A former VF Corp. employee has terminated a suit that accused the apparel company of not paying its California sportswear store workers for missed meal periods or work done outside their shift following a judge's Oct. 27 decision to deny class certification of the suit.
Louisiana residents who claim PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer LP didn't do enough to stave off a 2008 sulfuric acid leak at a PCS facility have asked a federal judge for class certification.
Major insurance brokerage and consulting firm March & McLennan Cos. Inc. announced Friday that it will pay $400 million to settle a shareholder class action seeking redress for stock losses allegedly caused by the company's failure to disclose knowledge of a bid-rigging scheme.
Citing the complex nature of the case, a federal judge has proposed appointing Michael K. Rozen of Feinberg Rozen LLP as special master to preside over the massive Chinese-made drywall product liability litigation.
A federal judge has denied the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s bid for partial summary judgment in a case involving the Americans with Disabilities Act, finding that the medical center read too much into a recent U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit decision on class certification and the ADA.
A Canadian appeals court certified a class of direct and indirect dynamic random access memory purchasers Thursday, in a case accusing major manufacturers of the computer memory chips — including Infineon Technologies AG and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. — of improperly fixing prices on the products.
The lead plaintiff in a putative class action alleging United Airlines Inc. used its monopoly power to fix ticket purchasing rules on coast-to-coast nonstop routes has asked the court to dump the air carrier’s economic expert, saying his theories are so skewed they shouldn’t be allowed in court.
Security guards alleging they were not properly compensated for time spent working before and after their shifts, as well as for maintenance of their required uniforms, have filed a putative collective action against Per Mar Security Services and its CEO.
CSX Transportation Inc. has escaped a putative class action brought by a group of Ohio residents that sought the implementation of a medical monitoring program following a train derailment that caused the spill of hazardous chemicals and prompted the evacuation of their town.
The plaintiffs in a hybrid collective and class action against Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group Inc. are seeking class certification of New York law claims alleging the defendants illegally retained portions of tips and failed to pay the required overtime rate.
An Alliant Energy Corp. pension plan has asked for sanctions against a lawyer for the plaintiffs in a class action alleging that the plan shortchanged participants, claiming that the attorney badgered and berated expert witnesses for the defense while taking their depositions.
W3i Mobile LLC filed a notice of appeal Wednesday in its fight for defense coverage from business insurer Westchester Fire Insurance Co. for two putative class actions alleging the cell phone content provider billed customers for unauthorized charges.
Pharmaceutical companies CSL Ltd. Co. and Baxter International Inc. are facing class action allegations that they conspired to fix the prices of plasma-derivative protein therapies.
Plaintiffs who sued Internet phone provider Vonage Holdings Corp. over alleged misstatements and omissions leading up to Vonage's 2006 initial public offering have asked a federal judge for final approval of a $3.6 million class action settlement.
A federal judge has conditionally certified a collective action brought by a group of Mortgage Zone Inc. loan officers accusing the mortgage lender of violating federal and state labor laws by failing to pay minimum wage and overtime.
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.