Class Action

Major Chip Makers Duck Antitrust Conspiracy Claims, For Now

Samsung Electronics Co., Micron Technology Inc. and SK Hynix Inc. scored a win on Tuesday when a California federal court threw out most of a proposed class action brought by consumers who alleged the chip makers colluded to fix prices on dynamic random-access memory, a key component in many digital devices…

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Ohio AG Asks 6th Circ. To Halt Upcoming Opioid Bellwether

Ohio’s attorney general on Friday urged the Sixth Circuit to halt an upcoming bellwether trial that’s part of multidistrict litigation against drugmakers blamed for the opioid crisis, calling the claims made by two Buckeye State counties in the bellwether case an “intrusion onto sovereign territory”…

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Capital One Hit With Slew Of Suits After Massive Breach

Capital One Financial Corp. was hit on Tuesday with a bevy of proposed class actions after it revealed it had been the target of a data heist in which 106 million people had their personal information stolen by a hacker who is now facing federal criminal charges…

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