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Netflix Targeted Children for Suicide Show Class Action

Did Netflix, Inc. cause a wave of child suicides? That’s the contention of this class action. The complaint alleges that the company had been told of the risks of airing the show Thirteen Reasons Why, targeting “impressionable youths” and not warning them of the risks in viewing the show. “Instead,” the complaint claims, “it used  Read more

Audiotapes and DVD of Thirteen Reasons Why

Superior Oil Refinery Explosion and Fire Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action about an explosion and fire that took place at the Superior Refinery in Superior, Wisconsin on April 26, 2018. The complaint alleged that Husky Oil Operations Ltd. and Superior Refining Company, LLC were negligent in operating the facility and did not adequately compensate those in the community for the  Read more

Superior Refinery Explosion and Fire

Holy See and Childhood Sexual Abuse New York Class Action

This class action brings suit against the Holy See in Vatican City for a policy of secrecy and concealment in regard to child sexual abuse by clergy. The refusal to face and deal with sexual abuse, the complaint says, led to the development and continuation of such abuse “as a pervasive and systemic problem in  Read more

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McKinsey’s Consulting Increases Opioid Sales West Virginia Class Action

McKinsey and Company, says the complaint for this class action, was a consultant to makers of opioids that helped boost prescriptions and sales of these drugs. The complaint alleges that the company and its related entities contributed to widespread opioid use by mothers and the painful effects on their babies.  Read more

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Chemtool Illinois Facility Explosion and Fire Class Action

On June 14, 2021, an explosion took place at a Rockton, Illinois facility operated by Chemtool Incorporated and the Lubrizol Corporation. The complaint for this class action claims the explosion “result[ed] in an enormous chemical fire that caused a massive toxic smoke and dust plume, visible from more than 100 miles away and detected by  Read more

Chemtool Facility Explosion and Fire

Quicken Loans Shares Delinquent Status in E-Mail Class Action

This class action brings suit against Quicken Loans, Inc. for an e-mail it sent out, informing customers that their accounts were delinquent. The complaint alleges that the e-mail was sent out to hundreds or thousands of other customers at the same time as it was sent to the plaintiff in this case, sharing the delinquent  Read more

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Blue by ADT Security Camera Footage Sent to Others Class Action

When consumers engage a security company, they expect to be protected and more secure from outside intrusions. The complaint for this class action alleges that ADT, LLC, doing business as Blue by ADT, instead failed in ways that ended up compromising its customers’ “privacy and protection within the walls of their own homes.”  Read more

A Blue by ADT System

ADT Technician Accessed Cameras in Private Homes Class Action

In April 2020, ADT, LLC (which does business as ADT Security Service) told customer Randy Doty that the technician who had installed his security system had granted himself access to their cameras and had spied on him and his family. This class action brings suit against ADT and the technician, Telesforo Aviles, on behalf of  Read more

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United Airlines Falling Pieces and Fire in Engine Class Action

In the news lately has been a horrifying photo, taken aboard a United Airlines plane, with a view out the window to show the engine on the right side of the aircraft damaged and on fire. The complaint alleges, “As a result of United’s failure to properly inspect and maintain its aircraft, one of two  Read more

United Airlines Engine on Fire in Flight

Grand Princess Cruise Sailed After Covid-19 Outbreak Class Action

This class action spotlights the spread of Covid-19 on the February 21, 2020 cruise of the Grand Princess from California to Hawaii, after an outbreak on the cruise directly before that one. The complaint alleges that the companies responsible for the sailing, Carnival Corporation, Carnival plc, and Princess Cruise Lines Ltd., were at the very  Read more

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