Class action lawsuits

FILE - In this Jan. 17, 1966, file photo, part of the wrecked fuselage of an USAF B52 bomber lies where it crashed near Palomares, northeast of Almeria, Spain, after a collision in flight with an USAF Kc 135 tanker while refueling. Veterans who say they responded to the 1966 accident involving U.S. hydrogen bombs in Spain and then became ill from radiation exposure have asked a federal appeals court to allow a class action lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The request was filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims on behalf of veterans who sought disability benefits from the VA but were denied. (AP Photo/File)
December 11, 2017 - 2:55 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Veterans who say they responded to a 1966 accident involving U.S. hydrogen bombs in Spain and then became ill from radiation exposure asked a federal appeals court on Monday to allow a class action lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Yale Law School...
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November 28, 2017 - 3:46 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State and NFL football star has asked a judge to let him expand his class-action lawsuit alleging improper use of ex-players' images in marketing campaigns to include potentially thousands of former athletes nationwide. An updated federal complaint by ex-...
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks on tax reform at the American Enterprise Institute, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 24, 2017 - 9:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate narrowly voted Tuesday to repeal a banking rule that would let consumers band together to sue their bank or credit card company to resolve financial disputes. Vice President Mike Pence cast the final vote to break a 50-50 tie. The banking industry had...
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FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2017, file photo, smoke rises from a chemical plant in Crosby, near Houston, Texas. Nearly 20 Houston-area residents say test results have detected toxic substances in soil, water and ash samples taken miles from the chemical plant that flooded during Hurricane Harvey, caught fire and partially exploded. The findings were disclosed Monday afternoon, Oct. 2, 2017, in a letter the residents' lawyers mailed to the chief executive of the plant's owner, Arkema Inc., and several regulatory agencies, giving notice that they planned to sue. (KTRK via AP, File)
October 03, 2017 - 3:31 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on reports of toxic chemicals found in samples taken miles from a chemical plant that flooded, exploded and burned during Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the owner of a Houston-area chemical plant struck by fires...
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September 14, 2017 - 2:20 pm
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim. The suit, filed Thursday in San Francisco Superior Court, follows a federal labor...
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September 14, 2017 - 1:24 pm
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim. The suit, filed Thursday in San Francisco Superior Court, follows a federal labor...
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September 14, 2017 - 12:48 pm
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim. The suit, filed Thursday in San Francisco Superior Court, follows a federal labor...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2012, file photo, a pedestrian walks past credit card logos posted on a downtown storefront in Atlanta. On Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, Equifax said it has made changes to address customer complaints since it disclosed a week earlier that it exposed vital data on about 143 million Americans. Equifax has come under fire from members of Congress, state attorneys general, and people who are getting conflicting answers about whether their information was stolen. Equifax is trying again to clarify language about people’s right to sue, and said Monday it has made changes to address customer complaints. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
September 12, 2017 - 5:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax faces new lawsuits and is trying to make new gestures to customers in the wake of its disclosure last week that it exposed vital data like Social Security numbers of about 143 million Americans. It's already come under fire from members of Congress, state attorneys general,...
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FILE - This May 2, 2015 file photo shows Manny Pacquiao from the Philippines, left, and Floyd Mayweather Jr., embracing in the ring at the finish of their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas. A federal judge Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 dismissed class-action lawsuits by disgruntled boxing fans around the country who complained they didn't get their pay-per-view money's worth in the fight. The judge said that he felt sympathy for fans who felt deceived that Pacquiao's camp failed to disclose he had a shoulder injury until about three hours before the fight. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken,File)
August 25, 2017 - 6:53 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge in California knocked out a class-action lawsuit Friday that had been filed on behalf of fight fans and pay-per-view subscribers upset that boxer Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines wasn't 100 percent healthy for his May 2015 fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las...
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August 24, 2017 - 2:57 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A group of Wells Fargo customers who say they were victims of unfair overdraft practices want their claims heard in court, but the bank wants the disputes handled through arbitration. Class-action lawsuits filed around the country have accused Wells Fargo of changing the order of...
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