Vivint Accused of Failing to Pay for Training

A potential class action lawsuit is looming against security company Vivint Inc. for allegedly not compensating employees who went to mandatory training. The class action lawsuit would include former and current employees of Vivint in California, where the line in mandatory training… Read More »

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Couple Claims Infuse Was Used in an Off-Label Manner

Arizona residents John and Josephine Arvizu filed a Medtronic lawsuit on April 15, claiming that the Infuse Surgery technique was used in an “off-label manner,” which means it wasn’t used in a manner approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…. Read More »

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Fla. Woman Sues Bayer Over Mirena IUD Injuries

A Florida woman is suing Bayer Pharmaceuticals for the injuries she suffered from the Mirena IUD. Tami Carlaw alleges as a result of using the product she sustained multiple injuries. Carlaw first had the Mirena IUD inserted in 2009 with no initial… Read More »

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Hilton Not Paying Overtime, Class Action Lawsuit Claims

Hilton Worldwide was hit with a class action lawsuit for allegedly violating California labor laws, including failure to pay overtime, and having policies prohibiting meal or rest breaks. Nelson Chico filed the class action lawsuit in California Superior Court in Los Angeles… Read More »

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Study: Risperdal Overprescribed to Foster Children for ADHD

Risperdal (risperidone) is an antipsychotic medication, designed to help people suffering from mental disorders such as schizophrenia. Like many other medications designed to treat brain issues, the drug was been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat several… Read More »

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Travelers Want Hotels To Do Away With Resort Fees

A recent report by USA Today revealed that U.S. hotels collected an estimated $2.1 billion in resort fees in 2013. Travelers are not happy and want companies to quote an honest rate, including all required fees. If they have it their way,… Read More »

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Fresenius Faces New NaturaLyte Recall

Fresenius has recently issued a recall for their dialysis product, NaturaLyte. This NaturaLyte recall comes after a much larger 2012 recall over different reasons. NaturaLyte, and a smilar product called GranuFlo, are two dialysis mixes produced by Fresenius. GranuFlo and NaturaLyte are… Read More »

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Southwest Airlines Class Action Settlement Money in the Mail

Settlement money from two class action lawsuits against Southwest Airlines Co. is being mailed to consumers this week who participated in a class action settlement over credit card receipts. The money is from a $1.8 million class action settlement reached in October… Read More »

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Unum Faces Insurance Denial Lawsuit from Ariz. Policyholder

An Arizona resident has filed a lawsuit against insurance giant Unum, alleging the company denied his insurance claim in bad faith. Craig Cheek, who filed the lawsuit, had a Unum disability insurance policy through his employer, Tyson Foods. The Unum lawsuit does… Read More »

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Revised $14M Hydroxycut False Ad Class Action Settlement Reached

A new $14 million class action settlement has been reached in the Hydroxycut false advertising MDL, taking the place of a larger settlement that was rejected last year. On Monday, plaintiff Andrew Dremak and defendants Iovate Health Sciences Inc., Iovate Health Sciences… Read More »

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