Twitter Class Action Takes Issue with Profile-Trading App

Twitter Inc. and online gaming company Hey Inc. have been hit with a class action lawsuit accusing them of violating consumers’ publicity rights by authorizing an app that allows users buy and trade the full names and profile pictures of Twitter users…. Read More

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Merrill Lynch Strategic Return Notes Misrepresented

Merrill Lynch Strategic Return Notes were originally sold to retailer investors for a total of $150 million, but their worth has gone down significantly because of the company’s misrepresentation. According to the Securities and Exchange Commission, which fined Merrill Lynch $10 million… Read More

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Halliburton, Transocean Gulf Oil Spill Class Action Settlement

Settlements have been reached in a class action lawsuit filed against Halliburton Energy Services Inc., Transocean Deepwater Inc., and other related companies following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that occurred on Apr. 20, 2010. Halliburton Energy Services… Read More

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Plaintiff Says Defects Led to Hip Replacement Surgery Failure

An Arkansas man is seeking compensation after his experience with the Biomet M2A Magnum hip implant ended in hip replacement surgery failure. Plaintiff Doyle T. originally underwent hip replacement surgery in his right hip in August 2009, he says. He says he… Read More

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Planet Fitness Seeks To Uphold Dismissed Claims in Class Action

Planet Fitness is opposing a plaintiff’s motion to reconsider the dismissal of several claims in a class action lawsuit alleging the fitness chain fails to state total payment obligations in members’ contracts and violates various state consumer protection laws. The opposition brief… Read More

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Is Force-placed Flood Insurance in California Legal?

Some banks and lenders may be imposing unauthorized force-placed flood insurance in California, which is insurance placed on a borrower’s property when the borrower’s insurance lapses or when the borrower fails to maintain an insurance policy that is acceptable to the mortgage… Read More

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Starbucks Settles Breakfast Sandwich Price-Switch Class Action

A California judge granted preliminary approval of a settlement that would end a price-switch class action lawsuit against Starbucks Corp., alleging the company overcharges customers for certain breakfast sandwiches. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Lisa Hart Cole gave her initial approval… Read More

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OB-GYN Doctor’s Denied Disability Benefits Prompts Unum Lawsuit

A Tennessee OB-GYN surgeon is suing Unum Life Insurance and its subsidiary Paul Revere Life Insurance Co. for alleged improper denied disability benefits. Plaintiff Barbara N. an obstetrician, gynecologist and surgeon who has practiced medicine for over 30 years sustained an injury… Read More

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California Cipro Class Action Lawsuit Settlement

A $100 million settlement with Hoechst Marion Roussel Inc., Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. and The Rugby Group Inc. (the “HMR defendants”) has been reached in a class action lawsuit involving the price of the antibiotic drug Cipro. The lawsuit claims that Bayer, Barr… Read More

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Essure Injury Lawsuits Not Preempted by Federal Law, Judge Finds

A California judge has allowed a set of consolidated Essure injury lawsuits to continue over defendant Bayer’s objection that the plaintiffs’ state law claims are preempted by federal law. The decision allows 11 different Essure injury lawsuits brought by 14 different women… Read More

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EpiPen Class Action Says Two-Packs Violate Consumer Protection Laws

A group of plaintiffs from several different states have filed suit against Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., claiming the company’s marketing of EpiPens violates consumer protection laws. The plaintiffs specifically challenge Mylan’s practice of marketing EpiPens exclusively in two-injector packs rather than as single… Read More

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Xarelto Irreversible Bleeding Lawsuit Joins Federal MDL

The representative of a deceased Florida man’s estate has filed a Xarelto irreversible bleeding lawsuit as part of a federal multidistrict litigation. Plaintiff Linda H. is bringing this claim as the personal representative of the estate of the late Gregory H. Linda… Read More

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Levaquin Lawsuit Alleges Antibiotic Peripheral Neuropathy

A Massachusetts woman has filed a Levaquin antibiotic peripheral neuropathy lawsuit, alleging the drug maker failed to properly warn patients as to the dangers of using this medication. Levaquin is the brand name for the antibiotic levofloxacin and was approved by the… Read More

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