A Californian has asked a federal judge to certify two classes of purchasers in a case accusing Kellogg Co. of adding misleading statements to the packaging for its Rice Krispies products that suggest they boost children's immune systems.
A federal appeals court has ruled Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America Inc. did not breach its warranty in a consumer class action accusing the company of misrepresenting the picture quality of its TVs.
A federal judge has dismissed for a second time a suit accusing Walgreen Co. of scheming to overcharge third-party payors by improperly filling prescriptions for two generic drugs.
A federal judge has refused to conditionally certify a nationwide class of thousands in a suit alleging HSBC Finance Corp. account executives had to work off the clock and weren't paid a premium rate for overtime hours.
A federal judge has thrown out a putative securities class action that accused mortgage insurer MGIC Investment Corp. and several executives of misleading the public about the company's health ahead of a mortgage meltdown-related stock crash that cost investors more than $500 million.
A federal judge has denied for the second time a group of nurses' certification bid on two critical issues in a class action that alleges hospitals in upstate New York conspired to keep salaries artificially low.
Loan officers working for Malcap Mortgage LLC have filed a class action accusing the Tennessee-based loan, refinance and debt consolidation company of failure to pay wages and overtime and retaliation.
After a nearly five-hour-long contentious hearing before a packed courtroom, the judge tasked with sifting through the antitrust, intellectual property and privacy concerns raised by a proposed settlement to let Google Inc. create a massive digital library refused to rule on the dispute Thursday, saying there was "just too much to digest."
The owner of an Oklahoma-based delivery service that contracted with DHL Express (USA) Inc. has lost his bid to be dropped from a collective action accusing him, his company and DHL of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay drivers proper overtime wages.
GlaxoSmithKline PLC has decided to voluntarily pull its zinc-containing lines of Poligrip denture cream from the market and stop all advertising and manufacture of the creams, as suits pile up in the multidistrict litigation over neurological problems from excessive zinc levels caused by denture products.
A judge has dismissed several claims in antitrust multidistrict litigation alleging that Ganz Inc., the supplier of the popular Webkinz toys, required retailers to buy unrelated gift items in order to obtain the plush animals.
A federal judge has dismissed nearly 350 lawsuits by plaintiffs who alleged Bausch & Lomb Inc.'s ReNu MoistureLoc contact lens solution caused them eye infections.
A former Macy's Inc. employee is seeking to certify a class of up to 40,000 terminated workers in a suit alleging the retail giant failed to immediately pay all final wages at the time the workers were fired, in violation of California labor laws.
A federal appeals court has revived a class action from investors accusing the Citigroup Inc. affiliates that managed their funds of pocketing fees, reversing a district court's dismissal of claims under the Securities Exchange Act.
Two Lennox Hearth Products Inc. gas-burning fireplace owners have won class certification in their action accusing the manufacturer of failing to disclose the product's safety defects.
A federal judge has refused to dismiss a long-running case by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of discriminating against female job candidates at one of its Kentucky distribution centers.
Finding that the Employee Retirement Income Security Act claims in one of several collective actions over meal break pay practices at Pittsburgh-area hospitals could not be salvaged, a federal judge has dismissed those claims, though allegations under the Fair Labor Standards Act will proceed
A Louisiana appellate court has affirmed the certification of a breach of contract class action accusing Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp. of failing to disclose an application fee to its insureds.
A federal judge has remanded a coverage dispute between Marathon Petroleum Co. LLC and its insurers to the Ohio state court where the company first filed suit seeking reimbursement of $40 million spent litigating a class action over contaminated gasoline.
A unit of United Parcel Service Inc. has agreed to fork out $12.8 million to settle a wage-and-hour class action launched by a group of the company's drivers.