Chrysler Capital Sued in Auto Loan Class Action Lawsuit

Chrysler Capital LLC is being sued in an auto loan class action lawsuit, which alleges the financial department of the Chrysler Group LLC uses local dealerships to get around usury laws while exploiting New York’s low income consumers by financing high interest rate car… Read More »

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Judge Denies Cert. in Dollar Thrifty Add-On Insurance Class Action

Early this week, the plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit accusing Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. of tricking consumers into purchasing add-on insurance lost their bid for Class certification. Lead plaintiffs Sandra McKinnon and Kristen Tool alleged in their class action lawsuit that… Read More »

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Judge Dismisses Class Action Lawsuit Against Ambit Energy

Last week, a class action lawsuit alleging that Ambit Energy Holdings LLC unfairly hiked up its rates was dismissed by a New Jersey judge who ruled that Ambit had disclosed its rates in its terms of service. Lead plaintiff Michael Urbino alleged… Read More »

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Emeritus Assisted Living Class Action Settlement

Emeritus Corp. has agreed to pay $13 million to settle a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of residents of assisted living communities operated by Emeritus, alleging the company made misleading statements about its services, leading the plaintiffs to pay for additional... Read More »

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Plaintiffs Agree To Consolidate Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuits

A group of plaintiffs who have filed baby powder lawsuits after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer have requested to consolidate their lawsuits as part of a multi-county litigation (MCL) in the New Jersey Supreme Court. The application for consolidation comes after a... Read More »

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Mesothelioma Resulted from Car Repair, Plaintiff Alleges

A woman recently diagnosed with mesothelioma is suing a group of auto parts suppliers, alleging her disease was caused by asbestos from auto parts. Nancy S. says she did maintenance on vehicles from the 1980s through 2000. She also claims to have... Read More »

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Unum Sued By Ohio Woman Over Denied Disability Benefits

Unum Life Insurance Company of America is being sued by an Ohio woman who claims the company wrongfully denied her long-term disability insurance claim. Plaintiff Peggy B. has been an employee at Ohio State University (OSU) since 1997, and through this employer... Read More »

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Gallup TCPA Class Action Settlement

A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit alleging Gallup Inc., formerly known as the Gallup Organization Inc., violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by using an automated telephone dialing system to place calls to cell phones without the... Read More »

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Class Action Over “Smart” Keys Rolls Against Toyota

Last week, in a class action lawsuit filed against Toyota Motor Corp. in 2010, the plaintiff argued that the motor company’s Smart Key system violates anti-rollaway regulations. Lead plaintiff Jeffrey Sachs filed the class action lawsuit in 2010 alleging that Toyota sells… Read More »

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Credit Union Study Looks At Overdraft Fee Practices

Credit unions across the U.S. are addressing overdraft fees, mobile banking, and reward programs in a bid to attract demographic groups including millennials and underbanked consumers. In a recent credit union study, more than 50 percent of individuals belonging to the millennial... Read More »

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$22M Foam Antitrust Class Action Settlement Reached

On July 27, three foam manufacturers agreed to a pay a combined $22 million in a foam antitrust class action settlement. This sum and agreement will settle claims filed by indirect purchasers against these foam companies in a multidistrict litigation, alleging these… Read More »

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Minn. Farmer Wants Syngenta Suit Remanded to State Court

A Minnesota farmer who allegedly suffered economic injuries because of Syngenta Corporation’s actions is seeking to keep his lawsuit in state court rather than join a multidistrict litigation in federal court. Plaintiff Arnold T. is a Minnesota corn farmer who–like many other... Read More »

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Final Approval Granted in BSH Moldy Washer Settlement

Early this week, a settlement agreement in the class action lawsuit accusing BSH Home Appliances Corp. of selling washing machines prone to mold was given final approval by a federal judge. Lead plaintiffs alleged that BSH Home Appliances Corp. manufactured front-loading washers that were prone… Read More »

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