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First Advantage No Authorization to Do Background Check Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: $30 discount, free file disclosures First Advantage Background Services Corporation, which provides background checks to prospective employers, is settling a class action alleging that it provided such reports for Legacy Red Clients without getting certification that the subject had authorized the report and without getting a form signed by the subject. A Legacy Red Client is one acquired via the  Read more

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Seattle City Light Billing Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: Est. $14-$42 Seattle City Light is settling a class action taking issue with its practice of billing customers based on estimated electricity usage rather than actual electricity usage. According to the complaint, in 2016, Seattle tried to switch to digital meters and a software system that could receive readings directly from the meters, but the system did  Read more

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Fuel Injection Direct Purchaser Auto Parts Antitrust Litigation Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? Maybe Typical Settlement: Varies Settlements have been reached with another group of defendants in a large combined antitrust class action alleging that makers of automotive parts conspired to fix or raise prices, rig bids, or allocate the supply of such parts, in violation of antitrust laws. In this case, the settlement involves direct purchases of fuel injection systems and  Read more

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Apple Store Workers Bag Check Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: Varies Apple, Inc. is paying almost $30 million to settle two class actions alleging that employees in retail stores had to submit to checks of their bags and personal electronics but were not paid for the time. One of the class actions brought suit for failure to pay minimum and overtime wages and other violations of  Read more

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Infinity Diagnostics Covid-19 Antibody Test Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: Up to $75 Infinity Diagnostics Laboratory, Inc. is settling a class action concerning a finger-stick antibody blood test for Covid-19 that was provided in New Jersey. The complaint alleges that Infinity fraudulently presented the tests as rapid blood tests capable of diagnosing active cases of Covid-19 when in fact they were not capable of doing so.  Read more

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Markstein Alcoholic Beverages Late Charges Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: Varies Markstein Beverage Co. of Sacramento is settling a class action about late fees charged on its invoices for alcoholic beverages that remained unpaid on the 43rd day after delivery. The complaint alleged that the California Business & Professions Code permits only a 1% late fee, but that Markstein charged a late fee of 2%, or  Read more

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Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego Data Breach Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? Maybe Typical Settlement: Varies Rady’s Children’s Hospital-San Diego is settling two class actions against it regarding a data breach that took place between June 20, 2019 and January 3, 2020 and exposed radiology-related patient information on two servers via an Internet port. The complaint alleged that Rady is responsible for the data breach, was negligent, and violated the Confidentiality  Read more

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Flint Water Crisis Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? Yes Typical Settlement: Varies The City of Flint switched its water source to the Flint River in 2014. Since then, thousands of lawsuits have alleged that when the switch was made, the water was not treated correctly, and that the Flint River water caused pipes to corrode, releasing lead and other contaminants into the water. The complaint alleged that  Read more

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Plaid Bank Account Privacy Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: TBD Plaid, Inc. allows users to connect to their banks through mobile and web-based apps. It is now paying $58 million to settle class actions alleging that when it did so, it took more information than it needed and kept login information. The complaints alleged that its user interface, Plaid Link, looked like the user’s own  Read more

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JPMorgan Chase Six-State Interest on Escrow Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: Est. Avg. $24 JPMorgan Chase is settling a class action alleging it did not pay interest on escrow accounts where it was holding homeowners’ advance payments related to mortgages it was servicing, such as payments for property taxes and homeowner’s insurance. The states include Connecticut, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin.  Read more