Companies Remove All Natural Food Labels from Products

A growing number of manufacturers who have included “all natural” on their food or drink labels are removing this wording following a large number of all natural lawsuits. These filed complaints accuse the manufacturers of including product ingredients that are not actually “all natural”... Read More »

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Va. Hospital Agrees to $1.3M Wrongful Death Settlement

A medical malpractice wrongful death lawsuit has been settled in a way attorneys consider unusual. A Virginia family originally filed a $3 million wrongful death lawsuit in Roanoke Circuit Court, but before the jury could make a ruling, the family took the... Read More »

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Parents of Teenage Boy File GM Wrongful Death Lawsuit

General Motors LLC is being sued in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a 17-year-old boy who allegedly died because of the GM ignition switch failure. This case is part of the larger GM ignition switch multidistrict litigation over... Read More »

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Court Rules AMEX Is Liable For Third-Party TCPA Violations

An Illinois federal court recently denied American Express’ (AMEX) motion for partial summary judgment, finding that AMEX can be directly liable under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) for debt collection and telemarketing calls made on its behalf. The court’s decision allows the... Read More »

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Farmers in NC File Syngenta GMO Corn Class Action Lawsuit

Five plaintiffs have joined hundreds of others in suing Swiss agricultural company Syngenta AG, alleging Syngenta’s premature introduction of a new strain of corn into the Chinese market caused them to lose money. The plaintiffs are farmers and farming organizations from eastern... Read More »

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HSBC TCPA Class Action Settlement Checks in the Mail

Consumers who allegedly received an unwanted phone call from HSBC Bank or a third-party company calling on behalf of HSBC between 2008 and 2012 are receiving checks in the mail from a settled TCPA class action lawsuit. Top Class Actions viewers who… Read More »

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Judge Tosses United Airlines Low Fare Guarantee Class Action

Last week, the class action lawsuit alleging that United Airlines Inc. violated its “low fare guarantee” for customers purchasing tickets online was dismissed by a Texas federal judge. Lead plaintiff, Scott Coulier, alleged in the class action lawsuit that if a customer was… Read More »

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Toys R Us Agrees to FACTA Class Action Lawsuit Settlement

Toys R Us, which is among the many companies facing Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA) class action lawsuits, has reached a settlement. FACTA states that companies must follow certain rules regarding how companies treat customers’ credit and debt cards, including... Read More »

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Mesothelioma Patients Can Blame Asbestos Exposure

Every year in America, approximately 2,000 to 3,000 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma and are often expected to die within three years of their diagnoses. Mesothelioma is a very rare form of lung cancer with very few treatment options for patients; this condition is... Read More »

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Unum Lawsuit Seeks Disability Benefits for Colo. Woman

A Colorado woman who allegedly suffered a head injury, is suing Unum Life Insurance Company over their denial of her long-term disability benefits. Plaintiff Tawny M. is the beneficiary of an employee long-term disability plan administered by Unum. The insurance plan provides benefits... Read More »

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J&J Faces Rise in Ovarian Cancer Talcum Powder Lawsuits

The talcum powder cancer litigation movement is taking off, as Johnson & Johnson are reportedly facing at least 70 lawsuits in their home state of New Jersey, alleging the company knew the risk of their products. These baby powder cancer lawsuits involve women... Read More »

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8th Circuit Upholds NFL Likeness Class Action Settlement

The 8th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by a lower federal court, which approved a class action settlement over the NFL’s use of the likenesses of former players. Former NFL football players filed a class action lawsuit in… Read More »

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