Class Action Lawsuits

McDonald's and Burger King Sued for Use of 'Forever Chemicals'

New report finds harmful chemicals in packaging from 24 popular food and grocery chains, prompting class-action suits against two of the biggest retailers on the list.

Lawsuit Over Subway Tuna Now Alleges the Meat Contains Chicken, Pork and Cattle DNA

The plaintiffs seek unspecified damages for fraud and violations of California consumer-protection laws.

Amanda Breen

Kellogg's in $5 Million Lawsuit for Not Putting Enough Strawberries in Its Pop-Tarts

Lawsuit claims the product's branding is misleading. Breakfast enthusiasts wait in suspense.

Chloe Arrojado

Lawsuit Against Apple Over MacBook Butterfly Keyboards Gets Class Action Status

If the class action lawsuit wins, then affected MacBook owners could end up receiving some financial compensation from Apple.

Michael Kan

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