A California federal judge on Friday conditionally granted final certification of a nationwide class of about 1 million consumers in a suit accusing Acer America Corp. of knowingly selling laptops without enough memory to support their operating systems.
A shareholder of Texas-based Animal Health International Inc. filed a proposed class action Friday challenging Lextron Inc.'s $251 million buyout bid for the company, saying the price was inadequate and the result of conflicting loyalties among AHII directors.
A New York federal judge on Wednesday rejected bids by both sides for quick wins on portions of a putative class action accusing Franklin First Financial Ltd. of violating federal and state law by failing to pay minimum wage and overtime.
An attorney for State Street Corp. asked a New York federal judge Friday to toss a suit from multidistrict litigation over alleged misrepresentations of a mutual fund's subprime investments, arguing that investor behavior would not have changed with additional prospectus information.
Illinois' high court on Thursday ruled that American Airlines Inc. defused a putative class action over baggage fees by giving the lead plaintiff a refund that she wanted to decline.
Homebuilders, installers or suppliers of allegedly faulty Chinese drywall can only be held negligent if it is proven the companies were aware the drywall was defective, a Florida state judge overseeing a class action ruled in an order made available Wednesday.
Attorneys representing more than 28,000 UPS Inc. workers in California asked a federal judge Friday to give final approval to a $2.5 million settlement in a meal break class action.
The Eleventh Circuit on Friday backed class certification in a lawsuit accusing General Mills Inc. of misleading Florida consumers about the digestive benefits of its probiotic yogurt, but suggested a minor modification to the class definition.
Shareholders of language-learning software maker Rosetta Stone Inc. filed a putative class action Thursday in Virginia, claiming the company misled them about its financial situation.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP partner Jeremy P. Blumenfeld's creative handling of large, complicated employee benefits class actions has won the respect of his peers and landed him on Law360's list of five class action attorneys under 40 to watch.
A California federal judge on Wednesday denied the dismissal and summary judgment bids of Allstate Indemnity Co. and other auto insurers hoping to escape a putative class action alleging they set up a sham organization to prevent competition over repair parts.
A putative consumer class action claiming that Campbell Soup Co. misleadingly labeled its low-sodium tomato soups in violation of New Jersey consumer protection laws is not preempted by federal law, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
A Kentucky federal judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss an antitrust class action alleging cable provider Insight Communications Co. LP improperly forced consumers to rent cable boxes from the company, the latest ruling in wide-ranging litigation over the practice.
A West Virginia jury on Friday ruled in favor of Massey Energy Co. in a class action accusing the company of exposing students and faculty at an elementary school to toxic coal dust.
Medifast Inc. investors on Thursday filed a second securities fraud class action in Maryland, alleging the company lacked adequate financial controls and embellished reported sales of its weight-loss programs.
A former Eisai Inc. pharmaceutical sales representative lodged a class action in California state court Tuesday, accusing the company of failing to pay proper overtime compensation.
After derailing Google Inc.’s plans to develop a massive digital library in light of antitrust concerns, a New York federal judge suggested the technology giant revise a class action settlement with authors and publishers, but it may not be so simple for the parties to go back to the drawing board, experts say.
A New York federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a proposed class action accusing Raymour and Flanigan Furniture Co. of not telling customers that they could pay less for furniture if they paid with cash rather than with a no-interest credit card.
A federal judge in California gave an initial green light Thursday to an $8.9 million settlement pact in a securities class action accusing pharmaceutical company Nuvelo Inc. of making misrepresentations about clinical trials for the blood clot dissolving drug alfimeprase.
Following a settlement, a New York federal judge on Thursday discontinued one of the cases in multidistrict litigation against State Street Corp. and its affiliates over $2.7 million in losses in employee benefit accounts invested in subprime assets.