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Playboy Publications Privacy Michigan Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: Est. $220 Playboy Enterprises, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that it violated Michigan’s Preservation of Personal Privacy Act. According to the complaint, it disclosed information about its customers’ magazine subscriptions to outside parties.  Read more

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Medical Waste Services Unwanted Faxes TCPA Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: $60 Medical Waste Services, LLC has decided to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that the company sent unwanted advertising faxes that did not contain the required opt-out notice to parties that had not given their express invitation or permission and that did not have  Read more

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Viking VK457 Sprinkler Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? Yes Typical Settlement: Varies Viking Group, Inc., The Viking Corporation, and Supply Network, Inc. (which does business as Viking Supplynet) have decided to settle a class action alleging that VK457 sprinklers which were made between January 1, 2013 and March 31, 2015 are defective. The complaint for the class action alleged that the sprinklers can turn on even when  Read more

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Chinese Laminate Flooring Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? Yes Typical Settlement: Varies Hardwood Flooring, Inc., which does business as Eternity Flooring, is settling two class actions claiming that there are problems with its Chinese laminate flooring. The complaints alleged that the flooring does not meet industry standards for durability and scratch resistance and that it gives off formaldehyde emissions that violate the Airborne Toxic Control Measure under  Read more

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Checkers Unwanted Text Messages Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: Two $5 vouchers Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. is settling a class action alleging it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by sending unwanted text messages to consumers via an automatic telephone dialing system without first getting their permission. Additionally, the plaintiff in this case claims that the message she was sent offered her a coupon, but that  Read more

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Banner Health Data Breach Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? Maybe Typical Settlement: Varies Did Banner Health fail to take proper steps to secure the private information in its possession? Did it make promises about the security of the data that it later failed to fulfill? A class action asserted that it did, and the parties have now reached a settlement in reference to the data breach that occurred  Read more

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Ocean Spray “No Artificial Flavors” Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: Up to $20 Ocean Spray, which is known for its cranberry juices and cranberry juice combination beverages, is settling a class action alleging that its products are falsely labeled as containing “No Artificial Flavors.” According to the complaint, the drinks contained dl-malic acid or fumaric acid, which it claimed functioned as flavorings.  Read more

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Target Debit Card Returned Payment Fee Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: TBD Target Corporation has agreed to pay $5 million and waive more than $3 million in unpaid returned payment fees (RPFs) to customers in order to settle a class action. The complaint alleged that Target deceptively marketed its debit cards and that it breached it agreements and the duty of good faith and fair dealing in  Read more

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Gasoline Audi, Bentley, Porsche, and Volkswagen Fuel Economy Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? Yes Typical Settlement: $518.40-$2,332.80 Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, and Bentley have agreed to pay just short of $95 million to settle a class action on their vehicles’ fuel economy. The complaint in this consolidated case alleged that certain of the companies’ gasoline-powered vehicles sold in the US had software installed that made them emit more carbon dioxide than they were  Read more

A Herb Chambers Auto Dealership in Massachusetts

Herb Chambers Auto Dealerships Massachusetts Pay Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: Avg. est. $4400+ Herbert G. Chambers, a number of Herb Chambers automobile dealerships, and other parties have agreed to put up $21 million to settle five class actions alleging that workers at the dealerships were not given proper overtime pay or premium pay for work on Sundays and holidays, as required by Massachusetts law.  Read more