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Class Claims AT&T Aids & Abets Cellphone Thieves, for the Profit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) – AT&T has aided and abetted cellphone thieves for years by reactivating stolen phones, particularly iPhones, and fraudulently telling customers that it “cannot” block calls to and from the stolen phones – so customers will have to … Continue reading

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Court OKs class action against Merrill Lynch

Court OKs class action against Merrill Lynch BY MICHAEL P. TREMOGLIE CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — African-American brokers employed by Merrill Lynch can pursue racial discrimination claims in a class action. The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, … Continue reading

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Shipwreck Suit Filed In U.S.; Judge May Send It To Italy

In an apparent race to the courthouse, the first U.S. lawsuit has been filed based on the Jan. 13 disaster off the coast of Tuscany. Surprisingly, the named plaintiff is a crewmember, rather than a passenger, who is a resident … Continue reading

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Judge OKs $5.9M settlement over fair credit act

September 8, 2011 By  Bethany Krajelis, Law Bulletin staff writer A federal judge has approved a $5.9 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit over the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The settlement is believed to be the largest settlement involving … Continue reading

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Pella window class-action suit survives certification

Pella case includes consumers who have not suffered any financial damages but may in the future Ameet Sachdev Chicago Law May 10, 2011 Class-action lawsuits face stiff head winds in courts and the court of public opinion. But that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Crestwood reaches deal in tainted drinking water lawsuit

Residents of south suburb will get $500K, plus free trash pickup, vehicle stickers and business licenses for 2 years December 10, 2010| By Michael Hawthorne, Tribune reporter Crestwood will pay residents $500,000 to settle one of the class action lawsuits … Continue reading

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Toyota injury claims survive dismissal attempts

(Reuters) – A federal judge largely rejected Toyota Motor Corp’s attempts to dismiss personal injury claims brought over sudden unintended acceleration, according to a tentative order posted on Wednesday. The personal injury cases are proceeding at the same time as … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to hear Walmart case

By Jonathan Birchall in New York Published: December 7 2010 01:34 | Last updated: December 7 2010 01:34 The US Supreme Court is to decide whether the largest class action employment lawsuit in US history can proceed against Walmart, the … Continue reading

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Class Actions Lawyer

A class action is a lawsuit in which many people have suffered injuries or consequences as a result of the actions of another party. Class Actions

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