Tag: settlement

Allred Urges Settlement Fund for Weinstein Sex Abuse

Allred Urges Settlement Fund for Weinstein Sex Abuse

Attorney Gloria Allred urged The Weinstein Co. to establish a "substantial" settlement fund to compensate sex abuse victims of the company's co-founder, Harvey Weinstein.

/ October 26, 2017
Over 5,500 Risperdal Lawsuits Filed in Philadelphia

Risperdal Lawsuit Ends in $1 Million Jury Award

A federal jury in New York awarded $1 million to a man to developed gynecomastia after he was given Risperdal (risperidone) as a child.

/ October 18, 2017
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
Endo Pays $775M Settlement in 22,000 Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Endo Pays $775M Settlement in 22,000 Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Endo International agreed to pay a $775 million settlement to resolve "virtually all known" vaginal mesh lawsuits in the United States.

/ August 22, 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
Jury Awards $6.6 Million in Hospital Scope Infection Lawsuit

Jury Awards $6.6 Million in Hospital Scope Infection Lawsuit

A jury in Washington state has ordered Olympus Corp. to pay $6.6 million to a hospital in Seattle after a patient died of a "superbug" infection that he got from a contaminated TJF-Q180V duodenoscope.

/ July 26, 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
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
Deja Vu Strip Club Lawsuit Settlement

Déjà Vu Nude Dancers Get $6.5M Wage-and-Hour Settlement

Federal judges have approved a $6.5 million wage-and-hour settlement for nearly 30,000 of Déjà Vu nude dancers who worked at 64 strip clubs where they had to pay to work and share tips.

/ June 20, 2017