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Latest News in Class Action

  • January 18, 2019

    Volleyball Players Win Cert. In Sex Abuse Cover-Up Suit

    An Illinois federal judge on Friday certified a class of potentially thousands of youth volleyball players on claims that banned USA Volleyball coach Rick Butler concealed the fact that he had sexually abused underage athletes from customers of his clinics and camps.

  • January 18, 2019

    Nissan Must Face Suit Over Faulty Altima Transmissions

    A Massachusetts federal judge Friday rejected Nissan’s attempt to dismiss a class action alleging certain Altima models were sold with dangerously defective transmissions, finding the suit asserted plenty of specifics despite the carmaker’s insistence the claims are too vague.

  • January 18, 2019

    Costco Can’t Toss Non-Calif. Plaintiffs In Hep. A Berry Suit

    A California federal judge has denied Costco Wholesale Co. Inc.'s bid to dismiss non-California plaintiffs from a class action over a frozen berry mix that allegedly started a hepatitis A outbreak, saying the company can't raise that defense after several years participating in the suit.

  • January 18, 2019

    Prison Co. Stock’s Non-Reaction To Disclosures Dooms Cert.

    A Tennessee federal judge declined Friday to certify a class of investors who allege that private prison operator CoreCivic Inc. misrepresented its safety, security and rehabilitation standards, saying shares of the company didn’t decline when the supposed misstatements were first revealed.

  • January 18, 2019

    2nd Circ. Won't Budge On Reviving IBM Workers' ERISA Suit

    The Second Circuit won’t rethink its decision to revive a proposed Employee Retirement Income Security Act class action accusing IBM of wrongly investing its workers’ retirement savings into overvalued company stock, the court ruled Friday.

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