Class action lawsuits

March 28, 2017 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo says it will pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over up to 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission. It's the first private settlement that Wells has reached since the company paid $185 million to federal and...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2010, file photo, West Virginia running back Shawne Alston (20) is tackled from behind during an NCAA football game against Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh. About 40,000 college football and basketball players will not need to submit a claim to receive a portion of the $208.7 million the NCAA will pay to settle a federal class-action lawsuit that claimed the value of their athletic scholarships was illegally capped. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken in California gave preliminary approval Tuesday, March 21, 2017, to the settlement that was agreed upon by the NCAA and plaintiffs in February. The original antitrust lawsuit was filed in 2014 by former West Virginia football player Shawne Alston. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
March 22, 2017 - 12:53 pm
About 40,000 college football and basketball players will not need to submit a claim to receive a portion of the $208.7 million the NCAA will pay to settle a federal class-action lawsuit that claimed the value of their athletic scholarships was illegally capped. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken...
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March 03, 2017 - 11:52 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma-based Native American tribe filed a lawsuit in its own tribal court system Friday accusing several oil companies of triggering the state's largest earthquake that caused extensive damage to some near-century-old tribal buildings. The Pawnee Nation alleges in the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2017 file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. In a decade as a federal appeals court judge, Gorsuch has criticized courts for giving too much power to government agencies that enforce the nation’s labor and employment laws. He's also backed curbs on some class-action lawsuits as lawyer in private practice. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 06, 2017 - 11:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a decade as a federal appeals court judge, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has criticized courts for giving too much power to government agencies that enforce the nation's labor and employment laws. As a lawyer in private practice, he also backed curbs on some class-action...
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