Yahoo to pay $117 million to settle class action over major data breaches

Yahoo will pay approximately A $117 million to settle a lawsuit over multiple data breaches. The lawsuit alleged that the company negligently disclosedŒ users’ personal information, including email addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, other account information, as well as security passwords. According to the complaint, Yahoo users were subject to numerous disclosures of personal […]

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Federal Court certifies $891 million class action lawsuit against Community Health Services after appeals court revives case

The U.S. District Court for Middle Tennessee has certified an $891 million class action filed in 2011 against Franklin-based Community Health Systems for an alleged Medicare fraud scheme. In a detailed Memorandum opinion, Federal Judge Eli Richardson set forth in detail the facts upon which he relied for the certification. Memorandum of Certification CHS case. Those […]

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AbbVie Sued in Class Action for Shielding Humira from Competition in The United States Until 2023 Using 136 Patents

Drugmaker giant, AbbVie, is facing a putative class-action lawsuit for its use of 136 patents on its drug Humira, which effectively protects it from competition until 2023. This complaint followed harsh criticism of AbbVie CEO, Richard Gonzalez, for the company’s strategic use of patents and high drug prices by the Senate Finance Committee just a month prior. […]

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Fan Duel and Draft Kings hit with 40 class actions

Over 40 separate class-action lawsuits have been filed against fantasy sports sites Fan Duel and Draft Kings, alleging the two sites fraudulently coerced players into an illegal gambling scam. Most of the suits assert consumer fraud and false advertisement Plaintiffs are seeking reimbursement for lost fees paid to the websites. Some suits also say the […]

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