Attorneys for a class of plaintiffs accusing eBay Inc. of federal antitrust violations have avoided sanctions, following a magistrate judge's conclusion that they did not clearly breach a protective order barring the use of case documents in other litigation.
Class members have until June 4 to object or opt out of a settlement that calls for AT&T Mobility to allow its customers to unlock their phones, a deal that excludes Apple Inc.'s iPhone.
CareGroup Healthcare System Inc. has asked a judge to approve an up to $8.5 million settlement of a proposed class and collective action accusing four of its hospitals and their affiliates of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act, Employee Retirement Income Security Act and other labor laws.
A federal judge is taking issue with Milberg LLP and other counsel representing a group of plaintiffs in liability litigation related to Sony Corp. televisions over their use of statements from confidential sources that later proved to be unreliable.
The lead plaintiff in a putative class action accusing Sears Roebuck and Co. of deliberately selling faulty garage door openers has asked a federal court to reverse a previous order and force Sears representatives to testify at a deposition.
A federal judge has signed off on a $1.4 million agreement to end a wage-and-hour class action that accused H&R Block Financial Advisors Inc. of improperly classifying its financial advisers as exempt from overtime pay.
A federal magistrate judge in a donning and doffing class action has said Butterball LLC must give plaintiffs access to four confidential attorney-client documents the company left at a poultry processing plant.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. and two top executives have been dealt a proposed class action alleging they artificially inflated the casino resort company's stock price by making false and misleading statements about its business, prospects and operations.
A group of residential property owners has settled a class action accusing bankrupt Washington Mutual Inc. and its in-house trustee of failing to properly record reconveyances of their home loans.
A federal judge has signed off on class parameters for a $26.6 million settlement of a lawsuit against NovaGold Resources Inc. and its officers over a failed mining project.
A Wisconsin appeals court has affirmed a state judge's dismissal of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. from a price-fixing class action implicating several major automakers, agreeing that Wisconsin courts don't have personal jurisdiction over Nissan.
In a ruling that could clear the way for more consumer fraud class actions, a federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court's decision to certify two classes in a lawsuit alleging Pella Corp. failed to tell customers that millions of its windows are defective.
Already under regulatory supervision and delisted from Nasdaq, TierOne Corp. now faces a shareholder lawsuit alleging it defrauded investors by concealing the fact that delinquent loans left the bank precariously undercapitalized.
Several former Trans World Airlines Inc. pilots who were furloughed following American Airlines Inc.'s 2001 acquisition of TWA have launched a putative class action challenging a recent arbitration award allowing American's union to halt the rehiring of these pilots.
A magistrate judge has excluded the testimony of a plaintiffs' witness in a collective action accusing Prudential Financial Inc. and Prudential Insurance Co. of America of failing to properly pay overtime to insurance agents, saying the testimony was submitted after discovery concluded.
A group of H&R Block Inc. tax professionals has launched a putative collective action accusing the tax preparation giant of refusing to pay employees for mandatory training sessions and forcing tax preparers to work off the clock.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case examining whether the Federal Arbitration Act precludes judges from invalidating contract provisions that deny people the right to pursue classwide relief.
A federal judge has refused to reconsider his decision to toss a securities class action accusing Fortis NA of misleading investors during its planned acquisition of Dutch commercial banking entity ABN Amro Holding NV, while giving the plaintiffs a chance to bring their allegations to a more appropriate venue.
Former employees of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar Restaurants in New York have asked to certify potentially thousands of hourly workers and managers in a suit that alleges the restaurant committed numerous violations of state and federal labor laws.
A judge has refused to decertify a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action accusing Costco Wholesale Corp. of failing to compensate receiving managers for overtime.