Fake Celebrity Endorsement “Free Trial” Scam Class Action

Plaintiff Cindy Adam signed up for a “free trial” of Nuvega Lash products on August 24, 2017. The complaint alleges that she “was billed multiple times that day for their products.” A couple of weeks later, she was billed again, twice, without her permission, resulting in an insufficient funds fee for her account This class  Read more

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Insurance Office of America Inflated Securities RICO Class Action

This class action brings suit against Insurance Office of America, Inc. (IOA) and IOA Group, LLC, alleging that the company ran a Ponzi scheme that inflated stock prices. It also claims that the company defrauded its employees, customers, and independent sales agents and overbilled customers with fraudulent fees added to premiums.  Read more

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Analog Insulin Drug Makers’ Kickbacks to PBMs RICO Class Action

This class action alleges that pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) are taking kickbacks from drug manufacturers in ways that raise the prices of prescription drugs. The drugs at issue in this case are analog insulin drugs, and the case has been brought by a drug wholesaler, which claims that it must pay more for drugs because  Read more

Apidra, an Insulin Drug

Cigna, Viant Conspiracy to Negotiate Insurance Payments Class Action

Behavioral health problems, such as drug or alcohol addiction, can be difficult and expensive to treat. In this class action, the complaint alleges that Cigna Behavioral Health, Inc. and Viant, Inc. have “systematically undervalued and underpaid” claims, requiring insureds to pay excessive out-of-pocket charges.  Read more

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Herbalife Circle of Success Fraudulent Statements RICO Class Action

Herbalife International of America, Inc. involves a multilevel marketing (MLM) company that maintains its distributors’ enthusiasm through a series of events the complaint for this class action identifies as the “Circle of Success.” The complaint claims, however, that the statements made in these events are fraudulent, and that distributors have little to no chance of  Read more

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Security Benefit Life Insurance EIA Annuities False Illustrations RICO Class Action

This class action is about certain equity-indexed deferred annuities (EIAs) sold by Security Benefit Life Insurance Company. The complaint alleges that Secure Benefit provided deliberate misinformation on the annuities’ potential performance while rigging the rules for them so that they provided little or no return. The complaint alleges violations of the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt  Read more

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Juul Labs E-Cigarettes and Costs to Counties Class Action

Many class actions have been filed against Juul Labs, Inc. and its related companies because of the addictive effects of vaping or its apparently youth-oriented marketing. This one is different in that the plaintiff is not a person who became addicted to vaping but Kings County in the state of Washington, which complains of the  Read more

King County, Washington

Southwest Airlines, Boeing 737 MAX 8 Nose-Down Problems Class Action

The relationship between Southwest Airlines Co. and the Boeing Company was special, according to the complaint for this class action. And when Boeing brought out the flawed 737 MAX 8, the complaint alleges, Southwest helped cover up the plane’s fatal deficiencies.   Read more

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Young Living Essential Oils Pyramid Scheme Class Action

The story alleged in this complaint is familiar: a pyramid selling scheme, promising riches, but with the ultimate wealth going to those at the top of the pyramid. In this case, the allegations are against Young Living Essential Oils, LC.  Read more

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Ranbaxy Misled FDA to Get First-to-File Rights to Generics Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that Ranbaxy Laboratories, Ltd. took advantage of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules on approvals for generic drugs. The complaint says it claimed first-to-file rights for generics of popular drugs even when it had not yet sufficiently developed the generics, in order to block others from doing so.  Read more

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