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Abbott Nutrition Formula Contaminated at Manufacturing Facility Class Action

Abbot Laboratories, Inc., doing business as Abbott Nutrition, makes three brands of baby formula, Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare. In February 2022, the company recalled certain lots of the three brands, following consumer complaints alleging the formulas were contaminated with Cronobacter and Salmonella bacteria. The complaint for this class action brings suit against the company, asking  Read more

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Bank of America Massachusetts Unemployment Debit Card Fraud Class Action

This class action bring suit for Bank of America’s (BOA’s) “egregious maladministration of its obligations” for the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits payment programs. The complaint alleges that BOA did not protect from fraud the benefits DUA was handing out to unemployed persons, using outdated BOA-DUA debit cards and offering inadequate customer service  Read more

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Baby Formula Contaminated with Cronobacter, Salmonella Class Action

Abbott Laboratories, Inc. makes a number of infant formulas that are sold under the Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare brands. The complaint alleges that certain lots of the formulas were tainted with Cronobacter and Salmonella bacteria that produced infections, sickness, and even death in babies who drank the formula.  Read more

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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

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