NHL Seeks Dismissal of Concussion Class Action Lawsuit

The NHL argues in a motion to dismiss a concussion class action lawsuit that ex-players have not filed for damages in time to avoid statutes of limitations. According to the motion, state personal injury laws only allow plaintiffs to seek damages if… Read More »

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Target Moves to Dismiss Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits

On Nov. 20, Target Corp. reasserted its motion to dismiss a consolidated data breach class action lawsuit brought against the company following an breach of the retailer’s credit and debit card information in November 2013. Target argues that the consumers whose banking… Read More »

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GroupMe Moves to Dismiss Text Spam Class Action Lawsuit

The social networking business GroupMe Inc. asked a California federal judge to dismiss claims in a TCPA class action lawsuit that alleges GroupMe violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending unsuspecting cell phone users a welcome text message. In the motion... Read More »

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Apple E-Book Class Action Settlement Gets Final Approval

A New York federal judge has awarded final approval to a $450 million class action settlement over allegations Apple Inc. conspired with publishing companies to raise the prices of e-books. The Apple e-book class action settlement will provide $400 million in compensation… Read More »

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Judge Cuts Down Honeywell Humidifier Class Action Lawsuit

A federal judge has denied in part a motion to dismiss a Honeywell humidifier class action lawsuit, deciding that at this stage the majority of the contractual claims of the plaintiff are plausible on their face. Plaintiff Charles Leach alleges that the Honeywell… Read More »

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NBTY Glucosamine Supplement Settlement Reversed by 7th Circuit

On Nov. 19, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied a $6.5 million glucosamine supplement class action settlement proposed by defending company NBTY Inc., ruling the proposed settlement amount is “selfish” and will only provide minimal benefits to Class Members and maximize… Read More »

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Honda Faulty Side Airbag Settlement Wins Final OK

On Wednesday, a California federal court granted final approval of a settlement proposal in the class action lawsuit alleging defects in certain Honda Accord vehicles cause side airbags to deploy without cause. The court granted final approval of a class action settlement… Read More »

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Sephora Hit With Class Action Alleging Discrimination

Four Chinese women have filed a class action lawsuit against Sephora USA, Inc. and its parent company LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc. for allegedly discriminating against Asian customers while shopping online out of fear that they might abuse a recent sale…. Read More »

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Replacement Switches Ordered Before GM Recall

In the never ending saga of General Motors and the ignition switch recall, new information has come to light. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that GM had ordered 500,000 replacement ignition switches from its supplier, Delphi Automotive, close to two months... Read More »

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Defective Airbag Lawsuit Alleges Takata Destroyed Evidence

Takata Corp., the manufacturer of defective airbags that can explode inside vehicles, is the defendant in another class action lawsuit, this one accusing the company of ordering its technicians to destroy evidence showing airbag defects. In 2004, according to The New York... Read More »

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Debt Collection Lawsuit Filed Against Enhanced Recovery Co.

A Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) lawsuit was filed against a Florida company that allegedly illegally tried to collect a debt. California plaintiff Dena Phillips accused Enhanced Recovery Company of Jacksonville, Fla., of unlawfully calling and harassing her and her husband... Read More »

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