Bank of America Mortgage Interest Class Action Settlement

A federal judge has granted final approval to a class action lawsuit settlement over allegations that Bank of America failed to report to the Internal Revenue Service over $1.5 billion in mortgage interest that had actually been paid by mortgage holders. As... 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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Florida Man Sues Merck for Januvia Pancreatic Cancer

Florida resident David Vega is suing Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. for the injuries he sustained from ingesting the diabetic medication Januvia, alleging that he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer as a direct result of taking Januvia. Vega started taking Januvia in… Read More »

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Dreamfields Low-Carb Pasta Maker Reaches $8M Class Action Settlement

The makers of Dreamfields pasta reached a $7.9 million class action settlement on Monday over claims that the low-carb pasta was falsely advertised as containing fewer digestible carbohydrates and having a lower glycemic index than traditional pasta. Lead plaintiffs Joseph Mirakay, Louis… Read More »

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Bayer Hit With Yaz Blood Clot Lawsuit

Florida resident Lemor Levy has filed a Yaz lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc., alleging that she suffered serious health problems caused by the oral contraceptive. Levy’s lawsuit does not go into the details of her Yaz blood clot injuries, but other… Read More »

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Tainted Exxon Mobile Gas Ignites Class Action Lawsuit

Hundreds of thousands of vehicles may have been affected by contaminated Exxon gasoline refined in Louisiana, causing engine damage to up to 250,000 vehicles, according to a class action lawsuit filed Thursday against Exxon Mobile Corp. Lead plaintiff James Smith alleges in… Read More »

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NYC Tentants File $100M Gateway Plaza Class Action Lawsuit

Tenants of the Battery Park City apartment complex Gateway Plaza, in New York City, filed a $100 million class action lawsuit April 1, accusing landlords of subjecting tenants to extremely cold temperatures, and failing to provide adequate insulation. The class action lawsuit… Read More »

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New Cholesterol Drugs May Rival Lipitor

Several companies have sought to develop a new class of cholesterol-controlling drugs. This threatens statins, a class of drugs that previously had been the main line of defense against high blood cholesterol levels. The search for an alternative to statins comes at… Read More »

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Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie Dodge ZIP Code Class Action Lawsuit

A West Virginia federal judge recently dismissed a class action lawsuit that was brought against the clothing retailers Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie for collecting customers’ ZIP codes from debit or credit card transactions. U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell said that the collection… Read More »

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Advertising Pushes Potentially Dangerous Testosterone Therapy

Researchers have found that priming a person’s mind with an image or word can have a significant effect on what they will do or say soon after — something similar may be occurring when patients request prescriptions from doctors for testosterone replacement… Read More »

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