Tag: settlement

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
How much money is a testicle worth? $870,000, according to a jury in Pennsylvania in the trial of a 54 year-old man who had the wrong testicle cut off by a urologist during an operation in June 2013.

Jury Awards Man $870K After Wrong Testicle Amputated

How much money is a testicle worth? $870,000, according to a jury in Pennsylvania in the trial of a 54 year-old man who had the wrong testicle cut off by a urologist during an operation in June 2013.

/ June 16, 2017
A man who accidentally cut off his finger while using a table saw has agreed to a $2 million settlement with Ryobi Technologies, Inc.

$2 Million Awarded in Ryobi Table Saw Injury Lawsuit

A man who accidentally cut off his finger while using a table saw has agreed to a $2 million settlement with Ryobi Technologies, Inc.

/ May 23, 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
Keurig Pays $5.8 Million Settlement Over K-Cup Burn Injuries

Keurig Pays $5.8 Million Settlement Over K-Cup Burn Injuries

Keurig pays a tiny settlement with the government after making hundreds of millions of dollars in profit off K-Cup MINI coffee makers that it knew were burning people by exploding hot water and coffee.

/ March 1, 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