In a class action lawsuit, General Motors was accused of rigging its diesel vehicles to pass emission tests successfully. The carmaker was accused of fitting its heavy-duty truck models with defeat devices to pass the tests.
Car Tech May 27, 2017
A U.S.-based law firm is looking to put together a class-action lawsuit against Google and Huawei for the reported early shutdown and bootloop issues of the Nexus 6P. Affected users are highly recommended to participate in the lawsuit.
Business Tech April 17, 2017
The lack of the Oxford comma could lead Oakhurst Dairy to lose an estimated $10 million to its truck drivers. The class-action lawsuit centers on overtime pay being disputed based on the lack of a comma in an exemption clause.
Business Tech March 17, 2017
Users who purchased computers with DVD drives about a decade ago may be owed $10 as part of a class-action lawsuit settlement. Here are the requirements to file a claim under the settlement.
Business Tech February 8, 2017
A new class-action lawsuit alleges that Apple broke FaceTime on iOS 6 on purpose back in 2014. The company reportedly resorted to this scheme to cut costs by forcing users to upgrade to iOS 7.
Business Tech February 4, 2017
If you bought milk or another dairy product from 2003 to 2011 in one of the 16 affected locations, you may be eligible for a cash payout from a recently settled antitrust class-action lawsuit against dairy producers.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 17, 2017
Samsung's hard times are far from over, as a class action lawsuit might hit the company in the U.S. Three former Galaxy Note 7 owners joined as plaintiffs in the legal action, which could hurt Samsung significantly.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 20, 2016
Apple was in hot water again, as three more law firms joined the class-action lawsuit involving the company’s 'Touch Disease.' The engineering flaw involves unresponsive screens on the bendy iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices.
Apple October 12, 2016
Disgruntled iPhone upgraders have filed a lawsuit against Apple over the company's iPhone 7 preorder system. The lawsuit alleges that Apple prioritized new customers, while loyal iPhone Upgrade Program members were told to 'check back later.'
Apple September 13, 2016
A former sales manager for LG Electronics has filed a lawsuit against his former employer and Samsung Electronics, alleging that the two companies have a non-poaching agreement. The arrangement drives employee wages down and violates antitrust regulations.
Business Tech September 13, 2016
Apple is facing a class-action lawsuit, as reports are mounting about iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices packing unresponsive screens. The plaintiffs are still few in number, but the suit could gain traction soon.
Business Tech August 31, 2016
U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen rejected Uber's proposed $100 million settlement of a class action lawsuit filed by drivers. According to Chen, the offer was unreasonable, inadequate and unfair.
Business Tech August 19, 2016
A couple from Detroit, Michigan has filed a class action lawsuit against Niantic Labs as 'Pokémon GO' transformed their once quiet street into a 'nightmare.' The lawsuit is seeking for a share of the profits generated by the game.
Video Games August 17, 2016
Nvidia has proposed a settlement for the class action lawsuit filed against the company over false advertising claims on the GeForce GTX 970. The settlement, if approved, would refund $30 to customers for each unit of the GPU purchased.
Computers July 31, 2016
A federal court judge in California has allowed two Starbucks customers to seek damages against the Seattle-based coffee giant through a class action suit for false advertising and fraud. The complaint stems from Starbucks allegedly underfilling its lattes.
Business Tech June 22, 2016
Ticketmaster is sending out free tickets and discounts to customers who purchased tickets from 1999 to 2013. Here is how you can claim the compensation.
Business Tech June 20, 2016
The main plaintiff name on a class action lawsuit against Uber has dropped out after filing his objections to a $100M settlement from the company. He claimed that the settlement is not in his nor the other drivers' interest.
Business Tech May 17, 2016
Starbucks is in hot water after a lawsuit for $5 million was filed against the coffee shop chain. A customer from Chicago complains that Starbucks uses too much ice in its cold drinks, thus deceiving its clients.
Business Tech May 2, 2016
Facebook faces a class-action lawsuit over its plans to create a new class of shares. The lawsuit claimed the move as an unfair deal and called for a halt on the company’s issuance of new Class C stock.
Business Tech May 1, 2016
Procter & Gamble (P&G) faces a class-action lawsuit filed by a customer who suffered chemical burns after using the company's Old Spice deodorant. Rodney Colley is not the only one who suffered rashes and burns but among hundreds, if not thousands, of unsuspecting customers.
LIFE March 29, 2016
An appeals court ruled in favor of Sugar Lip Treatment balm over alleged consumer misinformation. ‘Whether it is worth the effort to extract any remaining product with a finger or a small tool' or not is up to consumers.
LIFE March 21, 2016
Two customers filed a class-action lawsuit against Starbucks for allegedly underfilling drinks. The lawsuit said that not filling up the drinks is in violation of many laws including negligent misrepresentation and fraud.
Legal March 19, 2016
A law firm has launched a class action lawsuit against Apple for the Error 53 message that some users are getting on their devices. The error bricks the iPhone, with Apple claiming that it is for the protection of the smartphone owners.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 12, 2016
A class-action lawsuit began in California, this time with Google as the defendant. UC Berkeley students accused the company of scanning their emails and using their private information for advertising purposes and they are demanding a hefty compensation.
Legal February 4, 2016
Lyft agreed to pay its drivers as much as $12.25 million in a settlement agreement. However, the company declined the drivers’ request of being reclassified as full-time employees, avoiding the 30 percent increase in labor costs that comes with the reclassification.
Legal January 27, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal on a class action case filed against Microsoft by several Xbox 360 owners over a design defect on the game console that causes damages on game discs. The plaintiffs are challenging an earlier ruling by a lower court, which has denied their request for class certification.
Legal January 16, 2016
A class-action lawsuit against EOS lip balm claimed that the product caused reactions such as rashes and blisters around the mouths. EOS is a heavily advertised product endorsed by Kim Kardashian, Miley Cyrus and a number of beauty experts.
LIFE January 15, 2016
The complaint alleges that the music streaming service reproduced and distributed copyrighted music without paying the artists royalties.
Apps/Software December 29, 2015
More than 200 individuals filed a class action lawsuit against celebrity-endorsed WEN hair care products. The complaints included hair fall, hair loss and scalp damage such as bald spots and rashes.
LIFE December 16, 2015
A class-action lawsuit filed by workers seeking payment for the time they spend undergoing bag searches has been dismissed. The court ruled that the time spent waiting for and during bag searches should not be compensated.
Legal November 9, 2015
AMD gets sued over allegedly advertising its Bulldozer processors with the wrong number of cores. The class-action lawsuit claims that the octa-core chip is technically only a quad-core chip.
Legal November 9, 2015
A couple sued Apple and asked for $5 million in damages. The class action lawsuit started because the Wi-Fi Assist feature from iOS 9 led to the client’s mobile data overage, which pushed their phone bills through the roof.
Legal October 25, 2015
LinkedIn sent an email to its members to let them know it was sued over sending unwanted emails. It agreed that it will pay $13 million into a settlement fund.
Legal October 5, 2015
Volkswagen has hired a new CEO, Martin Mueller, who will likely face a whole slew of lawsuits over the company's emissions cheating scandal.
Legal September 26, 2015
Sony Pictures Entertainment has reached a tentative settlement with its former employees who filed a class-action lawsuit against the studio over a data breach.
Legal September 3, 2015
Two Canadian law firms have filed legal action against Ashley Madison's operators - Avid Life Media and Avid Dating Life - representing Canadian members of the site in a $578 million class-action lawsuit over the privacy breach.
Legal August 22, 2015
Nike and Apple have settled a class action lawsuit for $2.4 million. The lawsuit was over the sale of the Nike+ FuelBand, which the suit claimed was falsely advertised to be able to accurately track things such as calorie burn.
Legal July 28, 2015
The court has granted a $60 million settlement to players whose names and likeness were used illegally by the NCAA and EA in video games. The athletes have until July 31 to file their claim.
Legal July 20, 2015
A complaint deems it's unfair to make bars pay $2,314 for the 2015 NFL season so their patrons could enjoy out-of-market games via the Sunday Ticket package.
Movies/TV Shows July 14, 2015
Uber has argued in a court filing that the lawsuit against the company should not be considered a class action suit since the company's independent contractors are not deemed full-time employees.
Legal July 11, 2015
Remember the 23-day outage of the PlayStation Network back in 2011? Sony is now settling with PSN members, and here's how you can get your fair share — which may include a free game.
Geek January 24, 2015
Apple is facing another class-action lawsuit, this time for allegedly misleading users about the amount of storage available to them on 16 GB iPhone's after iOS 8 was installed. The new operating system takes up more memory than previous versions of iOS.
Legal January 5, 2015
A class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple primarily due to the amount of storage space that the iOS 8 takes up in devices.
Legal January 1, 2015
A U.S. judge has given the green light to a class action lawsuit that alleges Facebook scans private messages to create targeted advertisements. The plaintiffs claim that the social networking website violated several state and federal statutes.
Legal December 26, 2014
Apple was recently found not guilty of creating a digital music monopoly by limiting the music that could be played on the company's iPods. The case itself, however, spans a whopping 10 years. Here's a rundown of what happened during those 10 years.
Gadgets December 19, 2014