Tag: class action

OSU Hit With Sexual Abuse Class Action Lawsuit

OSU Hit With Sexual Abuse Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Ohio State University by student athletes who were sexually abused in exams by Richard Strauss, the wrestling team doctor, more than 20 years ago.

/ July 17, 2018
Apple Hit With 40 Class Actions for Throttling Old iPhones

Apple Hit With 40 Class Actions for Throttling Old iPhones

At least 40 class action lawsuits have been filed against Apple for forcing the owners of older iPhones to download an update that slowed down their phone in order to save battery life.

/ February 3, 2018
Ford Hit With Class Action for Diesel Emissions Cheating

Class Action Accuses Ford of Diesel Emissions Cheating

A new class action lawsuit accuses Ford of rigging at least 500,000 heavy-duty diesel trucks to cheat strict emissions standards.

/ January 31, 2018
Southern CA Edison Hit With California Wildfire Lawsuits

Southern California Edison Hit With Wildfire Lawsuits

A class action blames the Southern California Edison utility for failing to maintain power lines, resulting in 3 wildfires near Los Angeles.

/ January 26, 2018
Uber Reaches $20 Million Settlement in Text Spam Lawsuit

Uber Reaches $20 Million Settlement in Text Spam Lawsuit

Uber will pay a $20 million settlement to end a class action lawsuit accusing the ride-sharing company of violating federal law by sending illegal unsolicited text messages.

/ October 12, 2017
"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