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Class-action lawsuit accuses e-scooter companies of ‘gross negligence’

The nation’s electronic-scooter companies are facing more blowback as concerns rise about the safety of these devices – this time in the form of a class-action lawsuit filed Friday in California. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, ...

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Justices side with Microsoft in Xbox 360 class action case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is giving Microsoft Corp. another chance to stop a class action lawsuit filed by owners of the Xbox 360 video-game system who claim the console has a design defect that scratches game discs. The ...

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Western NY attorneys: Ruling maintains ‘status quo’ for class actions

The U.S. Supreme Court’ decision in the Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez case is remarkable, not for any change it brings to the viability of class-action lawsuits, but for what it leaves intact, western New York attorneys say. “People who follow ...

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Patients exposed to shared injections denied class action

Class action status is being rejected for more than 1,900 Olean General Hospital patients who were notified in January 2013 the insulin injection pens used on them may have also been used on other patients. No one, according to the ...

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Second Circuit – Class Action: In re Kingate Management Limited Litigation

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit – Class Action – State Law Claims – Preclusion   In re Kingate Management Limited Litigation 11-1397-cv Judges Katsman, Leval and Hall   Background: The plaintiffs appealed from the dismissal of their ...

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Lawmakers take another look at class actions

Changes in the way courts handle class action lawsuits has opened the door to overbroad actions in which no one is injured, according to some federal lawmakers, while others claim they are important to protect consumers. The class action is ...

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Second Circuit: Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System v. Morgan Stanley

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit – Class Action – Standing – Securities Fraud   Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System v. Morgan Stanley 13-2095-cv(L) Judges Winter, Leval and Lynch   Background: On plaintiff appealed from the denial of ...

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Wal-Mart faces new class action

Temporary workers at Wal-Mart have filed a new class action against the retail giant. The lawsuit, filed in Illinois federal court, alleges that the company violated wage and overtime laws by requiring temporary employees to show up early for work, ...

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Second Circuit — Class Action: Hecht v. United Collection Bureau Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit  Class Action Constructive Notice — Single Advertisement Hecht v. United Collection Bureau Inc. 11-1327 Judges Walker, Straub and Pooler Background: The plaintiff appealed from a judgment dismissing her suit as precluded by a ...

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