JPMorgan Bankers Reach $16M Overtime Class Action Settlement

Business bankers employed by JPMorgan Chase & Co. have reached a $16 million class action settlement agreement with the bank over its failure to pay overtime, according to documents filed in New York federal court on March 25. The JPMorgan overtime class… Read More »

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Vivint Training Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

California labor law and the federal Fair Labor Standards Act require employers to pay for time spent on certain types of mandatory training. A new class action lawsuit investigation against Vivint Inc. is exploring allegations that the security company failed to do... Read More »

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Texas Woman Sues Unum for Denied Disability Claim

Texas plaintiff Kathleen Sprinkle is suing Unum Life Insurance of America for wrongfully denying her disability benefits after she was no longer able to continue working. Sprinkle alleges that Unum dismissed her claim without proper examination or cause, and therefore acted in… Read More »

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Compass Health to Pay $1.1M in Overtime Class Action Settlement

Compass Health, a hospital company based in Grover Beach, Calif., will pay $1.1 million in damages in a class action settlement over its labor practices, including asking employees to work overtime hours without appropriate pay. The U.S. District Court for the Central… Read More »

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Shipyard Asbestos Exposure Leads to Mesothelioma Lawsuit

A former Mississippi shipyard worker and his wife are suing several major companies, alleging that the man suffered from asbestos-related diseases caused by the companies’ negligent use of asbestos products. All of the companies named in the shipyard asbestos exposure lawsuit were… Read More »

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Unum Denies Disability Benefits to Woman with Lyme Disease

Connecticut resident Kelly Feher has filed a bad faith insurance lawsuit against insurance giant Unum Provident, alleging that Unum acted in bad faith by wrongfully denying her disability insurance claim. According to her Unum lawsuit, Feher developed Lyme Disease while vacationing in… Read More »

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Unum Hit with Bad Faith Insurance Lawsuit for Denying Claim

Sandra Greaver of West Virginia has filed bad faith insurance lawsuit against Unum Life Insurance Company of America for allegedly trying to get out of paying her long-term disability payments. Unum is one of the largest providers of long-term disability insurance. Disability… Read More »

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Rental Car Employee Wage & Hour Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Over the past four years, multiple wage and hour class action lawsuits have been filed against rental car companies accusing them of violating California labor law. As a result, several multi-million dollar class action settlements have been awarded to rental car employees.... Read More »

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Metal Working Exposure Lawsuits May Cite Old Data

One issue for former metal workers who are dealing with toxic cutting fluid exposure is establishing when employers and manufacturers would have been reasonably be aware of the risks associated with those chemicals. So older research may be buttressed by more recent… Read More »

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