Class Action Law News
Class action lawsuits could take aim at diet soda makers
The proposed lawsuits allege, in part, the marketing of diet sodas by Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Dr. Pepper Snapple group, the three largest U.S. makers of carbonated beverages, are "false, misleading and unlawful" to consumers.
NY sets new rules for solitary confinement in local jails
New York state is adopting new standards for solitary confinement in local jails
Equifax pulls customer service page, cites vendor's software
Equifax said Thursday that problems with an online customer help page were caused by a vendor's software code and not by a cyberattack on its systems
Georgia city ends fees for people who drop abuse allegations
A judge has approved a class action settlement of a lawsuit against a Georgia city accused of collecting a fee from alleged victims of domestic violence who declined to participate in the prosecution of their alleged abusers
Lawsuit: Oklahoma court-diversion program is exploitative
Three people have filed a class-action lawsuit against an Oklahoma-based addiction recovery program, saying it exploited them and other participants by forcing them to decide between going to prison or working for free at a poultry processing plant
Why women may fear speaking out about workplace sexual harassment
ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis and Dan Abrams and Marisa Guthrie of The Hollywood Reporter discuss how women may fear retaliation for speaking up and what could happen next in the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
Gun-control group sues makers, sellers of 'bump stock' device used in Vegas massacre
One of the nation's leading gun-control groups is filing a lawsuit against the makers and sellers of 'bump stocks'
Wilmington Trust reaches $60M settlement with prosecutors
The first financial institution to be criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program has reached a $60 million settlement with prosecutors
Aaron Hernandez's family suing NFL, Patriots
Doctors at Boston University determined Hernandez, a former New England Patriots star who committed suicide in prison, had an advanced form of the brain disease CTE.
Women accuse Google of discrimination against female employees
Three women have filed a lawsuit alleging Google underpays women and denies them opportunities for promotion, which Google denies.