Several retired employees of Chrysler LLC, along with the union that represents them, filed a class action against the company on Thursday in an effort to prevent cuts to their health benefits, saying that this would violate both federal law and their collective bargaining agreement.
The plaintiffs in an antitrust class action suit against the largest insurance companies in the United States are fighting a federal court's dismissal of the allegations last month, filing an appeal of the decision on Wednesday.
Owners of Saturn's Vue and Ion vehicles have filed a putative class action lawsuit against General Motors Corp. alleging that the “Vti” transmission GM introduced in 2002 came with an inherent design flaw that made it prone to breaking down prematurely, rendering the vehicles “virtually worthless.”
Five months after certifying a class that alleges Comcast Corp. stifled competition in Philadelphia's cable subscription market, a federal judge has certified a class in Chicago bringing similar allegations.
An administrative law judge has granted class status to a group of disabled veterans alleging they applied for positions at the U.S. Postal Service and were required to bring two years worth of medical records to the job interview, in violation of laws against pre-employment medical requests.
A putative class action lawsuit has been filed against Energy Transfer Partners LP alleging the natural gas transport and storage company illegally manipulated the price of natural gas futures contracts on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Eight months after announcing their intention to settle an antitrust class action suit with Dynamic Random Access Memory manufacturers Samsung Group and Winbond Electronics Corp., plaintiffs in the suit on Wednesday asked for a preliminary order approving the deal.
A lawsuit alleging that American Family Mutual Insurance Co. unlawfully withheld overtime pay from its auto property damage claims adjusters will keep on rolling after a federal judge struck down the insurance giant's request for summary judgment.
A federal judge has shot down Caterpillar Inc.'s request to file additional court papers alleging the plaintiffs in a lawsuit over retiree medical benefits made a “mountain out of a molehill” by accusing the heavy equipment maker of lying about who is eligible to join the class.
A former employee of Amerigroup Corp. has accused the health-insurance and managed-care provider of failing to pay the elevated overtime wages required by federal law.
Investors that accused BP America Inc. of manipulating the price of crude oil futures and options contracts have decided to fight a district court decision to toss their complaint, notifying the court that they will appeal to the U.S Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Gas consumers across the United States' warmer regions stepped up their crusade against so-called hot fuel Monday when they filed a new 143-page, 39-count complaint in the multidistrict action now consolidated in Kansas.
Final approval of a deal in which body-armor maker DHB Industries Inc. would shell out $35 million and 3.2 million shares of company stock to settle a class action and shareholder derivative suit was put on hold Friday pursuant to a government request.
Murphy Oil USA Inc., Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. and the plaintiffs who hope to hold the two companies liable for a fire that broke out at an oil refinery have filed a joint stipulation detailing the facts on which they all agree.
A federal district court judge has paved the way for thousands of people to cash in on a $7 million settlement in a class action lawsuit stemming from a deadly January 2002 derailment of a Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. freight train that released anhydrous ammonia into the air, killing one man and injuring hundreds more.
A plaintiff in a shareholder lawsuit against Luminent Mortgage Capital Inc. has expanded the scope of his proposed class by accusing the real estate investment trust of falsely claiming it was insulated from the downturn in the subprime mortgage market as far back as March.
A group of travel agents is fighting United Airlines and other carriers' recent moves to dismiss their antitrust complaint, contending that the multidistrict litigation over whether the airlines conspired to limit their commissions has met the criteria needed to proceed.
FedEx Ground Package System Inc. on Friday refuted its drivers' allegations that the company's decision to eliminate single-route driver positions was in retaliation to a class action lawsuit, claiming that the decision was due to the tenuous legal environment in California.
Continuing its battle against the U.S. government's claims that it inflated prices to scam Medicare and boost sales, Abbott Laboratories Inc. is fighting a bid by prosecutors to depose the company's recently retired president and chief operating officer.
Three minivan owners have filed a proposed class action suit against American Honda Motor Co. Inc. and Michelin North America Inc., claiming the companies misled them and concealed information about the PAX Tire and Wheel Assembly System, which is offered on two models of Honda and Acura vehicles.