Tag: class action

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

Free Cruise Robocall Settlement Offers $500 Per Call

February 1 is the deadline to sign up for a class action lawsuit settlement that pays up to $500 per robocall that offered a "Free Cruise" for taking a survey between August 2011 and August 2012.

/ January 23, 2017

Bought Milk? Get Your Class Action Cash by Jan. 31

If you bought milk or dairy products in 15 states since 2003, you have until January 31 to get cash from a $52 million class action lawsuit settlement with the industry for killing cows to keep milk prices up.

/ January 16, 2017
IKEA Re-Announces Dresser Recall After 8th Death

IKEA Pays $50M Settlement in Dresser Death Lawsuits

The settlement ends wrongful death lawsuits filed by the families of three boys who died when the now-recalled IKEA dressers tipped over.

/ December 26, 2016