Class Action Lawsuits

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Austria's Supreme Court to Decide if a Class-Action Lawsuit Against Facebook Is Allowed
Legal

Austria's Supreme Court to Decide if a Class-Action Lawsuit Against Facebook Is Allowed

A law student is suing the social network over its privacy policies, and more than 25,000 people are signatories.
Court Denies Uber's Request to Appeal Class-Action Status of U.S. Driver Lawsuit
Uber

Court Denies Uber's Request to Appeal Class-Action Status of U.S. Driver Lawsuit

The lawsuit was filed by drivers who wish to be deemed employees.
Judge Allows Class-Action Lawsuit Against Target in Data Breach
Target

Judge Allows Class-Action Lawsuit Against Target in Data Breach

A U.S. judge certified a class action against Target brought by several banks over the retailer's massive data breach.
Uber Drivers Granted Class Action Status in California Lawsuit
Uber

Uber Drivers Granted Class Action Status in California Lawsuit

The lawsuit seeks to designate drivers as employees, not independent contractors.
Uber's Class Action Case Might Set Risky Precedent, Lawyer Warns
Uber

Uber's Class Action Case Might Set Risky Precedent, Lawyer Warns

If considered a class action, the lawsuit filed by three Uber drivers in San Francisco could grow to include more than 160,000 California drivers.
Apple Store Employees Told Tim Cook They Were Treated Like 'Criminals,' Court Docs Show
Apple

Apple Store Employees Told Tim Cook They Were Treated Like 'Criminals,' Court Docs Show

Documents in a class-action lawsuit reveal employees' unhappiness at being subject to bag searches and treated as 'criminals.'
Court Approves $5.9 Million Settlement in Conde Nast Internship Case
Class Action Lawsuits

Court Approves $5.9 Million Settlement in Conde Nast Internship Case

Those who interned at the publishing giant from June 2007 to the present are expected to receive payments up to $1,900.
Facebook Is Facing a Class-Action Lawsuit for Scanning Users' Private Messages
Facebook

Facebook Is Facing a Class-Action Lawsuit for Scanning Users' Private Messages

A California judge refused to dismiss the case. Now, the social network is facing legal action for some of its advertising practices.
5 of the Wackiest Fast-Food Lawsuits Ever
Franchises

5 of the Wackiest Fast-Food Lawsuits Ever

Some of these lawsuits are hard to swallow, but justice can be sweet.
Carly Okyle
Great-Grandchildren of 'Aunt Jemima' File $2 Billion Suit Against Quaker Oats
Legal

Great-Grandchildren of 'Aunt Jemima' File $2 Billion Suit Against Quaker Oats

The heirs of Anna Short Harrington -- the second-ever woman to serve as the face of the Aunt Jemima breakfast brand -- are alleging 60 years of unpaid royalties in a brand new lawsuit.
Geoff Weiss
Apple Settles Over eBook Lawsuit, Avoids a Jury Trial
Antitrust

Apple Settles Over eBook Lawsuit, Avoids a Jury Trial

The terms, which are undisclosed, are contingent on the outcome of Apple's appeal of an antitrust ruling that it conspired with five major publishers to make eBooks more expensive.
Laura Entis
When a Win for Wal-Mart Is a Win for Small Business
Growth Strategies

When a Win for Wal-Mart Is a Win for Small Business

The U.S. Supreme Court prevented a class action discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart from going forward. But that decision could also embolden small businesses.
Diana Ransom