Pike Electric Inc. has been hit with a proposed collective action alleging the electrical service company required its hourly electricians in Florida to work overtime without pay.
Despite some admittedly ambiguous grammar in an indemnity policy issued by The Travelers Cos. Inc., a federal appeals court has ruled that the insurer is not obligated to cover Payless Shoesource Inc.'s claims arising from a settled state class action over unpaid off-the-clock wages.
An organization representing Burger King Corp. franchisees is asking a federal judge to stop the company from forcing franchisees to add the double cheeseburger to their $1 value meal menu.
Investors have filed a consolidated class action accusing Quest Energy Partners LP of turning a blind eye while its former CEO pilfered $10 million from the corporate coffers.
Three North Dakota men who served in Iraq have become the latest to file a proposed class action accusing KBR Inc. and other military contractors of exposing them to toxic fumes from giant burn pits.
A shareholder of Landry’s Restaurants Inc. has brought a proposed class action alleging a planned $238 million buyout deal for the national restaurant and entertainment company by its CEO and other company directors is “grossly inadequate.”
A federal judge has vacated an earlier ruling awarding a group of First American Title Insurance Co. policyholders summary judgment of liability on a breach of contract claim in a class action alleging the insurance company overcharged customers for residential title insurance policies.
Citibank NA is facing a putative class action accusing it of jacking up credit card interest rates in a bid to beat looming federal credit card regulations and in violation of agreements signed with cardholders.
Both congressional intent and corporate pragmatism have been put under the microscope by the U.S. Supreme Court, as justices on Tuesday grilled attorneys in a dispute over how courts should weigh a corporation's headquarters when determining its principal place of business.
The plaintiff in a lawsuit accusing North American Company for Life and Health Insurance of providing customers with ambiguous and misleading notices and statements that tend to lead to lapses in life insurance policies asked a federal judge to certify the case as a class action.
Plaintiffs in a proposed class action have accused General Electric Co. of selling microwave ovens that it knows are at risk of starting on their own volition, causing a fire hazard.
A federal judge has shot down Raytheon Co.'s bid to depose the plaintiffs' counsel in a suit that alleges the defense contractor released a plume of toxins into the groundwater under a Florida neighborhood, damaging property values.
Two former assistant store managers have asked a federal judge for class certification in a suit accusing Home Depot USA Inc. of deliberately misclassifying them as exempt from California labor law in order to avoid paying a premium rate for overtime hours.
Plaintiffs who claim Electronic Arts Inc.'s exclusive licenses with various football leagues have killed off competition for its hugely popular Madden NFL series, among other video games, have asked a judge to certify a class of potentially millions of people.
A federal judge has signed off on a notice to be sent to potential class members in a suit alleging that gas companies Georgia Energy USA LLC, United Fuel Inc., Global Energy USA LLC and others overcharged customers at Georgia gas stations by dispensing less fuel than indicated.
In a case of deja vu all over again, Zale Corp. is facing an investor class action alleging the jeweler overstated its earnings as part of a fraud that has brought the company under regulatory scrutiny and sunk its stock price.
The widow of a Pennsylvania cancer victim has lost a bid to certify a class of supplemental cancer insurance policyholders but has won partial summary judgment in a suit accusing Life Investors Insurance Co. of America of wrongfully denying cancer patients payments on claims made under the policies.
Four New York homeowners have filed a purported class action alleging that Aurora Loan Services LLC improperly denied their applications for modifications of their mortgages under the federal Home Affordable Modification Program.
Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc. has agreed to pay $35 million to settle a class action alleging that the insurance giant failed to warn investors in its employee investment plan that the company's stock was inflated as a result of bid-rigging and price-fixing.
A federal judge has granted three motions for conditional class certification — from teachers, lieutenants and case managers — in a lawsuit alleging prison company The GEO Group Inc. failed to compensate overtime at its correctional facilities.