Bank of America Building

Bank of America Unemployment Benefit Accounts Drained California Class Action

Bank of America, NA (BANA) has been administering benefits, such as unemployment insurance payments, for California’s Employment Development Department (EDD). An increasing number of people have been relying on these benefits recently due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The benefits are received as an EDD prepaid debit card, issued by BANA. Unfortunately, the complaint for this  Read more

Privacy, News
Your Privacy, EFTA, Breach of Contract
Box of Dove Bars with Milk Chocolate Coating

Dove Bars “Milk Chocolate” Coating Vegetable Oil Content New York Class Action

Mars Wrigley Confectionary US, LLC makes the well-known Dove ice cream bars—but this class action takes issue with the company’s marketing of this treat. The complaint claims that the portrayal of outer layer as “milk chocolate” is deceptive and misleading because the coating contains vegetable oil—an “ingredient[] consumers do not expect in chocolate[.]”  Read more

News, Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, "Chocolate" Not Real Chocolate
Dosing Process for Xyrem

Jazz Pharmaceuticals Anticompetitive Agreements on Xyrem Class Action

In recent years, we’ve seen a number of antitrust cases where a pharmaceutical company with a lucrative drug is accused of conspiring with generics companies to keep generic versions of that drug off the market. This class action alleges that Jazz Pharmaceuticals, related Jazz companies, and a long list of other drug companies conspired to  Read more

News
Pharmaceuticals, Keeping Generics Off the Market, Antitrust
USAA Name and Logo

USAA Federal Savings Bank Time to Stop Autopayments Class Action

According to the complaint for this class action, Regulation E establishes “the basic rights, liabilities, and responsibilities” for consumers and financial institutions for electronic funds transfers under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA). This class action brings suit against USAA Federal Savings Bank, alleging that USAA violates the act by imposing its own rules as  Read more

News
Your Bank, EFTA, Agreement Against Terms of Law
Oklahoma Oil Well Facility

Bravo Arkoma Interest on Late Oil and Gas Payments Oklahoma Class Action

Oil and gas well companies enter into leases that allow them to take oil or gas out of land owned by others. In exchange, they pay the owners a portion of the proceeds from the oil or gas taken from the well. The complaint for this class action alleges that Bravo Arkoma, LLC does not  Read more

News
Royalty Payments, Oil and gas, Late Payment Fees, Failure to Pay Interest Due
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USAA General Indemnity CRA Improperly Paid to Lienholder Class Action

This class action addresses the issue of Car Replacement Assistance (CRA) on vehicles that were total losses that are insured by USAA General Indemnity Company. The complaint alleges that USAA pays CRA amounts to those who hold liens on the totaled vehicles and that this is improper.  Read more

News
Insurance, Incomplete payment of benefits due, Auto Insurance
Window with Logo and Name "Northern Trust"

Northern Trust Retirement Plan Poorly-Performing Options Class Action

Company retirement plans are governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). This includes the Northern Trust Company Thrift-Incentive Plan. This class action brings suit against the Northern Trust Company, its Employee Benefit Administrative Committee, and the Committee’s members, alleging that they have breached their fiduciary duties under the plan.  Read more

News
Retirement Plans, Retirement Plan Mismanagement, Breach of Fiduciary Duty
2019 Dodge Ram 1500

FCA Dodge Ram 1500s May Catch Fire Wisconsin Class Action

The owner of plaintiff Kwaterski Construction, Inc., Mark Kwaterski, was driving his 2016 Ram truck on the interstate when smoke began to fill its cabin and the vehicle lost power. Kwaterski had to pull over to the left. He and the four young children with him were able to make it out of the truck  Read more

News
Engine Defects, Engine Cooler, Defective Automobile
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Google Maintains Monopoly on Android Mobile Apps Antitrust Class Action

The market for mobile apps has grown enormously, in particular with the stay-at-home orders to stop the spread of Covid-19. This class action brings suit against various Google entities, including Google, LLC, for maintaining an alleged monopoly on Android smartphones and other Android mobile devices via the Google Play Store. The complaint claims that it  Read more

News
Monopoly, Collusion and Price Fixing, Antitrust
Clay Cooley Nissan Irving Dealership

Clay Cooley Nissan Irving Loan Preapproval Text TCPA Class Action

The regulations for the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) define telemarketing as “the initiation of a telephone call or message for the purpose of encouraging the purchase or rental of, or investment in, property, goods, or services.” Telemarketing is not entirely forbidden, as long as the telemarketer follows certain rules and meets certain requirements. However,  Read more

News
Use of Automatic-Capable Dialer, Unsolicited Text Messages, TCPA