Judge Keeps Target Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit Alive

On Dec. 18, the consolidated consumer data breach class action lawsuit filed against Target Corp. was left almost completely intact by the presiding Minnesota federal judge. The Target class action lawsuit was filed in the in the wake of the 2013 data… Read More »

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Kmart Hack Spawns Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit

A Kmart data breach class action lawsuit is just the latest to hit a retailer and involves hackers using a similar exploit to obtain credit card records for customers. However, the lead plaintiff is not a customer. It’s a bank. First NBC… Read More »

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Judge Tosses NCAA Concussion Class Action Settlement

A $75 million proposed settlement in the class action lawsuit alleging the NCAA’s approach to concussion treatment and prevention caused long term neurological damage and other physical ailments to ex-players was rejected by a Illinois federal judge who said the deal was… Read More »

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Uber Text Message TCPA Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Who's Affected Are you receiving unwanted text messages from Uber? These texts may be in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and you may be entitled to compensation. TCPA penalties can range from $500 to $1,500 per violation. An Uber class action... Read More »

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Sony Pictures Hit with 2 More Data Hack Class Action Lawsuits

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. has been hit with two more class action lawsuits filed by former employees whose personal information was compromised during a massive hack that was reportedly initiated in response to the movie studio’s production of the controversial film “The… Read More »

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Judge Certifies Papa John’s Sales Tax Class Action

A Papa John’s class action lawsuit was granted class certification by a Florida federal judge in a lawsuit alleging that the pizza chain illegally charged state sales taxes on delivery charges. U.S. District Judge Virginia Hernandez Covington wrote in her Tuesday ruling… Read More »

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Intracranial Hypertension: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Intracranial hypertension (IH) – also known as pseudotumor cerebri – is a neurological disorder in which pressure around the brain causes debilitating headaches, vision loss (sometimes leading to blindness), nausea, vomiting, pulse-synchronous tinnitus and a host of other symptoms often unique to... Read More »

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More Athletes Seek NCAA Concussion Settlement Benefits

Athletes in supposedly non-contact sports are seeking the extension of the NCAA concussion class action lawsuit settlement for players in sports like baseball, softball and others, arguing that while there is not the same high risk for injury as for football players,… Read More »

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Calif. Almond Breeze Class Action Decertified by Judge

A statewide Blue Diamond Almond Breeze class action lawsuit was decertified on Dec. 15 by a California federal judge, ruling that the lead plaintiff failed to provide the court with an accurate damages model. The Almond Breeze class action lawsuit claims that… Read More »

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Kaiser Permanente Settles Robocall Lawsuit for $5.35M

A judge has signed off on a preliminary settlement agreement between healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente and some 864,000 former customers who allegedly received unsolicited cell phone calls and messages after canceling their health insurance plans with the company. The pre-recorded messages encouraged the... Read More »

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Whole Foods, Others Hit With Class Action Over Fresh Bread

Whole Foods, Inc., Acme Markets, Inc., and Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. were each hit with false advertising class action lawsuits by the same three New Jersey residents alleging that they have deceived their customers by claiming they make fresh bread in the… Read More »

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Protective Order Issued In Johnson’s Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuit

A U.S. magistrate judge has issued a protective order in a case involving allegations that Johnson's Baby Powder caused a woman to develop ovarian cancer, indicating that the lawsuit will continue despite Johnson & Johnson's attempts to dismiss it. The Johnson's Baby Powder lawsuit, filed... Read More »

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