The Tenth Circuit on Tuesday nixed a decision that would have returned to state court a putative class action in Colorado accusing Farmers Insurance Exchange of refusing to pay reasonable and necessary medical expenses on its auto insurance policies.
A New York federal judge on Tuesday told UBS AG to respond to claims that it brokered a $160 million antitrust settlement with 25 attorneys general in order to circumvent multidistrict litigation over alleged bid-rigging in the bond derivatives market.
An Illinois federal judge on Monday trimmed all class allegations from a lawsuit accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of discriminating against warehouse workers of Cuban origin, leaving only some of the plaintiffs' individual claims remaining in the suit.
Towers Perrin Forster & Crosby Inc. agreed Friday to pay $9.2 million to settle a class action in California brought by former Consolidated Freightways Corp. employees over actuarial work on pensions that were slashed when the trucking company shut down.
The Ninth Circuit refused on Monday to revive a putative class action brought by a group of eBay Inc. sellers accusing the company of monopolizing the online auction market and charging excessive fees.
A California federal judge granted conditional class certification Monday in a suit alleging Hyatt Vacation Marketing Corp. failed to pay minimum wage and overtime to real estate agents who sell its vacation properties.
Arch Coal Inc.’s $3.4 billion buyout of International Coal Group Inc. prompted a class action in Delaware on Monday that claims the deal shortchanges the seller's shareholders and effectively obliterates any say they have in the sale.
Raytheon Co. urged the Ninth Circuit on Monday to reverse a summary judgment ruling ordering it to repay millions of dollars in health insurance premiums it charged a class of workers who took early retirement.
A California federal judge Monday nixed foreign injury claims in a multidistrict litigation accusing United Air Lines Inc., Continental Airlines Inc. and other major carriers of conspiring to fix prices on long-haul trans-Pacific flights.
A New York federal judge overseeing Chevron Corp.'s extortion suit against a class of Ecuadoreans that has pursued the company over alleged massive pollution in the Amazon denied a recusal bid Monday, saying the defendants couldn't claim bias simply because they disagreed with him.
The foreign trustee overseeing Parmalat SpA's reorganization overseas and a liquidating Parmalat financial unit on Monday sought to move to Illinois state court their suits in New York implicating auditor Grant Thornton International in the securities fraud class litigation that bankrupted the Italian dairy giant.
A West Virginia federal judge on Thursday approved most claims — but nixed those brought under competition law — in a putative class action that accuses Range Resources Corp. of lying to Marcellus Shale landowners to win gas leases it later abandoned.
French transport and energy company Alstom SA agreed Monday to shell out $7 million to end a long-running securities fraud class action in New York that accused it and its officers of artificially inflating stock prices.
A Connecticut federal judge found on Thursday in a class action that the Connecticut Department of Correction's physical fitness test for correctional officer jobs discriminated against women applicants.
Two women filed a putative class action in Pennsylvania last week claiming that LexisNexis Risk & Information Analytics Group Inc. labeled thousands of retail workers as thieves and distributed their personal data from a database in violation of federal law.
Citadel Broadcasting Corp. shareholders hit the company, its board of directors and Cumulus Media Inc. with a putative class action Friday in Delaware state court alleging that Cumulus' proposed $2.5 billion acquisition undervalues the shares of recently solvent Citadel.
A group of Yankee Stadium food service workers hit their employers with a putative class action Monday claiming the companies kept surcharges listed on food menus as gratuities in violation of New York labor law.
A group of interstate truck drivers embroiled in a labor dispute with Swift Transportation Co. urged the Ninth Circuit on Monday to order an Arizona federal court to rule on whether their claims are exempted from federal arbitration rules.
A California federal judge on Friday threw out a putative class action claiming Hewlett-Packard Co. knowingly sold and failed to offer warranty services for defective computers equipped with Nvidia Corp. chips, saying the plaintiffs’ claims were released by a settlement in a related case.
A Florida federal judge on Thursday tossed a lawsuit brought by three cement companies seeking a ruling that two Zurich Financial Services Ltd. units and Amerisure Insurance Co. had a duty to defend them in consolidated antitrust class action litigation.