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Securitas Security Services USA Class Action Settlement

A settlement has been proposed in a class action lawsuit alleging Securitas Security Services USA Inc. improperly failed to include annual lump-sum vacation pay that was paid upon an employment anniversary when determining the rate used to calculate overtime pay. The Securitas… Read More

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Allstate Class Action Says Forced Medical Exams Illegal

Allstate is unlawfully requiring Pennsylvania car insurers to submit to physical exams after auto accidents before paying for any medical bills, according to a recently filed proposed class action lawsuit. Plaintiff Samantha Sayles alleges Allstate maintains a company-wide policy and procedure of compelling… Read More

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Uber Overtime Class Action

Judge to Approve Uber Overtime Class Action Settlement

A California judge said she will sign off on an Uber overtime class action settlement for 432 Uber “ambassadors” who claim they were not paid for overtime and breaks while recruiting drivers. Judge Ann I. Jones explained she is asking for “little… Read More

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Qualcomm Rushes Into $19.5M Gender Bias Class Action Settlement

In an almost unprecedented move, Qualcomm has agreed to a $19.5 million settlement and policy changes to resolve claims in a proposed class action lawsuit that alleged women employees were not paid and promoted on the same scale as men. Approximately 3,300… Read More

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Prilosec Linked to Acute Interstitial Nephritis

Proton pump inhibitors like Prilosec are used commonly in the treatment of acid-peptic disorders.  Typically, the drug is well tolerated but serious adverse side effects such as acute interstitial nephritis (renal failure) have been reported. What is Prilosec and How Does It… Read More

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7-Eleven, Pilot Travel Centers Hit With ADA Class Action Lawsuits

A Pennsylvania woman has filed two separate proposed class action lawsuits against Pilot Travel Centers and 7-Eleven, claiming the companies violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by not providing proper accessibility in parking lots or paths of travel for individuals with… Read More

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What Causes Cerebellar Degeneration?

Cerebellar degeneration, or the loss of brain cells over time, may be caused by a number of issues. In some cases, cerebellar degeneration may be prompted by injuries or neurological issues, but the condition has also been linked to certain medications. Cerebellar… Read More

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Adidas Wants Class Cert. Bid Denied in Springblade Shoe Lawsuit

Adidas has asked a federal judge to deny class certification to a group of consumers who claim its Springblade shoe breaks down within days of purchase. Adidas filed a motion alleging that the Class proposed in the lawsuit against them is unduly broad. The… Read More

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TRESemmé Naturals Class Action Settlement

Conopco Inc. d/b/a Unilever has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit alleging it falsely labeled some of its TRESemmé hair products as natural. If you purchased TRESemmé Naturals products, you may be entitled to compensation from this class action settlement. If… Read More

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Lawmakers Challenge Retailers On Call Scheduling Practices

On-call shifts have long been a part of retail workplace culture. What is intended to be a policy to save the retailer money in labor costs, however, is causing uproar among retail employees. Recently, state and federal executive officials, lawmakers, and judges… Read More

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Synchrony Bank TCPA Class Action Settlement

Synchrony Bank (formerly known as GE Capital Retail Bank) has agreed to establish a $7 million Settlement Fund to resolve allegations that the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Lead plaintiffs Muhammed Abdeljalil, Richard Springer, Joseph Hofer and Bradley Moore filed the TCPA… Read More

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Are Power Morcellators Safe for Fibroid Removal?

Women who require gynecological surgeries often prefer minimally invasive procedures, but are power morcellators safe for fibroid removal? A power morcellator is a medical device that chops and grinds tissue during laparoscopic surgery. The small chunks of tissue can be vacuumed out… Read More

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