary $2.7 million settlement has been reached in an California labor law class action lawsuit pending against Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. The complaint was brought by story employees in California who claimed...

  • $265 Record Settlement for Victims of Amtrak Train Crash
    $265 Record Settlement for Victims of Amtrak Train Crash
    October 31 2016

    Santa Clara, CA: A record $265 million settlement has been granted approval in settlement of the Amtrak train crash that occurred in Philadelphia in 2015, which killed eight people. U.S. District Court Judge Legrome Davis of Pennsylvania...

  • $3.75M Settlement In McDonald’s California Wage Suit
    $3.75M Settlement In McDonald’s California Wage Suit
    October 31 2016

    Santa Clara, CA: A California wage and hour class action lawsuit against McDonald’s has been settled for $3.75 million. The complaint was brought by a group of current and former workers for five locations in California who alleged the...

  • CVS Employees Win $3M California Labor Law Class Action Lawsuit
    CVS Employees Win $3M California Labor Law Class Action Lawsuit
    October 31 2016

    Santa Clara, CA: A $3 million settlement has been agreed between CVS Pharmacy Inc. and store employees who allege they were provided inaccurate itemized wage statements in violation of California labor law. Brought by Willie Brown, in September...

  • $70M Award Granted in J&J Talc Powder Cancer Lawsuit
    $70M Award Granted in J&J Talc Powder Cancer Lawsuit
    October 28 2016

    Santa Clara, CA: A $70 million award has been granted court approval for a woman in California who sued Johnson & Johnson (J&J) alleging J&J Talc Powder caused her cancer. The suit alleged “negligent conduct" in making and marketing its baby...

  • VW $14.2B Emissions Class Action Settlement Finalized
    VW $14.2B Emissions Class Action Settlement Finalized
    October 26 2016

    Santa Clara, CA: A $14.75 billion settlement between consumers, the federal government and Volkwagen has been granted final approval. The deal includes an aggressive timeline for VW to begin buying back cars that have the infamous emissions...

  • The Yellow Pages Reached $2.1M Unpaid Overtime Class Action Settlement
    The Yellow Pages Reached $2.1M Unpaid Overtime Class Action Settlement
    October 20 2016

    Santa Clara, CA: A $2.1 million settlement has been approved in an unpaid overtime class action lawsuit brought by Texas and Missouri call center employees against the publisher of the Yellow Pages. Brought in 2014 by call center employees in...

  • $50M Settlement Reached in Dreamworks Animators Anti-Poaching Class Action Lawuit
    $50M Settlement Reached in Dreamworks Animators Anti-Poaching Class Action Lawuit
    October 19 2016

    Santa Clara, CA: A $50 million settlement has been agreed in an antitrust anti-employee poaching class action lawsuit pending against Dreamworks Animation. The suit, filed in 2014, alleged that the animation company perpetuated a "no poach"...

  • Plaintiffs Win 5.2M Settlement in TCPA Class Action Lawsuit
    Plaintiffs Win 5.2M Settlement in TCPA Class Action Lawsuit
    October 12 2016

    Santa Clara, CA: Court approval has been given to a $5.2 million settlement of a Telephone Consumer protection Act (TCPA) class action lawsuit pending against Power Home Remodeling Group LLC. The lawsuit claimed the company had violated the TCPA...

  • Nissan Settles Transmission Class Action Lawsuits
    Nissan Settles Transmission Class Action Lawsuits
    October 12 2016

    Santa Clara, CA: A preliminary settlement has been reached in three defective automotive class action lawsuits pending against Nissan. The lawsuit, brought in 2014, alleged that the transmissions in certain model-year certain Pathfinder and...

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