Shutterfly Asks for Reconsideration in Biometric Data Class Action

Shutterfly has requested reconsideration in the class action lawsuit alleging the company used facial recognition technology in violation of Illinois state law. In the original Shutterfly class action lawsuit, the plaintiff, who was not a Shutterfly member, alleged that a Shutterfly user uploaded… Read More »


Uber Driver Wage Class Actions Won’t Be Consolidated, JPML Decides

Last Wednesday, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) refused to consolidate 17 class action lawsuits alleging Uber Technologies Inc. misclassified drivers as independent contractors. The JPML found that there is too much variation in the applicable state laws to justify… Read More »


Lawsuit: Benicar Caused Chronic Diarrhea

A Florida resident has joined the multidistrict litigation against Daiichi Sankyo alleging that Benicar caused bodily injury and economic loss. Plaintiff Cheurlie R., 39, began taking Benicar (olmesartan) in 2012. Benicar is a drug used to treat high blood pressure in individuals by… Read More »


Howard Johnson Call Recording Settlement Checks Mailed

Top Class Actions readers are reporting that they are receiving checks in the mail from a class action lawsuit settlement stemming from allegations that the hotel chain Howard Johnson recorded phone call conversations without notifying the caller. According to reader comments, Class… Read More »

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Woman Sues MetLife Over Disability Benefit Denial

A West Virginia woman a disability insurance lawsuit against MetLife, claiming that the insurance company unjustly cut off the long term disability benefits she had been receiving. Plaintiff Mary C. works for her own company, MDStreski LLC, where she is the sole employee…. Read More »


Risperdal Linked to Gynecomastia Male Breast Growth

A large number of Risperdal lawsuits have been filed against Johnson & Johnson alleging that the company violated consumer protection laws and failed to warn consumers about dangerous side effects associated with taking the medication. In May 2012, the attorney general of Kentucky announced… Read More »

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Phenytoin Skin Rash: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Phenytoin (Dilantin) is a commonly prescribed antiepileptic drug used to treat abnormal brain activity, known as seizures.  Dilantin works by slowing the rate of firing in the brain and can help to stabilize brain activity. Due to its widespread calming effect on… Read More »

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What Causes IVC Filter Complications?

Blood clotting can cause major complications for patients, and even place them at risk of death. To combat this danger, many patients and their doctors choose to implant an IVC filter in order to prevent blood clots from entering a patient’s lungs… Read More »