COVID-19 Pandemic Class Action Lawsuits Likely to Prevail in 2020

Walmart has a reputation for settling class action suits filed by its employees. During April 2020, the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Illinois approved a $14 million settlement for discrimina...

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Lawsuit Claims Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Bars Are Not Made with Real Chocolate

Who has not gone into the local grocery store and purchased a 3-pack of Häagen-Dazs ice cream bars? You would think that you are getting deluxe ice cream bars that have been saturated in luscious, ...

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Use This Popular Social Media App? You May Be Eligible for Compensation!

One brand name that hasn't seen a rest from the news any time lately is TikTok. Ever since President Trump banned this former arm of the Chinese Communist Party from being allowed in the United States,...

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Tofurky Sues Louisiana Over Law Making it Nearly Impossible to Sell Plant-Based Meats in the State

Nobody knows exactly what is in Tofurky when they see it on the shelves in the grocery store. They think that it is a healthy meat substitute, but the ingredients are often a m...

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Department of Justice Sues Yale University in Federal Court Over Use of Affirmative Action

The Department of Justice has followed through on its longstanding threat to file a lawsuit against Yale University for its affirmative action practices. DOJ alleges that Yale's admiss...

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Stop Companies and Governments from Grabbing Your Unclaimed Assets

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have lost money, jobs, and opportunities that could cost them in the long run. Of course, that means that it's critical for everyone to safeguard what they already ha...

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Catastrophic Wildfires Spark Class-Action Lawsuits Against Pacific Corporation

Labor Day catastrophic fires have raged out of control in Oregon. The plaintiffs, Robin Colbert and Jeanyne James, have filed a class-action lawsuit in the Multnomah County Circuit Court. They lo...

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An Irish Court Rules that Subway Bread Is Not Really Bread

Subway has faced its share of lawsuits challenging the legitimacy of its flagship sandwich. The result of many of these lawsuits is that the curtain is peeled back on some of the company's business secrets. For examp...

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Need Help with Finances During COVID-19? Check Out These Often Unclaimed Benefits

There's no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc in many lives and on the economy as a whole. Though Congress passed the CARES Act when the pandemic first struck, looking to eas...

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Consumer Sues Nestle Claiming that the Vanilla in Coffee Mate Is Artificial

A favorite lawsuit filed by class action attorneys is that a consumer product is not what it claims to customers in its marketing. The attorneys get a decent cut of the settlement agreement while the...

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Military Families File Class Action Lawsuit Against Landlords at Camp Lejeune

Housing allowances and free housing are one of the perks for military members who must often relocate throughout the country. However, the condition of the military housing is not always the best. ...

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Business Interruption Lawsuits May Consolidate into a Series of Mini-MDLs

The business interruption insurance lawsuits brought in the wake of COVID-19 promise to keep the federal court system busy for years. There will likely be thousands of complex cases with high-stakes th...

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Have an LG Refrigerator? A Settlement Might Be Waiting For You.

A class-action lawsuit that was filed against LG because of compressor failures in 31 different refrigerator models reached a settlement agreement on Aug. 14. The refrigerators include models with French or side...

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A Federal Judge Indicates that He Will Grant Class Certification in Antitrust Lawsuit against the UFC

The long-running legal saga that can pose an existential threat to the UFC took a step forward when the presiding federal judge indicated that he may grant class certificati...

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LG Starts Claims in a Class-Action Lawsuit for Its French Door Refrigerators

LG Starts Claims in a Class-Action Lawsuit for Its French Door Refrigerators LG has agreed to a settlement for its French side-by-side refrigerators. Perchance you own a refrigerator produced bet...

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Were You Evicted or Abused by a Landlord? Check Out This Class Action Suit

One of the most alarming concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic is that many people were evicted, legally or otherwise, because they couldn't pay due to circumstances out of their control. You can chec...

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StockX Prepares to Defend Itself Against a Data-Breach Class-Action Lawsuit

StockX Prepares to Defend Itself Against a Data-Breach Class-Action Lawsuit StockX, a sneaker resale website, is involved in another class-action lawsuit because of a security data breach that hap...

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Filing a Lawsuit Against Debt Collectors for Illegal Debt Collection Practices

If you have been affected by COVID-19 and find yourself falling deeper into debt, you may be fielding numerous calls from debt collectors. These are not always the most scrupulous agents, and they...

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The Justice Department Is Readying Antitrust Charges Against Google

Big Tech has been under a legal microscope recently as many have speculated that these companies are getting to big for the American consumer's good. There has been speculation that the federal government ma...

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Class Action Lawsuit Against Fortnite to Proceed After Judge's Ruling

It is every parent's nightmare that they will get stuck with a massive bill when their child uses their mobile device. Many kids simply do not know that things cost money when they make purchases in an app...

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ACLU Files Class-Action Lawsuit for the Use of Brute Force in Portland

ACLU Files Class-Action Lawsuit for the Use of Brute Force in Portland The nation has been under deep stress as protests overtake several cities and states in America. People are exercising their first...

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Blackbaud Mulling Lawsuit after Paying Cybercriminals Ransom with Bitcoin

Blackbaud Mulling Lawsuit after Paying Cybercriminals Ransom with Bitcoin Blackbaud is the premier provider of fundraising and financial services for nonprofits. The company was unfortunately hacked...

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Suddenly, the $11 Billion Roundup Settlement Could Be in Trouble

By all accounts, Bayer removed a major existential legal issue for the company when it entered into a settlement of the Roundup litigation. Now, the landmark $11 billion settlement is in trouble and is in dange...

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Nebraska Football Player Sue Big Ten Over Season Cancellation

Eight Nebraska student-athletes have file a lawsuit against the Big Ten Conference over its decision to cancel the fall football season. Not only do the plaintiffs believe that the Conference reached an improper d...

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Apple is Facing its Second Lawsuit for 2020 over Repairs on the MacBook Pro

Every year, Apple enthusiasts look forward to the new periodic product announcements from the campus of Apple, in Cupertino, California. In such time, Apple announced its new line of laptop computers...

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Google Is Sued for Alleged Anticompetitive Practices on its Play Store Platform

Consumers do not really know the mechanics of the Google Play platform. All they know is that they pay to download an app and the bill shows up on their credit card. Now, the dynamics of the mark...

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Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis Files a $66 Million Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Football fans remember Jerome Bettis as being an unstoppable force on the goal line in his days playing for the Steelers. After Bettis retired, he founded a number of companies as a successful busi...

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Will State Liability Protections Prevent a Wave of COVID-19 Lawsuits?

States have given liability shields to a number of different entities during the COVID-19 crisis. From doctors to business, states have tried to protect them from lawsuits either through legislation or Exe...

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Johnson & Johnson Appeals a $2.1 Billion Verdict in a Missouri Talc Powder Case

In one of its many legal problems stemming from a rash of product liability cases, Johnson & Johnson is waging an appeal against a multibillion dollar verdict against it in the talc powder litiga...

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Can You Be Sued for a Glassdoor Review?

If you are a current or former employee, Glassdoor and Indeed.com are your way of getting the word out to prospective workers about your company. Part of you may want to warn them away from what you feel is a toxic work environment. Po...

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Minnesota Files a Lawsuit Against ExxonMobil for Misleading Consumers About Climate Change

Major oil companies are trying to portray themselves as being at the vanguard of the clean energy movement. Apparently, they are now concerned about climate change and are investing mo...

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Facebook Losses Escalate as Judge Orders Additional Funding for Claimants

Facebook has agreed to a larger settlement for the landmark Facial Recognition lawsuit. So far, Facebook has decided to pay an additional $100 million to settle claims. This is an addition to the $550...

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An Iowa Landlord Loses a Lawsuit After Making Accommodation for a Disabled Tenant

The Iowa Supreme Court has issued a controversial legal ruling that held that a landlord was obligated to turn away a tenant with an emotional support dog. This was a rare case that found that ...

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Was Your Semester Cut Short? You Could Win Big in These Class Action Suits

If you paid for a semester at a college or university this year, chances are that it got cut short. Higher education's response to the COVID-19 pandemic varied quite a bit. Some colleges kept pushing...

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Folgers Hit With Two Class Actions for Suggesting How Much Coffee a Package Can Make

Suing food manufacturers and restaurants for not giving customers the exact amount that they promised is turning out to be a popular source of lawsuits recently. Spurred by a previous lawsui...

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Lawsuit Stemming from the Flint Water Crisis Can Proceed

The class action lawsuit against Flint for the widespread contamination of the city's water supply has now cleared a key legal hurdle and can proceed further in court. The Michigan Supreme Court issued a ruling that al...

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Three Meatpacking Employees Sue OSHA for Lax Regulation and Oversight

The meatpacking industry has come under scrutiny recently for its actions during COVID-19. Meatpackers have been sued by their employees for gross negligence that allegedly led to their injury and deaths f...

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BASF and its Law Firm Settle a Class Action Fraud Lawsuit

Numerous companies are under legal attack for their marketing products made from or using talc powder. The general claim is that talc powder is tained by asbestos and causes cancer. German chemical giant BASF has now ...

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Illinois Residents May Soon Get Hundreds of Dollars in a Settlement from Facebook

If you live in Illinois, you may be able to receive hundreds of dollars in compensation if your have a Facebook account. The company recently settled a lawsuit for $650 million that alleged tha...

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The Erin Brockovich of East Africa Wins a Lawsuit

In a sign that the environmental justice that many are able to get in U.S. courts may be reaching less-developed countries, a Kenyan court has awarded villagers approximately $12 million after their community was collectively...

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A Judge Rules that Mo'Nique's Lawsuit Against Netflix Casn Move Forward

In a lawsuit that is drawing publicity, comedian Mo'Nique has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against online giant Netflix, claiming that the content provider discriminated against her by retaliati...

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Google Faces New Challenges with a Privacy Invasion Class-Action Lawsuit

Google just got served with a class-action lawsuit that alleges privacy violations through the consumers of their Android applications. The plaintiffs are alleging that Google deceived users with the p...

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A Famous Country Music Group Sues a Seattle Blued Singer over a Band Name

Exactly who has the right to use the performing name "Lady A" is at issue in a lawsuit filed by one of the most well-known country music acts in the world. The group formerly known as Lady Antebellum h...

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Apple and T-Mobile Face New Class-Action Lawsuit over Security Breaches

Apple and T-Mobile Face New Class-Action Lawsuit over Security Breaches Apple has been making updates to its iOS system to address privacy concerns. Some of its previous software versions may have had...

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The Diocese of New Orleans Files for Bankruptcy in the Middle of Litigation

As states pass laws to give victims of sexual abuse more time to file their lawsuits, the Catholic Church faces crushing legal liability. Many dioceses are suddenly the defendant in dozens of sexual ...

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Disney Prevails in Lawsuit over Unlimited FastPass Access to its Rides for Disabled Guests

After a six-year legal battle, Disney has prevailed in a lawsuit brought against it by a mother who was refused her request for unlimited FastPass access to rides for her son with auti...

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5 Reasons to Join a Class Action Lawsuit

Class action lawsuits are often talked about but rarely understood. People hear the term bandied about but really do not understand much about their benefits. There are numerous reasons why you would want to join a class action lawsui...

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Estate Sues Netflix over a Sherlock Holmes Story

There is little room for disagreement that Netflix has upped its game during COVID-19, providing high-quality content that has become the talk of the country. However, not everyone is fully amused by a...

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Business and Residents Sue Seattle for the CHOP Zone

The protests in Seattle in the wake of the death of George Floyd have drawn nationwide attention. Protestors in the city have seized control of a several-block area in the city as police have left the area and ceded contro...

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The Latest on One Man's Mission to Overturn a Four-Year Old Speeding Ticket

A Washington man has gone to great lengths to challenge a speeding ticket that he received. After a lengthy litigation process, an appeals court in Washington issued a 30-page opinion denying the man...

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Cheyenne River Tribe Sues the Federal Government over Roadblocks

Native American tribes have experienced the highest COVID-19 rates in the United States. These tribes are particularly vulnerable to the illness due to the high number of preexisting conditions and poor healthc...

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Fox News Defends Lawsuit By Saying its Show Is not News

Tucker Carlson is having a rough go of things lately. Numerous advertisers have backed away from his program due to some of the more controversial stances that he has taken. Now, he is the defendant in one of the more i...

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Courts Are Delaying CBD Class Action Lawsuits

One of the next major frontiers in class action litigation is lawsuits against CBD oil companies. In order to sell products, many of these companies have been making unverified claims that are not always true. However, despite th...

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Are COVID-19 Liability Waivers Valid and Enforceable?

Liability relief for businesses has been a hot topic as Congress debates a fourth phase of stimulus. The Republicans have demanded that any addition stimulus include protection for businesses from the coming wave of lawsu...

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Grocers File Price-Fixing Lawsuit Against Major Beef Producers

Customers who have been shopping for beef have noticed that they are paying more than they did at the start of the year. Beef producers have claimed that labor shortages have forced them to curtail production, th...

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Michigan Restaurant Owner Sues Former Employees for Online Defamation

When you post a review of a business or even make negative comments online, you may be opening yourself up to a possible lawsuit. This is what former employees of one Michigan restaurant have learned after...

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Companies Have Been Limiting Class Action Lawsuits

As a consumer, you may find yourself in the position of wanting to file a class action lawsuit because you did not get the benefit of the bargain when you paid for something. However, you find out at some point that the poss...

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Google Hit with a Giant $5 Billion Class Action Suit for Alleged Privacy Violations

Many internet users have long accused the internet giant Google of violating their privacy in various ways. Privacy has been a buzzword around Google as the company recognizes that it has an ...

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Amazon Hit with Lawsuit Brought by Sickened Employees

One of the major litigation issues arising from the COVID-19 outbreak is whether employers will be liable in civil lawsuits when employees contract coronavirus at work. The usual remedy for this is that the employee can f...

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Industry Non-Profit Sues the President Over Social Media Executive Order

The war between President Trump and big tech started when Twitter slapped a fact check label on one of the President's tweets. Not to be outdone, President Trump responded with an Executive Order in an ...

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Shareholders Sue Carnival for Its Incompetence During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Shareholders Sue Carnival for Its Incompetence During the COVID-19 Outbreak The Diamond Princess Everyone remembers that harrowing trauma that was to befall the Diamond Princess on February 8, ...

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You Have a Student Loan Garnishment? Get Relief with the CARES Act Lawsuit

The stimulus checks came and were spent. Mortgage moratoriums have ceased while people go back to work. People in America were looking forward to some type of financial relief during a ravaging pande...

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Student Loan Borrowers Sue the Federal Government

Student loan borrowers have been having a difficult time recently. Even though laws have given them some relief from loan payment obligations for the time being, every day seems to bring a fresh assault on this seemingly bele...

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Plaintiffs File Lawsuit Regarding Student Loan Credit Reporting

The CARES Act placed the federal student loans of all borrowers into a suspended status. At present, no payment is due and interest is not accruing. Even though borrowers are not currently paying these debts, it...

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Texas Family Files a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Tyson Foods for COVID-19

The family of a Tyson Foods employee who died from COVID-19 is suing his employer for wrongful death. This is one lawsuit in what is expected to be a wave of litigation filed by sickened employees w...

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Why Not to Take Litigation Financing

Many people who have a personal injury lawsuit or are expecting some type of settlement will turn to a third party to obtain financing for their case. It does not mean that they are taking out a loan to get money for their case. Instead, ...

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COVID-19 has Unleashed an Onslaught of Class Action Lawsuits Against Universities

COVID-19 has Unleashed an Onslaught of Class Action Lawsuits Against Universities Students had plans for the spring semester. It was the season to meet new friends, attend sporting events, ta...

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Nursing Homes Are Trying to Avoid COVID-19 Lawsuits by Lobbying States

The sector of the United States that has been hit the hardest by COVID-19 has been the nursing homes. Tens of thousands of the elderly have died as the highly contagious virus has rapidly spread through m...

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Students File Lawsuit against Emory University Seeking a Refund

Parents and others who have made education tuition payments have been outraged by the fact that they have received no refunds in spite of the fact that in-person classes have been canceled and education shifted ...

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Video Gamers File Class-Action Lawsuits About Drifting Controllers

If you are a video game afficianado, you know that the controller can make or break your experience. If the controller is just a little bit off, it can ruin your video game experience and make your system alm...

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States Take Action for Alleged Egg Price Gouging

During COVID-19, you may have found that your trip to the grocery store resembles a scavenger hunt. With everyone stocking up for weeks at a time, essentials are in short supply. Oftentimes, you will need to visit more than on...

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California Sues Uber and Lyft Seeking Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

California has filed a lawsuit that may threaten the future of Uber and Lyft. The companies have sparked controversy because they classify their drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. Thi...

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Business Interruption Insurance Denial Prompts Wave of Lawsuits

Many people who purchase some kind of warranty or insurance are often surprised when they find out that it is not there for them when they need it. Some insurance providers will try to find a way out of paying ...

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Cruise Operators Have Made it Difficult to Sue

Cruise operators are facing a number of lawsuits due to their actions surrounding COVID-19. From passengers who were sickened on ships to those who had cruises cancelled without a refund, the cruise industry has been besieged by...

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States Face Numerous Lawsuits Filed Over Lockdowns

Numerous state and local governments are facing lawsuits over their stay-at-home orders from citizens and businesses that want the lockdowns to end. So far, litigants have had little success overturning these orders in court...

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Fans Sue Major League Baseball for a Refund on Tickets

Most Americans view baseball season starting in any format as the sign that the country is starting to get back to normal after the COVID-19 crisis. However, even the most optimistic forecasts do not have baseball teams ...

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Airlines Face Class-Action Lawsuits for Ticket Refunds

COVID-19 has resulted in literally millions of cancellations of things from sporting events to entire vacations. One of the industries that have been hit the hardest by this crisis is the airline industry. The airlines h...

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States File Lawsuit Against China for COVID-19

The exact origin of the COVID-19 outbreak is still to be determined as there have been various theories proposed. What is beyond dispute is that the coronavirus began in China and spread all around the world, sickening millions ...

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Impacted By COVID-19? These Grants Could Help Making It Through The Crisis

It's no secret that COVID-19 has affected almost every American one way or another. Even if nobody in your own family has been directly infected by the deadly virus, chances are at least one member h...

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Finding Your Unclaimed Assets Just Became a Whole Lot Easier

With billions lost per year due to unclaimed assets, governments and organizations have been silently profiting since the dawn of society. With more in need of money than any other time in recorded American history...

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Huge Class Action Suit Alert: Detained Migrants and Families Can Sue

On April 16, 2020, a California judge determined that a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) could continue. Many articles on the subject c...

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Passengers File Class-Action Lawsuit Against Cruise Operator for COVID-19 Outbreak

Cruise ships have become an epicenter for the COVID-19 outbreak. Caught in close quarters with others as the virus was spreading, numerous passengers became ill and many eventually died. The p...

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COVID-19 Can Lead to a Wave of Lawsuits Against Nursing Homes

Nursing home litigation is already a vibrant area of the law as thousands of lawsuits are filed each year due to these facilities' failure to properly care for their residents. Now, in the wake of COVID-19 and the...

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How to Tell if You Qualify for COVID-19 Relief Assets from the Government

There's no question that COVID-19 has impacted almost everyone at this point, whether directly or indirectly. Some have had the misfortune of catching the virus and even dying from it, while others may...

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Ticket Buyers Will Launch a Wave of COVID-19 Class-Action Lawsuits

COVID-19 lawsuits promise to dominate the legal landscape in the United States long after the virus recedes from the front pages of the news. Economic life in the country has come to a complete stop, invoking...

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Fired Bloomberg Staffers File a Class-Action Lawsuit Against the Billionaire

One of the more unusual political developments in American history was the brief rise and fall of Michael Bloomberg. The billionaire showered hundreds of millions of dollars in his attempt to win th...

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High-Flying Zoom Faces Class-Action from Consumers for Data Sharing

Zoom has been one of the companies that have dominated headlines during the COVID-19 crisis is the virtual meeting company Zoom. Entire companies and educational organizations are operating by conducting the...

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Target Settles Illegal Debt Collection Practices Class-Action Lawsuit for $2.3 Million

If you are a consumer, there are limits to what debt collectors can do in terms of contacting you for payment of a debt. If they cross a certain legal line, they can even be made to pay fo...

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Class-Action Lawsuit Claims that Purell Makes Misleading Claims About its Hand Sanitizer

Anywhere you turn, people are flocking to the store for things that they absolutely cannot find. Besides toilet paper, shoppers are trying in vain to get there hands on a simple bottle o...

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Customers File Class Action Lawsuit Against Robinhood for System Outages

Investors have been subject to terrifying gyrations in the stock market on a daily basis since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak. For some investors, they need to make transactions either becaus...

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Lawsuits Over COVID-19 Seeks Billions and Trillions from China

In one of the more remarkable lawsuits to be filed in recent years, a group of plaintiffs has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Chinese government for damages suffered due to the coronavirus outbreak. Whil...

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Germ-X and GOJO Prepare for Class-Action Lawsuits for Deceiving Customers

The spread of the coronavirus has produced fear and anxiety in the hearts of Americans. Popular television doctors on the major news networks have been addressing the concerns of the American public by...

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Phillies and a Design Firm Engage in Legal Slugfest Over the Phanatic

The Phanatic is one of the most recognizable mascots in not only baseball but all of professional sports. Fans can easily spot the Phanatic's distinctive nose, and his presence at the stadium is a surefire...

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Unclaimed Asset Counts are Growing. Make Sure You Aren't Owed Money!

Every day, more and more assets are categorized as "unclaimed". In other words, housing, property, insurance payouts, and more, are just in the hands of state and local governments. Many of them simply have...

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Worried about Falling Victim to Unclaimed Assets Scam? Follow These Steps

While finding actual unclaimed assets can be a literal dream come true, the opposite can happen if you're contacted by scammers. What looks like a dream could be a nightmare in disguise. For example, o...

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How to Tell Whether an Unclaimed Asset Site is Legitimate or Not

The unclaimed asset industry is a huge industry, with tens of billions of dollars up for grabs. Naturally, this attracts scammers. There are two types of main scams; the first is just to steal your information ...

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These Are the Most Commonly Unclaimed Assets for 2020 So Far

Unclaimed assets are vast in number, accounting for about $7.4 billion at the moment. We've already discussed where to find these unclaimed assets in other posts. This time, we'll look at the types of assets that a...

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This Trend Sweeping States Makes Claiming Assets More Timely Than Ever

Many people have some sort of unclaimed asset. Whether it's a few dollars owed in an income tax refund or hundreds of thousands from a life insurance policy, many people are surprised to find that they're...

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Must-Have Information if You've Ever Incorporated in Delaware

The state of Delaware is known for having lots of corporations. It's one of the few states that does not tax corporate income at all, though it does tax personal income. Many larger companies choose to incorporate...

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Advocacy Group Sues Major Companies Over Plastics Pollution

An environmental advocacy group has taken on some of the world's largest food companies seeking to hold them responsible for the pollution that they allegedly cause in the oceans. The Earth Island Institute has file...

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