Settlement Overturned In Privacy Lawsuit Against GoogleA federal appeals court has rejected a settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging that Mountain View-based Google spied on users' online activity using tracking "cookies," even when privacy settings were set to prevent the snooping.
Many Consumers Entitled to Class-Action Lawsuit CashFrom misleading advertising claims to exposing their customers to identity theft, companies pay tens of millions of dollars each year to settle class action lawsuits aimed at addressing ways they may have wronged their customers.
Fired Hewlett-Packard Employees Sue For Age-DiscriminationA lawsuit filed in court accuses Silicon Valley high tech giant Hewlett-Packard of purging its older employees "to make the company younger."
Canadian Woman Whose Home Is A Pokémon Gym Sues For Invasion Of PrivacyA Canadian woman filed a class-action lawsuit claiming players have flooded her home ever since it became the site of a Pokemon gym.
Best Buy Sale Prices Called Into QuestionA class-action lawsuit is accusing Best Buy of phantom markdowns, and falsely representing former “original” or “regular” prices.
Judge OKs Sony Settlement In Class-Action Lawsuit Over Massive 2014 Data BreachA judge has approved a settlement in a class-action lawsuit against Sony Pictures Entertainment brought by employees whose private information was stolen in a massive data breach.
Supreme Court Strikes Down CA Class-Action Lawsuit Against DirecTVThe Supreme Court says satellite provider DirecTV can avoid a class action lawsuit in California over early termination fees and can force customers into private arbitration hearings instead.
Subway To Pay Lawsuit Claims Over 'Footlong' Sub That's Just 11"A judge has ruled anyone who bought a foot-long since 2003 is entitled to a cut of the money.
Lawsuit Demands Refunds For Owners Of Volkswagen Emissions-Cheating DieselsThere is a push to get full refunds for Volkswagen diesel owners in the wake of the emissions-test rigging scandal.
Lawsuit: American Spirit Cigarettes Unhealthy Despite ‘Natural’ ClaimsPlaintiffs says the company behind American Spirit is misleading smokers into believing their products are healthier than other tobacco products by using words like 'additive free.'
Lawsuit Filed By California Drivers Against Uber Gets Class-Action StatusA federal judge has granted class-action status to a case in California against Uber over payment of drivers.
Lawsuit Says Chipotle Falsely Claims To Be GMO-Free And Dupes Consumers Into Paying MoreA lawsuit accuses restaurant Chipotle Mexican Grill of falsely advertising its food is free of genetically modified organisms or GMOs.
Consumer Watchdog Sues Cigna For Alleged Discrimination Against People With HIV/AIDSA class-action lawsuit against Cigna claims the company's new policy discriminates against people with HIV and AIDS and violates the federal health law by requiring them to get their medications from its mail-order pharmacy.
Judge Rejects $324.5M Settlement Of Silicon Valley Hiring LawsuitA federal judge rejected as too low a $324.5 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit alleging Google and Apple conspired with several other technology companies to block their top workers from getting better job offers.
2,500 San Francisco Muni Drivers In Class Action Lawsuit Against Agency For Alleged Unpaid OvertimeAbout 2,500 past and present San Francisco Municipal Railway drivers have been certified as a class in a federal lawsuit alleging Muni has not paid them the overtime hours they have put in, according to a report.