A former employee of Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. hit the clothing retailer with a class action in California state court Monday, claiming it denied assistant managers meal breaks and failed to pay full wages in violation of state law.
A Texas federal judge on Monday dismissed all claims with prejudice in a consolidated class action alleging Franklin Bank Corp. and its directors, officers and outside auditors lied to shareholders in order to keep the now-defunct bank afloat.
Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP took in nearly $1 billion in class action settlements from securities lawsuits in 2010, beating out all other plaintiffs firms in terms of investor recovery, according to a survey released on Tuesday.
A New York federal judge on Monday rejected KPMG LLP's request to move to California a putative collective action accusing the accounting firm of giving audit associates short shrift on overtime pay.
British oil giant BP PLC asked a Texas federal court Monday to dismiss shareholder derivative suits as part of multidistrict litigation stemming from the Deepwater Horizon disaster, claiming that U.S. shareholders did not have standing to sue on behalf of a company organized under U.K. law.
Attorneys who helped Native American farmers and ranchers win a $760 million class settlement over bias in the federal farm loan program deserved only about $30 million — half of what they asked for, the federal government said Friday.
A group of insurance brokers and companies — including American International Group Inc. and Travelers Cos. Inc. — agreed Friday to a $36.8 million settlement in long-running multidistrict litigation that accused scores of companies of bid-rigging.
General Mills Inc. said Friday that a class action claiming its Yoplait USA Inc. division exaggerated the health benefits of its yogurt products should be tossed because the claims were not actionable under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act.
A California federal judge on Monday conditionally certified a class of workers at power plants owned by Black & Veatch Corp. who claim the company owes them overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The NFL fired back at its players Monday in Minnesota federal court, saying their attempts to fight a league lockout by dissolving their union and filing antitrust claims ran afoul of national labor laws.
A putative class of investors sued a Danish wind turbine company Friday in Colorado, accusing the company of artificially inflating its share price when it retroactively decreased its 2010 revenue outlook and disclosed that it hadn't followed international accounting standards.
Drivers who filed a proposed class action in California accusing Nissan North America Inc. of selling cars with a faulty electronic key system filed an appeal Thursday of a judge’s decision to dismiss the case.
A group of current and former Bayer Corp. employees filed a class action in New Jersey on Monday seeking $100 million for women who have allegedly suffered systemic sex discrimination while working for the health care company.
A New Jersey federal judge on Friday shot down Robert Half International Inc.'s challenge to the admission of plaintiffs' firm Lichten & Liss-Riordan PC in a putative overtime class action against the staffing company.
The First Circuit on Friday upheld a ruling that nixed a securities class action accusing NeuroMetrix Inc. of marketing a medical device to doctors in a way that inflated the value of the product.
Direct purchaser ATS Claim LLC dropped its antitrust claims against flat-screen television maker Epson Electronics America Inc. on Wednesday in a multidistrict price-fixing litigation in California.
A Pennsylvania federal judge approved a settlement Thursday in a natural gas royalties dispute that amends leases between Range Resources-Appalachia LLC and some 25,000 class members to impose caps on future post-production cost deductions.
A federal judge ruled Friday that Starbucks Corp. violated Massachusetts law by allowing shift supervisors to share in tip pools with baristas, handing a win to a class of employees who challenged the company’s policy.
A federal judge in Texas rejected a proposed $21 million settlement Friday of three putative class actions against Securities America Inc. that alleged the broker-dealer made false statements in connection with the sale of billions of dollars worth of notes.
Over Citgo Petroleum Corp.'s objections, a New York federal judge approved Friday a $1.7 million settlement between 7-Eleven Inc. and Orange County Water District in a multidistrict litigation over groundwater contamination from gasoline additive methyl tertiary-butyl ether.