Tag: class action

"Free Cruise" Robocall Company May Owe You $900

“Free Cruise” Robocall Company May Owe You $900

If you ever got an automated phone call offering you a "free cruise," enter your phone number to see if you can claim up to $900 as part of a class action settlement with Carnival, Caribbean, and Norwegian.

/ August 18, 2017
Benicar Diarrhea Lawsuits Settle for $300 Million

Benicar Lawsuits Settle for $300 Million

Two years after Benicar lawsuits nationwide were centralized into one federal court in New Jersey, drug-makers Daiichi Sankyo and Forest Laboratories have agreed to pay a $300 million settlement.

/ August 2, 2017
Ruby Corp., the parent company of the extramarital affair dating site Ashley Madison, has agreed to pay $11.2 million to end a class action lawsuit with 37 million users who had their personal data stolen by hackers and posted on the dark web in 2015.

Ashley Madison Affair Website Pays $11 Million Settlement

Members of Ashley Madison who paid $19 for their data to be deleted (it wasn't) are eligible for a refund, or up to $3,500 as part of a class action lawsuit settlement.

/ July 17, 2017
Federal regulators are banning banks and credit card companies from using fine-print arbitration agreements to strip ordinary Americans of their right to join together into class action lawsuits.

U.S. Agency Allows Class Actions Against Banks

Federal regulators are banning banks and credit card companies from using fine-print arbitration agreements to strip ordinary Americans of their right to join together into class action lawsuits against financial institutions.

/ July 11, 2017
GMO Corn Class Action

Kansas Corn Farmers Awarded $218 Million in GMO Class Action Lawsuit

A federal jury in Kansas City, Kansas ordered the Swiss agricultural giant Syngenta AG to pay $217.7 million for causing catastrophic economic damage in 2013, when China rejected imports of American corn because it was tainted with an unapproved genetically...

/ June 26, 2017
Airbag Class Action Settlemnet

Four Auto-Makers Pay $553 Million Airbag Lawsuit Settlement

Toyota, Subaru, Mazda, and BMW will pay a $553 million class action lawsuit settlement to compensate consumers for out-of-pocket expenses and loaner vehicle costs due to Takata airbag recalls.

/ May 18, 2017
Harbor Freight Class Action Settlement

Bought Tools at Harbor Freight? You May Be Due a Refund

The nationwide discount hardware store Harbor Freight Tools is giving customers up to 30% back on all purchases as part of a $23 million class action lawsuit settlement over misleading sales price tags.

/ March 27, 2017

House Judiciary Committee Passes H.R. 985: Fairness in Class Action Litigation

In a sneak attack on consumers, the House Judiciary Committee approved the so-called "Class Action Killer" bill without any public hearings or debate.

/ February 20, 2017

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Un-Hatched Hatchimals

A class action lawsuit has been filed by a California mother who says her daughter's Hatchimal was a dud — it never hatched. The manufacturer is accused of falsely advertising a defective toy to kids.

/ January 26, 2017
Remington Rifle Lawsuit

Remington Offers Free Triggers in Class Action Lawsuit Settlement

Remington is offering to replace Walker Fire Control and X-Mark Pro triggers on millions of bolt-action rifles that can fire unexpectedly. The class action lawsuit settlement involves Model 700, Seven, Sportsman 78, 673, 710, 715, 770, 600, 660, XP-100, 721,...

/ January 25, 2017