The plaintiffs’ bar has recently brought a flurry of class action lawsuits against businesses under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act…
5 trends shaping the class-action litigation landscape
Report offers restaurant employers perspective on workforce legal battles ahead
Why 'Class Action Attorney Fees' Are Such Dirty Words
What drives disdain for plaintiffs class action lawyers getting paid? While stupid class actions filed by feckless lawyers are a disgrace, good class actions are essential. Without risk-taking plaintiffs lawyers, there would be no defense lawyers, and corporate cheaters would run amuck, ravaging consumers and victimizing well-behaving companies, says Daniel Karon of Karon LLC.
What Happens if Class-Action Mechanism Dies?
The exact details of the rule’s final form are unknown, because the DOL continues to review it at President Trump’s request.
A Class Action Watcher’s Guide To The High Court
The U.S. Supreme Court may soon put stricter limits on class actions, continuing the plaintiffs bar’s recent losing streak.
The Top Class-Action Lawsuits In Recent Years
Over the years, there have been some big class-action lawsuits, some of which have resulted in companies facing financial and reputational ruin. While many of these may not affect many people directly, there are those that will have a significant impact on people’s health and lives. Lawyers such as Attorney Paul Napoli specialize in class
How Germany's version of the class-action lawsuit functions
The VW investor lawsuit looks like a class action but it isn't. The possibilities for suing companies are more limited in Germany, though they're changing.
German cabinet paves way for class-action lawsuits
Around 2 million diesel car owners in Germany could soon join class-action lawsuits to seek compensation from Volkswagen, the country's justice minister has said. But they'd have to be quick about it, she added.
How Do You File A Class Action Lawsuit?
Kate Wilson: A class action lawsuit is typically brought against a company or entity that has committed to same injustice against a large group of people.
What’s on the radar for consumer class actions?
Over half of the applications for authorization to institute class actions filed in Québec since the beginning of 2017 are based on consumer law…
Judge Hints Travel Ban Waiver Class Action Will Advance
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A federal judge hinted Thursday that he will likely advance a lawsuit claiming the U.S. government uses a “sham” process to deny waivers to nearly every immig…
Apple Hit With New Class-Action Lawsuit Over MacBook Dust
Apple has been hit with a new class-action lawsuit, this time related to MacBook Pro and iMac desktops not coming with built-in dust filters. This, the representing law firm attests, has led to the failure of a number of devices, costly repairs, and lessened resale prices for millions of Apple consumers.
MacBooks Have Critical Dust Issue, Class-Action Lawsuit Alleges
Apple is being sued by a trio of Mac users who allege that the lack of filters on vents caused dust to accumulate behind their iMacs' display, leaving smudges.
Ontario court rules Uber driver can proceed with class action lawsuit
A proposed class action lawsuit filed by an Uber driver against the ride-hailing company will proceed after Ontario’s top court reversed a decision that…
What Recent Class Action Rate Litigation Means for Hospitals
Legal challenges to hospital charges are increasing in both number and intensity with plaintiffs’ counsel continuing to file suits against hospitals...
Samsung Washing Machine Recall Spurs $6.55M Class Action Settlement
Samsung settled a class action lawsuit involving more than 30 top-loading washing machine models for $6.55 million. The class action alleged the washing machine tops could detach and explode in wash cycles. Samsung recalled the washers, but consumers sued. Original owners may qualify for refunds and a cash settlement.
SCOTUS Puts the Class Action Waiver Issue at the Top of Its Agenda
Perhaps signaling the importance of the issue for American businesses and jurisprudence, the U.S. Supreme Court chose the first day of its term…
20 Crazy Class Action Lawsuits Filed Against Celebrities
The life of a celebrity is often thought to be glamorous, highly appealing, and something that others envy in many different ways. The darker side of it ho
More than 20 class-action lawsuits filed against Equifax
After disclosing last week that 143 million U.S. consumers may have had their personal information compromised during a cyberattack by criminal hackers, credit-reporting agency Equifax is already facing at least 23 proposed class-action lawsuits The company said the attacks took place from mid-May to July 2017, and the breach involved names, addresses, birthdays, and Social Security numbers, as well as some driver's license numbers. Equifax said…
Red Inn in Provincetown faces class action suit over tips
PROVINCETOWN — A class action suit has been filed against Red Inn owner David Silva and managers Philip Mossy Jr. and Sean Burke alleging that they