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Infinity Diagnostics Covid-19 Antibody Test Settlement

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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Bank of America New Jersey LWD Debit Cards, Accounts Defrauded Class Action

In 2020, millions of Americans lost their jobs and had to apply for unemployment benefits. In New Jersey, the Department of Labor & Workforce (LWD) did not pay these benefits directly to individuals. Instead, it contracted with Bank of America, NA to distribute the benefits through Bank of America-issued, Bank of America-administered prepaid debit cards  Read more

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Belviq Weight Loss Drugs Withdrawn Without Compensation Class Action

On its first presentation to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval, the weight-loss drug Belviq was rejected. After some additional studies, it was accepted by the FDA in 2012. This class action brings suit against Eisai, Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals over Belviq and Belviq XR, alleging that the companies knew the drugs increase  Read more

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Suave Antiperspirant Spray Benzene Content Class Action

Unilever United States, Inc. sells personal care products, including Suave antiperspirant aerosol and spray products. But the complaint alleges that the products contain benzene, a carcinogenic substance that has been linked to leukemia and other cancers. The products are not supposed to contain benzene, the complaint alleges, adding that the fact that they contain benzene  Read more

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Neutrogena Sunscreen Products Contain Benzene Class Action

The introduction to the complaint for this class action suggests that its origin lies in the diagnosis of mother of two, Elizabeth Bodle, with acute my[e]loid leukemia: “As she is in her early fifties and healthy, [Bodle] and her spouse became suspicious as to why she was the unfortunately victim of such a deadly disease.”  Read more

Neutrogena Beach Defense Sunscreen Spray

Bob’s and Guardian Goof Proof Protection Agreements Illinois Class Action

What constitutes “accidental” damage to a product? This class action concerns sales of “service contracts” to customers by Bob’s Discount Furniture, LLC, to protect the furniture they buy, which are issued by Guardian Protection Products, Inc. The complaint alleges that the service contracts are actually insurance and that Guardian does not fulfill its obligations. The  Read more

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QuickBooks “No Extra Fees” Charged for One-Day Transfers Class Action

QuickBooks is a software product of Intuit, Inc. In March 2020, it announced a change to its ACH payment processing. The company’s announcement said that processing would now be done in one day with no extra fees; however, according to the complaint for this class action, the company actually is charging fees.  Read more

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Fleet Group Queens Hotel Project and EB-5 Program Investors Class Action

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program allows investors in US businesses to apply for permanent residence in the US for themselves and their immediate families under certain conditions. This class action is brought by a group of investors aspiring to qualify for that program who claim they were duped into investing in a fraudulent project for  Read more

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CITIC Capital RICO Conspiracy GNC Shareholders’ Class Action

This class action is brought by minority shareholders in GNC Holdings, Inc. The complaint alleges that “a number of state-owned Chinese corporations and individuals, GNC’s Board of Directors and senior management, certain [of] GNC’s secured lenders and financial advisor” who have conspired “to enrich themselves at the expense” of other shareholders through dishonest actions that  Read more

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Cacti Agave Spiked Seltzer Not Spiked with Agave Spirits Class Action

Anheuser-Busch Inbev Worldwide, Inc. makes a Cacti-brand “Agave Spiked Seltzer” that claims it is made from Blue Agave from Mexico. The complaint for this class action alleges that the product’s advertising, marketing, and labeling give the impression that the drink is spiked with agave spirits, such as tequila. However, the complaint says, the agave content  Read more

Cacti Agave Spiked Seltzer