Carnival Hit with Fake Government Fees Class Action Lawsuit

In December 2014, a fake government fees class action lawsuit was filed against Carnival Corp. & PLC, alleging the cruise line operator charged customers who booked their cruise reservation through the Marriott Vacation Club fake government and port fees at an inflated… Read More »

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GM Ignition Switch Troubles Costing GM Billions

General Motors this month announced it had spent nearly $2 billion on recalls and victim compensation in 2014. GM was at the heart of a massive storm of GM recalls over alleged GM ignition switch defects. A number of widely-sold GM vehicles... Read More »

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Wendy’s Settles Wheelchair Access Class Action Lawsuit

A proposed wheelchair access class action settlement was reached by both parties on Jan. 28, resolving claims that Wendy’s International Inc.’s Pittsburgh-area restaurants have architectural barriers that limit access to wheelchair-bound individuals, a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). According… Read More »

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Pa. Mother Claims Birth Injury Caused Brachial Plexus Palsy

A mother from Pennsylvania has filed a birth injury lawsuit against a doctor and a state-chartered healthcare facility, Delaware Valley Community Health, doing business as Maria de los Santos Health Center (MSHC). The young mother filed her complaint as the guardian of her child,... Read More »

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Wal-Mart Equate CoQ10 Class Action Moves Forward

A class action lawsuit filed against Wal-Mart, Inc. over allegedly false claims it makes about its heart-health supplement it sells under its own generic brand “Equate” dodged dismissal in a California federal court. U.S. District Judge Cynthia Bashant kept most of the… Read More »

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Google Hit With Class Action Over Drive Monthly Subscriptions

A Google class action lawsuit alleges that the internet giant deceives customers that subscribe to its data-storage service Google Drive by renewing its subscriptions automatically without give customers notice. California resident and plaintiff Eric Mayron filed the Google Drive class action lawsuit… Read More »

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Agriculture Street Landfill Class Action Settlement

A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit over hazardous materials related to the Agriculture Street Landfill in New Orleans. If you have lived or worked on the Agriculture Street Landfill site, or if you are a former student or employee... Read More »

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FTC TracFone Class Action Settlement

On Jan. 28, a settlement has been reached in the FTC TracFone lawsuit, meaning TracFone Wireless Inc. will pay $40 million to their consumers to resolve claims that the company falsely promoted their “unlimited” data plans only to allegedly slash data transfer speeds... Read More »

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Whole Foods Sued in Sales Tax Class Action Lawsuit

A sales tax class action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods Market Group Inc. on Jan. 28, alleging the supermarket chain overcharged sales tax for consumers who used coupons on some grocery store purchases. The Whole Foods sales tax class action lawsuit… Read More »

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GovSimplified Hit with Deceptive Marketing Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit was filed in Florida state court alleging that GovSimplified LLC, an online customer service company, deceived customers into thinking they needed to pay for information about government services that they could have received for free. Lead plaintiff, an… Read More »

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Muscle Milk Products Are Not “Lean,” Class Action Claims

The maker of Muscle Milk and Cytosport protein supplements was  hit with a class action lawsuit in a California federal court, alleging that Cytosport, Inc. engages in deceptive marketing to convince customers to buy it products. Cytosport markets its protein supplements to… Read More »

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