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Class Action Lawsuits 2020

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Class Action Lawsuits 2020

Top Class Actions shares the latest class action lawsuits and legal settlements of the week.

Carnival Corporation Cruise Lines Data Breach | Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Did you work for or travel on a Carnival cruise line or any other cruise line owned by Carnival Corp? If so, your sensitive personal information may have been exposed. On Aug. 17, Carnival Corp., the Florida-based international cruise giant, was hit with a major ransomware attack that may have exposed the sensitive information of thousands of its employees and passengers. Carnival Corp., which operates the largest collection of cruise lines in the world, announced the attack on Aug. 17 this month, warning passengers and employees about the risk to their personal information…Read more

Florida Telephone Recording Laws Violations | Class Action Lawsuit

Florida citizens, have you been recorded by a company on a call without your permission? Did you know that Florida recording laws make it illegal for someone to record a phone call in Florida without the consent of all parties involved? If you are a Florida resident who was recorded without warning or permission, you may have a legal claim. Florida is a two-party consent state, which means that all parties involved in a “wire, oral, or electric communication” in the state must consent to having the communication intercepted or recorded. Florida recording laws prohibit anyone from recording telephone calls without the consent of all involved parties…Read more

Nature’s Recipe “Grain Free” Pet Food | Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Are you a California resident who purchased Nature’s Recipe pet food that was advertised as grain free? If so, you may be eligible to join a free class action lawsuit investigation into claims that the manufacturer deceived consumers about ingredients. Big Heart Pet Brands Inc. is being served a class action lawsuit for falsely advertising their Nature’s Recipe Grain Free Easy to Digest Salmon Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Recipe Dog Food as grain-free. Independent testing of the specific product has shown that the “Grain Free” claim is false and allegedly contains significant amounts of corn and soy protein, ingredients which can cause allergic reactions in dogs with grain allergies…Read more

California Assault & Clergy Sexual Abuse | Lawsuit Investigation

Were you a victim of clergy sexual abuse in California by a Catholic priest or a member part of another organization? A number of large institutions around the country, including the Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts of America, and the YMCA, are facing scrutiny for what some consider to be a sexual abuse epidemic. Such institutions have strong presences in California, and some California residents may have faced clergy sexual abuse by authority figures or they have children who have be subjected to such abuse. If you or a loved one faced clergy sexual abuse in California by the Catholic Church or another institution, you may have a legal claim…Read more

Mortgage Payment Processing Fee Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Were you charged a fee just because you paid your mortgage online or by phone, especially (but not limited to) California? These mortgage processing fees (pay-to-pay fees) are almost always unlawful. These online payment fees come under a number of names including speedpay fees, convenience fees, processing fees, pay-to-play fees, among others. Some borrowers have reported being charged $5, $10, or $15 per transaction, although fee amounts will vary depending on the lender. Although convenience fees are common for mortgage payments made online or over the phone, under most mortgage agreements such fees are not allowed…Read more

Tide Class Action Lawsuit Says PurClean Laundry Detergent Isn’t So Pure

A class action lawsuit claims that Tide PurClean laundry detergent is marketed as being made from plant-based ingredients when it actually contains cleaning aids that are sourced from petroleum. Plaintiff Linda Cole says she’s purchased Tide PurClean laundry detergent numerous times based on label statements that it was plant-based and that it contained “0% dyes, phosphates, chlorine brighteners.” According to the Tide class action lawsuit, the back label of Tide PurClean further confirms that the detergent is A Powerful Plant-Based Clean You Can Feel Good About…Read more

Foreign Transaction Fees | Debit Card & Credit Card Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Have you been charged foreign transaction fees on a debit or credit card purchase made on a foreign website? Foreign transaction fees are charged on debit and credit card transactions made out of the country. Banks have faced legal action by consumers who claim that they were charged foreign transaction fees on credit and debit card purchases made on foreign websites, when the fees are only supposed to be charged if someone is at a physical location outside of the country…Read more

Trader Joe’s Class Action Lawsuit Says Multigrain Crackers Are Mislabeled

Trader Joe’s faces a new class action lawsuit that accuses the company of misrepresenting the ingredients of its 12 Grain Mini Snack Crackers. Plaintiff Kalman Rosenfeld claims the name “12 Grain Mini Snack Crackers” misleads consumers because it suggests and identifies the 12-grain blend but fails to disclose a more predominant ingredient: refined white flour...Read more

Google Play Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Anti-Competitive Scheme

A Google Play class action lawsuit accuses the app store of violating antitrust laws with a 30% fee on in-app purchases. Plaintiff Mary Carr says Google is in violation of both state and federal antitrust laws by unlawfully charging a 30% fee on top of the cost of in-app purchases. As a result, consumers have allegedly been forced to pay more for in-app purchases. Additionally, smartphone manufacturers, competitor app stores, and app developers have reportedly been harmed by the restrictions the 30% fee imposes…Read more

Elmiron Side Effects | Vision Problems Lawsuit Investigation

Were you treated with Elmiron for interstitial cystitis or urinary tract infections (UTI)? Were you diagnosed with vision problems related to the retina or macula such as macular degeneration or pigmentary maculopathy?Elmiron, a medication used to treat bladder conditions, may be associated with a rare eye condition called pigmentary maculopathy, which is a type of macular degeneration, according to recent scientific reports. This rare macular degeneration reportedly occurs after long-term Elmiron treatment…Read more

Chipotle Customers In Pa. Accuse Chain of Short-Changing Them

Chipotle Mexican Grill faces a new class action lawsuit that accuses the chain of intentionally short-changing cash-paying customers. Plaintiffs Megan Fox and Bridget McMahon claim Chipotle “engages in a corporate policy of misappropriation of consumer funds and unfair trade practices” by refusing to provide proper change or credit to customers paying cash at its restaurants. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court, according to Patch. The class action lawsuit accuses Chipotle of misappropriation and conversion, unfair trade practices, breach of contract and unjust enrichment…Read more

California Life Insurance Wrongful Cancellation Lawsuit Investigation

Was your California life insurance canceled or lost because of non-payment of premium? Were you denied a claim for benefits because of unpaid premium? Since 2013, California laws have prohibited certain life insurance policies from being terminated or benefits from being denied for a missed payment before certain warnings or notices are sent and before the expiration of certain grace periods. Courts have already found that some insurance companies did not follow these laws and that their attempts to terminate policies or deny benefits were, therefore, invalid…Read more

Trump, Republicans File Lawsuit Against New Jersey Governor Over Voting By Mail Order

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, the Republican National Committee and the New Jersey Republican Committee have filed a lawsuit against New Jersey Gov. Philip D. Murphy and New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way to prevent voting by mail despite concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. According to the campaign and the Republican committees, the authorization of vote-by-mail ballots being sent to voters is unconstitutional and would result in voter fraud…Read more

LEVICK |

Class Action Lawsuits 2020

Top Class Actions shares the latest class action lawsuits and legal settlements of the week.

Carnival Corporation Cruise Lines Data Breach | Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Did you work for or travel on a Carnival cruise line or any other cruise line owned by Carnival Corp? If so, your sensitive personal information may have been exposed. On Aug. 17, Carnival Corp., the Florida-based international cruise giant, was hit with a major ransomware attack that may have exposed the sensitive information of thousands of its employees and passengers. Carnival Corp., which operates the largest collection of cruise lines in the world, announced the attack on Aug. 17 this month, warning passengers and employees about the risk to their personal information…Read more

Florida Telephone Recording Laws Violations | Class Action Lawsuit

Florida citizens, have you been recorded by a company on a call without your permission? Did you know that Florida recording laws make it illegal for someone to record a phone call in Florida without the consent of all parties involved? If you are a Florida resident who was recorded without warning or permission, you may have a legal claim. Florida is a two-party consent state, which means that all parties involved in a “wire, oral, or electric communication” in the state must consent to having the communication intercepted or recorded. Florida recording laws prohibit anyone from recording telephone calls without the consent of all involved parties…Read more

Nature’s Recipe “Grain Free” Pet Food | Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Are you a California resident who purchased Nature’s Recipe pet food that was advertised as grain free? If so, you may be eligible to join a free class action lawsuit investigation into claims that the manufacturer deceived consumers about ingredients. Big Heart Pet Brands Inc. is being served a class action lawsuit for falsely advertising their Nature’s Recipe Grain Free Easy to Digest Salmon Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Recipe Dog Food as grain-free. Independent testing of the specific product has shown that the “Grain Free” claim is false and allegedly contains significant amounts of corn and soy protein, ingredients which can cause allergic reactions in dogs with grain allergies…Read more

California Assault & Clergy Sexual Abuse | Lawsuit Investigation

Were you a victim of clergy sexual abuse in California by a Catholic priest or a member part of another organization? A number of large institutions around the country, including the Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts of America, and the YMCA, are facing scrutiny for what some consider to be a sexual abuse epidemic. Such institutions have strong presences in California, and some California residents may have faced clergy sexual abuse by authority figures or they have children who have be subjected to such abuse. If you or a loved one faced clergy sexual abuse in California by the Catholic Church or another institution, you may have a legal claim…Read more

Mortgage Payment Processing Fee Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Were you charged a fee just because you paid your mortgage online or by phone, especially (but not limited to) California? These mortgage processing fees (pay-to-pay fees) are almost always unlawful. These online payment fees come under a number of names including speedpay fees, convenience fees, processing fees, pay-to-play fees, among others. Some borrowers have reported being charged $5, $10, or $15 per transaction, although fee amounts will vary depending on the lender. Although convenience fees are common for mortgage payments made online or over the phone, under most mortgage agreements such fees are not allowed…Read more

Tide Class Action Lawsuit Says PurClean Laundry Detergent Isn’t So Pure

A class action lawsuit claims that Tide PurClean laundry detergent is marketed as being made from plant-based ingredients when it actually contains cleaning aids that are sourced from petroleum. Plaintiff Linda Cole says she’s purchased Tide PurClean laundry detergent numerous times based on label statements that it was plant-based and that it contained “0% dyes, phosphates, chlorine brighteners.” According to the Tide class action lawsuit, the back label of Tide PurClean further confirms that the detergent is A Powerful Plant-Based Clean You Can Feel Good About…Read more

Foreign Transaction Fees | Debit Card & Credit Card Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Have you been charged foreign transaction fees on a debit or credit card purchase made on a foreign website? Foreign transaction fees are charged on debit and credit card transactions made out of the country. Banks have faced legal action by consumers who claim that they were charged foreign transaction fees on credit and debit card purchases made on foreign websites, when the fees are only supposed to be charged if someone is at a physical location outside of the country…Read more

Trader Joe’s Class Action Lawsuit Says Multigrain Crackers Are Mislabeled

Trader Joe’s faces a new class action lawsuit that accuses the company of misrepresenting the ingredients of its 12 Grain Mini Snack Crackers. Plaintiff Kalman Rosenfeld claims the name “12 Grain Mini Snack Crackers” misleads consumers because it suggests and identifies the 12-grain blend but fails to disclose a more predominant ingredient: refined white flour...Read more

Google Play Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Anti-Competitive Scheme

A Google Play class action lawsuit accuses the app store of violating antitrust laws with a 30% fee on in-app purchases. Plaintiff Mary Carr says Google is in violation of both state and federal antitrust laws by unlawfully charging a 30% fee on top of the cost of in-app purchases. As a result, consumers have allegedly been forced to pay more for in-app purchases. Additionally, smartphone manufacturers, competitor app stores, and app developers have reportedly been harmed by the restrictions the 30% fee imposes…Read more

Elmiron Side Effects | Vision Problems Lawsuit Investigation

Were you treated with Elmiron for interstitial cystitis or urinary tract infections (UTI)? Were you diagnosed with vision problems related to the retina or macula such as macular degeneration or pigmentary maculopathy?Elmiron, a medication used to treat bladder conditions, may be associated with a rare eye condition called pigmentary maculopathy, which is a type of macular degeneration, according to recent scientific reports. This rare macular degeneration reportedly occurs after long-term Elmiron treatment…Read more

Chipotle Customers In Pa. Accuse Chain of Short-Changing Them

Chipotle Mexican Grill faces a new class action lawsuit that accuses the chain of intentionally short-changing cash-paying customers. Plaintiffs Megan Fox and Bridget McMahon claim Chipotle “engages in a corporate policy of misappropriation of consumer funds and unfair trade practices” by refusing to provide proper change or credit to customers paying cash at its restaurants. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court, according to Patch. The class action lawsuit accuses Chipotle of misappropriation and conversion, unfair trade practices, breach of contract and unjust enrichment…Read more

California Life Insurance Wrongful Cancellation Lawsuit Investigation

Was your California life insurance canceled or lost because of non-payment of premium? Were you denied a claim for benefits because of unpaid premium? Since 2013, California laws have prohibited certain life insurance policies from being terminated or benefits from being denied for a missed payment before certain warnings or notices are sent and before the expiration of certain grace periods. Courts have already found that some insurance companies did not follow these laws and that their attempts to terminate policies or deny benefits were, therefore, invalid…Read more

Trump, Republicans File Lawsuit Against New Jersey Governor Over Voting By Mail Order

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, the Republican National Committee and the New Jersey Republican Committee have filed a lawsuit against New Jersey Gov. Philip D. Murphy and New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way to prevent voting by mail despite concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. According to the campaign and the Republican committees, the authorization of vote-by-mail ballots being sent to voters is unconstitutional and would result in voter fraud…Read more

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