A Kings County New York Judge has ruled that Uber cannot force arbitration on a customer, finding that Uber had not proven that the customer agreed to arbitrate disputes when she signed up on-line for Uber’s services.
U.S. District Judge Michael W. Mosman upheld a magistrate judge’s recommendation to deny in-part and grant in-part motions to dismiss filed by Sidley Austin LLP, Deloitte & Touche, Tonkon Torp, TD Ameritrade, EisnerAmper and Integrity Bank in a proposed class action case alleging that the defendants violated the Oregon Securities Law by participating and aiding …
Bumble Bee Foods LLC will plead guilty to fixing prices for packaged tuna and pay a criminal fine of at least $25 million in the first charges to be filed against a corporation in the U.S. Department of Justice’s ongoing criminal antitrust investigation into the seafood industry, the DOJ said Monday, May 8, 2017.
In June, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed class certification of a wage and hour case over the defendants’ objection that individual damages calculations predominated. Vaquero v. Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., ___ F.3d ___ (9th Cir. Jun. 8, 2016).
Today US District Judge Samuel Conti granted preliminary approval to indirect purchaser plaintiffs’ proposed settlement with defendants Philips, Panasonic, Hitachi, Toshiba, Samsung SDI, Thomson, and additional defendants, in the cathode ray price fixing case. Under the agreement, these defendants will pay a total of $576.8 million.
Comcast has agreed to pay $50 million to settle a decade-old class action case. If approved, the settlement will resolve allegations that Comcast illegally “swapped” customers in five Pennsylvania counties with cable companies in other geographic markets.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review another securities class action case: Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi v. IndyMac MBS Inc. The case arose out of the massive collapse of securities that were backed by home mortgage loans.