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SmileDirectClub Allegations of the Unauthorized Practice Dentistry Class Action

This class action brings suit against SmileDirectClub, Inc. (SDC, Inc.), SmileDirectClub, LLC (SDC, LLC), and Jeffrey Sulitzer, alleging these practitioners of “teledentistry” engage in the unauthorized practice of dentistry. “Specifically,” the complaint alleges, these defendants “provide dental services … without the care, supervision, oversight, and legal necessity of having a licensed dentist involved in every  Read more

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Louisiana Nursing Home Residents Sent to Warehouse for Hurricane Class Action

Because of Hurricane Ida, this class action alleges, more than 800 nursing home residents were moved to a warehouse known as the Waterbury Building in Independence, Louisiana. The complaint alleges that the building was not equipped to handle them and claims violation of the Louisiana Nursing Home Resident Bill of Rights Act (NHRBRA).  Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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