NFL Giants and Jets “New York” Team Designation Class Action

The NFL Giants and Jets are no longer in New York; they play in Metlife Stadium in New Jersey. This class action sues the NFL, the teams, and their stadium, attempting to stop the use of the designation “New York” for them. The complaint states, “If the Yankees, Mets, Knicks, Liberty, Rangers, and other New  Read more

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JetBlue Website Trip Insurance Kickbacks RICO Class Action

When you make a reservation with an airline and buy trip insurance on the same website, do you assume that the trip insurance goes entirely to a third party insurer? The complaint for this class action says that when you buy trip insurance at the website for JetBlue Airways Corporation, the cost of the insurance  Read more

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Big Picture Loans “Rent-a-Tribe” Payday Lender Usury and RICO Class Action

This is yet another class action taking on a “rent-a-tribe” payday loan scheme. Big Picture Loans, LLC was not actually a tribal company, the complaint for this class action alleges, but a scheme designed to get around licensing requirements and laws that prohibit lenders from charging too much interest. (Note that this case was transferred  Read more

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Ford, GMA, FCA Defective CP4 Fuel Pump RICO Florida Class Action

Differences in US and European gasoline are at the heart of this class action. The complaint alleges that the CP4 fuel pump does not receive enough lubrication from US gas and that the pump’s creators and the auto makers who used it in their vehicles knew it. In fact, it claims that the use of  Read more

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Trump Fraudulent ACN MLM Endorsement RICO Class Action

The 164-page complaint for this class action examines two multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes and an “educational” entity which it claims were fraudulently promoted and operated by an “association-in-fact.” The allegations? Violations of the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act and common law fraud, among other things. The defendants? The Trump Corporation, Donald J. Trump,  Read more

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State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company RICO Settlement

Three parties, State Farm, Ed Murnane, and William Shepherd, have agreed to settle a class action claiming they violated Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act. The complaint says the RICO violations occurred in their attempts to overturn a $1.05 billion judgment in favor of 4.7 million State Farm policyholders in the case Avery v.  Read more