$10M Settlement in FTC Automatic Renewals Suit

We’ve written about automatic renewals before, but the $10 million price tag in the FTC’s settlement with the operators of ABCmouse should grab your attention. The FTC alleged that over a three-year period, the company advertised membership programs without clearly … Continue reading

Man Reaches $1.6M Settlement in Lawsuit following Rough Arrest

Kameron Boudin sued the county earlier this year, alleging that Otter Tail County sheriff’s deputy Jeremias “J.J.” Krupich punched Boudin several times in the face and forehead while Boudin was lying on his back during a December 2018 incident, restrained … Continue reading

Lawsuit Against Several Railway Suppliers Settled for $489M

A class-action lawsuit against several railway equipment suppliers has received final court approval. Agreement on a final settlement of the suit between Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. (Wabtec), Knorr-Bremse AG and subsidiaries and law firms Hartley LLP and Fine Kaplan and Black was achieved in February. U.S. District … Continue reading

Types of Truck Accidents

Big truck accidents are the most dangerous sort of accident on U.S. highways. Five plus tons of steel colliding with you at any type of speed will leave your automobile and also those inside, at the very least, seriously harmed. … Continue reading

Wells Fargo Settles for $7.8M in Hiring Discrimination Case

Wells Fargo will pay $7.8 million to settle Labor Department allegations of hiring discrimination against women and Black workers.  The bank allegedly discriminated against more than 34,100 Black applicants for “banking, customer sales and service, and administrative support positions.” The … Continue reading

Honda Settles for $85M After Safety Failures in Airbags

NEW YORK (AP) — Honda has reached an $85 million settlement with multiple states over allegations that it hid safety failures in the airbags of certain Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the U.S. The settlement ties up an investigation … Continue reading

Michigan Agrees to $600M for Flint Water Crisis Settlement

FLINT, Michigan, August 23, 2020 (ENS) – The State of Michigan has agreed to a $600 million settlement of civil lawsuits brought against the state by residents of the city of Flint after the source of the city’s water supply was … Continue reading

Bayer Pays $1.6B to Settle Essure Injury Claims

Bayer will pay about $1.6 billion to settle nearly all of the U.S. lawsuits that, over several years, have claimed the company’s Essure birth control implant caused serious injuries.  The German drugmaker’s agreements with plaintiff law firms cover about 90% … Continue reading

Judge Approves Tesla $60M Settlement in Shareholder Lawsuit

In a brief telephone hearing on Monday, a Delaware judge opted to approve a $60 million settlement for a shareholder lawsuit stemming from Tesla’s $2 billion acquisition of clean energy company SolarCity in 2016. Interestingly, the judge granted the settlement … Continue reading