Due to devastating Hurricane Katrina when hundreds of frightened people were trying to find their way through New Orleans bridge, police unexpectedly block their way besides helping them.
More disappointed business house have joined a class-action lawsuit against the City of Tulsa to stop the unfair assessment fees which had been forcefully burdened on them for a new downtown ballpark.
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.
On May 1, 2009, the FDA and Iovate Health Sciences USA, Inc. issued a Hydroxycut recall due to a potential risk that side effects of the dietary supplements may cause users to suffer liver failure and other potentially life-threatening injuries.
Three dejected Hyatt Regency Long Beach employees are suing the hotel and its parent company on behalf of themselves and more than 200 colleagues, over improvement of work condition and due wages.
Two Poker players Dennis Chae and Jeff Kim filed a lawsuit alleging that the Bicycle Club, Commerce, Hustler, Hollywood Park and Hawaiian Gardens casinos would not allow them to compete for the jackpots unless they played at tables that collected the $1-per-pot fees, even though their ads said no purchase was required.
The lawsuit was filed in a California federal court by employees of 3M Co. (MMM) over discriminating against employees who are older than 46 and claiming it either fires them, or forces them to resign or retire. Both former and current employees were involved in the lawsuit.
The case was filed in U.S. District Court in Atlanta in 2007 on behalf of of shareholders who owned Beazer stock between Jan. 27, 2005 and May 12, 2008.and then granted class-action status in 2007.
This suit was against Motorola, Plantronics and Jabra, concerning Bluetooth headsets they sold.
The suit was filed because these companies allegedly did not warn consumers of a “risk of hearing loss and that Defendants acted wrongfully when they did not warn consumers of the risk (if it exists).
On April 30, 2009 mislead and agitated investors who purchased Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQNM) shares between June 04, 2008 and April 28, 2009, filed a proposed securities class action lawsuit, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California in San Diego.