The federal judge overseeing a putative overtime class and collective action against ConocoPhillips Pipe Line Co. has denied the company's motion to strike the class allegations from the plaintiff's complaint.
Shareholders of Transocean Ltd., which operated the ill-fated oil rig now leaking huge amounts of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, have filed a putative securities fraud class action claiming the company issued false and misleading statements about its safety protocols.
Aetna Inc. asked a court on Thursday to let it intervene as a class plaintiff on behalf of end payers in the antitrust multidistrict litigation over antidepressant Wellbutrin XL.
Four former officers of bike maker Huffy Corp. have agreed to pay $8 million to resolve shareholder litigation accusing them of concealing the company's financial condition prior to its acquisition of sporting goods manufacturer Gen-X Sports Inc.
A federal judge has tossed a nationwide collective action accusing Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc. of failing to pay its retail specialists for time worked off the clock, finding that the plaintiff had not shown he worked overtime.
A judge has denied summary judgment to a group of Denver police officers seeking to recover pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act for overtime work and time spent donning and doffing equipment, finding that most of the claims need to be argued at trial.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging Nissan North America Inc. erroneously said a model of the Altima was equipped with an anti-lock braking system and delayed telling customers of the mistake.
A federal judge has rejected Amazon.com Inc.'s motion to throw out a putative collective action accusing it of violating federal law by using a policy of rounding work time off to the nearest quarter-hour in a way that shorts its warehouse associates on overtime pay.
Penske Logistics LLC is appealing the certification of a class action accusing it of failing to properly compensate meal and rest breaks of employees who performed inventory and installation services for the company's Whirlpool Corp. account.
Plaintiffs in a proposed class action accusing Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. of selling notebook computers with defective hinges have asked a judge to approve a settlement and to award the plaintiffs' counsel $900,000.
A federal judge has certified a class action in California against American Security Insurance Co. over force-placed insurance, saying that the insurer's alleged coercive behavior could be reasonably construed to violate the state's Unfair Competition Law.
A federal judge has ruled that a Missouri tannery owner isn't liable for actions taken by previous operators of the facility, in a pair of class actions alleging the tannery's toxic chemical byproducts ruined nearby farmland and caused cancer.
Customers who bought certain Pampers diapers have filed a product liability putative class action against Procter & Gamble Co., accusing the consumer goods giant of making diapers that harmed babies by causing rashes, blisters and chemical burns.
Investors in the bankrupt Mortgages Ltd. have filed a putative class action against Greenberg Traurig LLP, saying a Greenberg partner helped draft documents that allowed the company to raise money for what effectively was a Ponzi scheme.
E-Trade Financial Corp. and its top executives have lost a bid to dismiss a securities class action brought by investors who say the company misrepresented its financial condition during the mortgage meltdown in 2007.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has agreed to pay up to $86 million to settle two lawsuits accusing the retail giant of failing to pay thousands of workers for vacation and personal time upon terminating their employment.
Pfizer Inc. was hit Tuesday with another securities fraud class action over its anti-inflammatory drug Bextra, this time accused of failing to tell investors it was illegally promoting off-label uses for Bextra and three other drugs and of offering kickbacks to doctors to promote the medications.
A federal judge has dismissed a putative class action filed against Regions Financial Corp. on behalf of investors who participated in a $345 million offering that relied on allegedly misleading financial statements related to the bank's acquisition of AmSouth Corp.
The New York Giants and the New York Jets have teamed up in their bid to boot a breach of implied contract claim in a proposed class action accusing the National Football League franchises of unlawfully requiring season-ticket holders to purchase "personal seat licenses" for games at the teams' new stadium in the Meadowlands.
In closing arguments Tuesday that alleged a "broken" system for pay and promotions at Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp., a lawyer for the plaintiffs in a $200 million sex bias case against the Swiss drug giant accused a defense expert of cooking his statistics to hide bias against women.