Class Action

Fired Waiter Blasts Trump Critic Restaurateur’s ‘Glass House’

A waiter cut loose from the Waverly Inn tossed a stone at the “glass house” of Graydon Carter, slamming the New York City restaurant’s co-owner for criticizing President Donald Trump while purportedly mistreating his own workers, according to a proposed class action filed Wednesday in New York federal court…

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StarKist Settles Tuna Price-Fixing Claims With Kroger, Others

StarKist Co. announced Friday that it has agreed to a settlement with Kroger Co. and other retailers to resolve allegations of a widespread tuna price-fixing conspiracy that have been the focus of multidistrict litigation in California federal court…

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Pharma Co. Pumped Stock By Hiding Drug Failures, Suit Says

A proposed class of investors hit Corbus Pharmaceutical Holdings Inc. and two of its top executives with a securities suit in Massachusetts federal court Tuesday alleging that the company and its officers concealed negative results in clinical trials of its flagship drug…

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Apple TV Customers Keep ‘Season Pass’ Suit Alive

Customers suing Apple Inc. scored a win Wednesday when a California federal judge refused to dismiss their proposed class action alleging they got less than they paid for when buying “season passes” for television shows through the tech giant’s Apple TV service…

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BofA Workers Cite 9th Circ., Win Cert. In Reversal Of OT Suit

A group of Bank of America mortgage lenders who alleged they were wrongly denied overtime won conditional certification to pursue a class action against the financial giant, when a California federal judge on Friday backtracked on an earlier ruling in light of a recent Ninth Circuit appellate decision…

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Hyundai Brakes Defect Suit Can’t Go Forward As Class Action

A consumer’s suit alleging a brake defect in Hyundai’s Santa Fe SUVs can’t be certified as a class action because she hasn’t adequately proved the commonality of the alleged damages suffered by the proposed class members, a New York federal judge has said…

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GE, Tepco Dodge Sailors’ $1B Fukushima Radiation Suit

Tokyo Electric Power Co. and General Electric Co. on Monday dodged a $1 billion lawsuit by U.S. sailors over radiation injuries they allegedly suffered during their response to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, after a California federal judge agreed the suit belonged in Japanese, not U.S., courts…

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