Class Action Lawsuits

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.'
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

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.
Franchises

5 of the Wackiest Fast-Food Lawsuits Ever

Some of these lawsuits are hard to swallow, but justice can be sweet.
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.
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.
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.