Class Action Lawsuits

Two More Investors Sue Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes for Fraud

This is the first lawsuit against Theranos that's seeking class-action status.

Mariella Moon

Samsung Faces Potential Class Action in U.S. Over Note 7

The world's top smartphone maker last week permanently ended sales of the fire-prone Note 7 smartphone less than two months after its launch.

Reuters

iPhone 6 Owners Sue Apple Over 'Touch Disease'

The alleged design defect has left hundreds of iPhones unresponsive to physical contact.

Stephanie Mlot

How We Survived Getting Sued in Our First Year of Business

The big lesson we learned: Break up your projects, to minimize the pain should one of them get sued.

Leo Welder

New York Drivers Group Sues Uber, Claims Labor Laws Violations

A group representing 5,000 Uber Technologies Inc. drivers in New York City filed a lawsuit on Thursday accusing the ride-share company of depriving drivers of various employment protections by misclassifying them as independent contractors.

Reuters

The Driver Who Sued Uber Slams 'Offensive' Settlement

Douglas O'Connor objected to the settlement, saying that it pays drivers 'less than a tank of gas.'

Biz Carson

Facebook Hit With Lawsuit Over Plan to Issue New Stock

The lawsuit says that Zuckerberg 'wishes to retain this power, while selling off large amounts of his stockholdings, and reaping billions of dollars in proceeds.'

Reuters

Philip Morris Wins Missouri Class Action Trial Over 'Light' Cigarettes

The plaintiffs were seeking an estimated $1.8 billion.

Reuters

Warehouse Workers Accuse Target of Not Paying Overtime, File Lawsuit

The lawsuit seeks class action status for misclassifying a position as exempt from overtime.

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Uber Class-Action Suit Allowed to Expand to More Drivers

Drivers are seeking reimbursement for expenses including vehicle maintenance and the cost of gas, which the company does not currently pay for.

Reuters

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.

Reuters

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.

Reuters