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California court approves $300,000 settlement in class-action lawsuit against Yahoo

By Chandra Lye | Nov 21, 2018

A U.S. District Court in California has made a final order in a class-action lawsuit against Yahoo! Inc. over automatically renewing subscriptions.

Two class action litigation firms looking for wild fire clients, according to press release

By Karen Kidd | Nov 18, 2018

Two law firms that have made names for themselves in asbestos, personal injury, products liability and other class actions now are looking for victims of California's devastating Camp Fire to represent, according to a recent press release.

Court denies request to dismiss class-action suit against biomed companies

By John Sammon | Nov 17, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied a motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed against a biomedical company accusing it of violating labor laws by misclassifying employees as independent contractors.

Appeals panel revives class action alleging nutrition supplement company misled consumers

By Charmaine Little | Nov 13, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently determined a class action claiming a nutritional supplement company misled consumers shouldn’t be dismissed, reversing the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Healthcare Services Group alleged to have failed to compensate employees for all hours worked

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A former employee of a housekeeping company has filed a class action over allegations she was not paid for all hours worked.

DuPont to pay $3.5M settlement in titanium dioxide class action

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 9, 2018

A court has approved a $3.5-million settlement in a class-action lawsuit targeting DuPont over a titanium dioxide price-fixing claim.

Judge denies Ford's request to dismiss class action over allegedly defective door latches

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 9, 2018

A California court has denied a request from the Ford Motor Company to dismiss parts of an amended complaint in a class-action lawsuit over allegedly defective door latches.

Court grants part of Nissan motion in Altima defect case

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 9, 2018

Nissan has won part of a motion to dismiss class-action claims against the carmaker involving alleged defects in its Altima brand.

Court denies summary judgement in class action against Ocean Spray

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 8, 2018

A class-action lawsuit against Ocean Spray will now move forward in a case over the alleged use of synthetic acids in drinks labeled as "100%" with no artificial flavorings.

Former Scientific Specialties employee alleges he is owed unpaid wages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 6, 2018

STOCKTON – A San Joaquin County man alleges his former employer failed to pay all wages earned.

From Legal Newsline

Money for nothing: SCOTUS could stop class action funds from being steered to non-parties

By Daniel Fisher | Nov 1, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in a case that could end cy pres, the practice of steering money in class action settlements to organizations with absolutely no connection to the underlying lawsuit.

Former Stylebee stylist seeks reimbursement for work-related expenses

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 31, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – An Alameda County resident alleges she was misclassified by her former employer and is seeking reimbursement for expenses.

Inyo County, employees ink overtime pay calculation settlement

By Carrie Salls | Oct 31, 2018

Nine employees at the County of Inyo will receive almost $1,000 each in a settlement with their employer following a class-action lawsuit over illegal overtime pay-rate calculations.

Employee allege 1st Class Staffing failed to pay correct rate for overtime work

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 30, 2018

STOCKTON – A former employee of a staffing agency alleges she was not paid the appropriate rate for overtime work.

Court gives preliminary OK to proposed settlement regarding dispute over Navy Federal Credit Union overdraft fee

By Carrie Salls | Oct 25, 2018

SAN DIEGO – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California recently granted preliminary approval to a proposed settlement between the Navy Federal Credit Union and customers who claimed the credit union “improperly assessed and collected optional overdraft protection fees (OOPS).”

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