Posts Categorized: Class Action

Dometic Corp. Under Fire

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RV owners have filed a class action suit against Dometic Corp. alleging a design defect rendering them a serious fire hazard risk. The Legal NewsLine reports that Dometic released a line of gas absorption fridges that were prone to premature corrosion, stress fatigue and cracks, causing noxious and flammable chemicals and gases inside the sealed… Read more »

Former Lyft/Uber Driver Challenges Uber’s use of “Hell” Spyware

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A driver, who drove for both Lyft and Uber, filed a lawsuit against Uber for using a secret software program called “Hell” to access Lyft drivers’ information and whereabouts in violation of privacy and other laws. As reported by Law360, the driver alleges that Uber accessed the driver’s Lyft data – without permission –  to… Read more »

CenturyLink Billing Investigation

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BizJournals reports that CenturyLink customers have filed class actions in several states alleging CenturyLink signed them up for services they did not request or authorize, improperly placed them in collections, and created fake accounts using the customers’ identification. Class actions have been filed in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. Zimmerman Reed partner… Read more »

Home Depot Settles Data Breach Case for $25M

Posted by & filed under Class Action, Consumer Protection, Settlements.

As reported by Law360, the home improvement retailer, Home Depot, agreed to pay $25 million to settle a class action involving a data breach that jeopardized the personal and financial information of 56 million credit and debit card holders. Zimmerman Reed represents financial institutions that will now qualify to recover financial losses in addressing and… Read more »

Brain Researcher Questions NHL Motives

Posted by & filed under Class Action, Sports Law.

Earlier this year, the NHL requested that Boston University’s Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center release its research documents on the brain disease CTE, as reported by Law360. Former players allege the NHL minimized the harmful effects of head injuries for decades. Researcher, Dr. Ann McKee, expressed concern that the NHL may be trying to discredit… Read more »

Fans Litigation for Record-Breaking Boxing Match

Posted by & filed under Class Action, Consumer Protection, Pacquiao MDL.

According to a report by Law360, pay-per-view customers accuse Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, and their affiliates on the grounds that they hid Pacquiao’s shoulder injury to boost ratings and sales of the highly anticipated 2015 fight between the two powerhouse boxers. The fans defended their allegations that the boxers forged a bogus fight, foreseeing a… Read more »