Jury awarded $475,000 to home owners to re-plumb their home

plumbing-lawsuitAs part of a valley-wide plumbing defect class action lawsuit, a jury has finally awarded $475,000 to homeowners in the the Dove Canyon neighborhood in North Las Vegas as part of a valley-wide plumbing defect class action lawsuit.

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Quebec may hit with a probable class action lawsuit over wrongful breast cancer tests

Due to negligence and reluctency of Quebec government about 2,100 breast cancer sufferers are now living in complete uncertainty.

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Horizon Lines Inc. agreed to settle with $20 million over wrongful price fixing

Horizon-Line-IncHorizon Lines announced on last Friday that it agreed to settle with the plaintiffs in a class action price-fixing lawsuit.

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Court denies class action status against state government over promotion refusal

With relation to the 2006 lawsuit, the Michigan Court of Appeals denies to offer any class-action status involving six hundreds of men who claim they were denied promotions in state government because of race or ethnicity.

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Kingate Global Fund Ltd. hit with a class action lawsuit over losses caused by the Madoff Ponzi Scheme

The lawsuit was filed on June 12, 2009 in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, on behalf of all persons who continued to have an investment in the Kingate Global Fund Ltd. fund on December 10, 2008.

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Former Illinois inmate sues, claiming she was illegally shackled to hospital bed during labor

Ex-inmate sues, says was chained to bed in labor

CHICAGO — A former Cook County Jail inmate has sued the county Sheriff’s office, saying she was handcuffed to her hospital bed until just before she gave birth.

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Payday lender Money Mart agreed to settle class-action for $100M over high rate of interest

Windsor law firm Sutts, Strosberg announced this week it has reached a $100-million settlement in the Money Mart lawsuit.

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A consumer advocacy group filed class action lawsuit against landlord UDR

Consumer Advocate, Bad Biz Finder, a Fremont, California-based non-profit consumer advocacy group, filed class action lawsuit against Landlord, UDR Inc. on Behalf of California Tenants.

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Duluth city needs another $100,000 to fight retiree class action lawsuit

Northland-cw-for-Duluth-mndAlong with the ongoing class action retiree healthcare lawsuit the legal service expenses are also rising. The city is asking the council for double the money to help to pay for an outside law firm that’s assisting the city with the litigation.

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Pike class-action may push up $450 Milion

The amount has been estimated by a finance professor of Babson College in effort to secure a giant refund  for toll-weary Pike drivers.

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