Cert. Sought in Uber Gratuity Charge Class Action Lawsuit

On May 19, the lead plaintiff of an Uber gratuity charge class action lawsuit asked a California federal judge to certify a proposed Class of 1 million members. This Uber class action lawsuit alleges Uber Technologies Inc., the ride share company, tricks… Read More »

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Md. Woman Files Lipitor Type-2 Diabetes Lawsuit

A Lipitor type-2 diabetes lawsuit alleges the cholesterol medication caused a woman to develop type-2 diabetes, a condition that will be with her for the rest of her life. The Lipitor lawsuit, originally filed in Maryland, is now consolidated into the Lipitor MDL in South... Read More »

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Starbucks Overcharges for Breakfast Sandwiches, Class Action Says

Starbucks Corp. is being sued in a price-switch class action lawsuit in California Superior Court, alleging the coffee company advertised two of its breakfast sandwiches at a lower price than what the baristas actually charged consumers. Plaintiff Sarah Martin filed this Starbucks… Read More »

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Eliquis Use Linked to Serious Internal Bleeding Side Effects

The anticoagulant Eliquis has been connected with multiple cases of internal bleeding. Many individuals who used the blood thinner according to the label reportedly developed serious and sometimes fatal side effects. Eliquis is one of many new anticoagulants associated with severe internal... Read More »

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Class Action: Dollar Tree Fails to Disclose Background Checks

Last week, a class action lawsuit was filed against Dollar Tree Stores Inc. alleging that the company violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Federal Trade Commission rules when it obtained consumer reports about potential employees. Lead plaintiff Lashay Walker filed the… Read More »

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Study Suggests Avelox Increases Quinolone Eye Injury Risk

According to recent research, a link has been discovered between the use of several types of oral fluoroquinolone treatments and the development of uveitis, an eye condition in which uvea (or pigmented layer of the eye) becomes inflamed and can lead to... Read More »

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Ofloxacin Patient Survives Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

While broad-spectrum antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones are rarely found to be the cause of the serious and often fatal skin reactions Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS), and its more deadly form, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN), some 31 cases have been reported as of... Read More »

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U.S. Farmers Join Growing Number of GMO Corn Lawsuits

Farmers throughout the United States who were affected by $1-$3 billion dollar China rejection of genetically modified corn may be able to join one of many Syngenta class action lawsuits. Thousands of Syngenta lawsuits have already been filed in state and federal courts... Read More »

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Pradaxa Complications May Include Internal Bleeding Risks

One of the newest anticoagulants to hit the market, Pradaxa, may carry a serious risk for internal bleeding. More than 1,000 users have reported near-fatal bleeding events after taking the medication, and within its first year on the market more than 260 deaths... Read More »

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Propecia Sexual Dysfunction Lawsuit Filed Against Merck

A Wilmington, N.C. man has filed a Propecia erectile dysfunction (ED) lawsuit, claiming that his years of treatment using the hair loss drug left him with permanent sexual dysfunction. Plaintiff Robert M. began taking Propecia as a male pattern baldness treatment in... Read More »

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Power Morcellator Lawsuit Begins in SC

The son of a woman who died of uterine cancer is suing the Storz family of companies, claiming their power morcellator aggravated his mother’s cancer. The plaintiff’s power morcellator lawsuit, filed in federal court in South Carolina, arises from his mother's hysterectomy and... Read More »

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Skinnygirl Margarita ‘All-Natural’ Lawsuit Is Dropped

A class action lawsuit alleging that the makers of Skinnygirl Margarita cocktail mix and reality TV star Bethenny Frankel’s mislabeled the product as “all natural” has been dropped. Illinois resident and plaintiff Amy Langendorf filed the Skinnygirl all natural class action lawsuit in 2011,... Read More »

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