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Category: Class Action

Class Action - Bisnar Chase Blog

Class action lawsuits are filed against a company or corporation when there are multiple plaintiffs who are seeking damages. Bisnar Chase has filed several class action lawsuits against negligent corporations and provides news about ongoing class action lawsuits here in our blog.

Here’s How You Can Seek Compensation in Tylenol Class Action Lawsuit

By Brian Chase on January 15, 2020 - No comments

Here's How You Can Seek Compensation in Tylenol Class Action Lawsuit

Parents who purchased Infants’ Tylenol in the past six years could get money back from a $6.3 million lawsuit settlement with manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. According to a USA Today news report, the medicine’s packaging that features a picture of a mother holding her baby and a label that says “infants” misleads consumers into thinking that Infants’ Tylenol is specially formulated for infants, the class-action lawsuit argued. …Read the rest »

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Class Action Lawsuit in California Against Amazon and Ring Highlights Data Breach Issues

By Brian Chase on January 2, 2020 - No comments

Class Action Lawsuit in California Against Amazon and Ring Highlights Data Breach Issues

A new class action lawsuit brought against Amazon and Ring have raised issues over hacking incidents that exposed consumer data to identity thieves and other disturbing intrusions. According to a report in the Sacramento Bee, the plaintiff, John Baker Orange, filed the class action lawsuit Dec. 26 in California alleging that Amazon and Ring’s lax security standards and defective design left their cameras vulnerable to hackers, potentially exposing his children to danger. …Read the rest »

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Los Angeles-Based Riot Games to Pay $10 Million to Settle Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

By Brian Chase on December 6, 2019 - No comments

Los Angeles-Based Riot Games to Pay $10 Million to Settle Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

Los Angeles-based video game developer, Riot Games, has agreed to pay out about $10 million to women who worked at the company in the last five years as part of a settlement in a class-action lawsuit over alleged gender discrimination. According to a KTLA news report, the lawsuit was filed in November 2018 when two women who worked at the company that makes the popular “League of Legends” game sued over violations of the California Equal Pay Act and alleged that they were routinely subjected to sexual harassment and gender discrimination. …Read the rest »

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McDonald’s Pays $26 Million to Settle Wage Lawsuit in California

By Brian Chase on November 27, 2019 - No comments

McDonald's Pays $26 Million to Settle Wage Lawsuit in California

Fast food giant McDonald’s is set to pay $26 million to settle claims which involved not compensating 38,000 employees in wages at corporate-run stores across California. According to a CBS news report, the preliminary agreement settles a long battle that began in 2013 when a McDonald’s worker in Los Angeles, Maria Sanchez, filed a lawsuit against the company with three other members signing on. The lawsuit accused the fast food giant of wage theft as far back as 2009.

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San Diego Unified School District Votes to Join Class Action Lawsuit Against Juul

By Brian Chase on November 14, 2019 - No comments

Study Shows Vaping Devices Like Juul is Reversing Anti-Tobacco Efforts

San Diego Unified School District has voted to join Los Angeles in a class action lawsuit accusing e-cigarette manufacturer Juul of targeting teenagers with flavored vaping products. According to a report in the Daily Mail, the Board of Education voted 5-0 in favor of joining the Los Angeles Unified School District in their lawsuit against Juul. San Diego has not yet formally filed its suit. …Read the rest »

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California DMV Data Breach Exposes Drivers Social Security Numbers

By Brian Chase on November 7, 2019 - No comments

California DMV Data Breach Exposes Drivers Social Security Numbers

Long lines are not the only thing you have to fear at the DMV. According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, thousands of drivers in California have had their Social Security numbers exposed in a data breach that gave federal agencies unauthorized access. According to the Times, the breach also showed which drivers do not have social security numbers making it especially concerning for undocumented immigrants who were issued driver’s licenses. Apparently, federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, had access to this information. …Read the rest »

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Disney Attempts to Block Class Action Status for Gender Pay Lawsuit

By Brian Chase on October 25, 2019 - No comments

Disney Attempts to Block Class Action Status for Gender Pay Lawsuit

The Walt Disney Company has asked a Los Angeles Superior Court judge to block a group of 10 female employees who are suing over pay discrimination from getting class-action status. According to a Fox Business news report, the corporation is arguing that the women’s claims are too specific to be able to apply to its entire workforce. A putative class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of two women last April alleged that Disney engaged in gender-based pay discrimination towards women employees. …Read the rest »

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DoorDash Confirms Data Breach Affected 4.9 Million People

By Brian Chase on September 27, 2019 - No comments

DoorDash Confirms Data Breach Affected 4.9 Million People

DoorDash, the food delivery company, said that 4.9 million customers, delivery workers and merchants had their information stolen by hackers. According to a report on Techcrunch.com, the breach occurred on May 4, but added that customers who joined after April 5, 2018 are not affected by the breach. DoorDash is blaming the breach on a third-party service provider, who it did not name. The company said it immediately launched an investigation and engaged outside security experts to evaluate the damage. …Read the rest »

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Lyft Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Driver Employment Status

By Brian Chase on August 19, 2019 - No comments

Lyft Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Driver Employment Status

Lyft is facing a class action lawsuit that targets the alleged widespread and deliberate misclassification of its drivers as independent contractors. According to Jalopnik.com, the lawsuit was filed in the Northern District of California by representatives of Lyft driver Donald J. Brunner Jr. of Burbank who has driven full-time for Lyft since March 2016. The lawsuit states Brunner has worked 42 to 70 hours per week on the platform since logging 500 to 1,100 miles per week. The suit alleges he and other drivers were deprived of reimbursed expenses, overtime and minimum wage among other rights employees have under the law. …Read the rest »

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Apple iPhone Throttling Issue Leads to New California Class Action Lawsuit

By Brian Chase on August 9, 2019 - No comments

Apple iPhone Throttling Issue Leads to New California Class Action Lawsuit

A group of 18 plaintiffs have launched a new class action lawsuit in a federal court in San Jose accusing Apple of fraudulent behavior in deliberately throttling older iPhones with weaker batteries. According to a news report, the plaintiffs, who are from different parts of the country, have specifically charged Apple with violating the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act as well as California’s Unfair Competition Law, Computer Data Access and Fraud Act and “trespass to chattels” rules. …Read the rest »

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