Tag: settlement

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
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