Class Action

App Cos. Sue Facebook Over ‘Brazen’ Anti-Competitive Plot

A handful of tech companies launched a proposed class action against Facebook on Thursday in California federal court, alleging the social media giant intentionally set out to destroy app developers it deemed as potential rivals in “the most brazen, willful anti-competitive scheme in a generation”…

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7th Circ. Upholds $20M Pelvic Mesh Award Against J&J

A Seventh Circuit panel on Tuesday swept aside a “flurry of arguments” made by Johnson & Johnson in its unsuccessful bid to convince the court to throw out a $20 million judgment in favor of a woman who claimed she was harmed by the company’s Prolift pelvic mesh device…

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Split 9th Circ. Nixes Bid For Williams-Sonoma Customer List

A split Ninth Circuit panel said Monday that Williams-Sonoma doesn’t have to disclose a list of its California customers in a proposed class action claiming the company misled customers about the thread count of its bedding, with the dissenting judge calling his colleagues’ ruling “unnecessary”…

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