Unum Lawsuit Alleges Bad Faith Insurance Denial

A Unum lawsuit alleged that the Unum Life Insurance Company has participated in a bad faith insurance denial — preventing a policyholder from getting a payout on a disability benefits claim. According to the Unum lawsuit, plaintiff Troy Arrington filed a disability... Read More »

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Judge Denies Cert. for Goodwill Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit

A California federal judge refused to grant Class certification to a unpaid overtime class action lawsuit against Goodwill Industries on Nov. 7, ruling the plaintiffs failed to prove that all potential Class Members performed the same duties while on the job. The Goodwill... Read More »

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Calif. Grocery Workers Win $1.5M Wage Class Action Settlement

Final approval of a $1.5 million California unpaid overtime class action settlement has been granted by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge. The money will go to roughly 15,000 employees who were allegedly forced to work off the clock at dozens of Vallarta... Read More »

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Coca-Cola Agrees to $750,000 Wage and Hour Settlement

The Coca-Cola Company has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle a wage and hour class action lawsuit brought by plaintiffs who accused the company of failing to pay its employees for commuting time, vacation pay and cell phone expenses. According to lead... Read More »

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Unum Faces Bad Faith Insurance Denial Lawsuit

A bad faith insurance denial lawsuit was filed against Unum Life Insurance Company by a Tennessee woman who alleges the company wrongfully denied her long-term disability benefits. Plaintiff Lydia Venice Kimbro had been  employed by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee as a full-time... Read More »

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Overtime Laws in California: What You Need to Know

Overtime laws in California are commonly misunderstood or unknown to many workers. Many people are due overtime pay for hours worked. Here are the basics of overtime laws in California. California law states that overtime in California includes any time worked over eight... Read More »

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$2.8M CVS Unpaid Overtime Class Action Settlement Approved

CVS Pharmacy Inc. will pay $2.8 million to settle claims brought in a CVS unpaid overtime class action lawsuit accusing the nationwide drug chain of not paying overtime. A California judge has approved the CVS unpaid overtime class action settlement, which will award... Read More »

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Unum Sued Over Denied Disability Claim

Unum Life Insurance Company faces a lawsuit alleging that it wrongfully denied long-term disability (LTD) benefits. Disability insurance provides financial benefits to employees when they are unable to work due to a disability caused by a covered illness or injury, regardless of... Read More »

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Abercrombie Hit With Unpaid Overtime Class Action Lawsuit

Abercrombie & Fitch Trading Co. was hit with an unpaid overtime class action lawsuit alleging the popular clothing retailer misclassified sales and stockroom employees as overtime wage exempt, even though these associates allegedly work over 40 hours during any given work week.... Read More »

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$3.2M GIS Background Check Class Action Settlement Approved

On Tuesday, a Pennsylvania federal judge gave final approval to a settlement that will resolve two class action lawsuits alleging General Information Services Inc. violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by providing pre-employment reports with adverse information that was more than… Read More »

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Verizon Reaches Unpaid Overtime Class Action Settlement

Verizon California Inc. has recently reached a multimillion dollar settlement in an unpaid overtime class action lawsuit. According to the plaintiffs in the wage and hour lawsuit, Verizon did not properly document employees' pay, making it functionally impossible to determine if employees... Read More »

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Unum Accused of Unfair Insurance Claim Denial

A Unum disability claim denial lawsuit was filed by a physician who alleges the insurer unfairly rejected a legitimate claim. Plaintiff Dr. Samuel Mathew, a licensed medical physician since 1982, has long term disability insurance under the Intra-Hearts Service Corporation policy provided... Read More »

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