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Uber Driver Files Independent Contractor Misclassification Case

September 16, 2019 by

Shortly after the California lawmakers passed a bill calling for gig economy workers to be labeled employees rather than independent contractors, an Uber driver in San Francisco filed a proposed class action alleging she and other drivers were misclassified as independent contractors and underpaid. The legislation, which, if signed by the governor will take effect

Settlement Reached in Airbnb Discrimination Case

August 13, 2019

Plaintiffs and Airbnb have reached a settlement in a lawsuit, filed in March 2017, alleging that Airbnb’s policies allowed its hosts to discriminate against African Americans and deny them access to accommodations by using guests’ photographs and full names to review reservation requests in violation of Oregon’s Public Accommodation laws.

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Data Breach Class Action in Oregon Against Premera Settled

August 1, 2019 by

On Monday, Oregon federal district court judge Michael Simon preliminarily approved a $32 million settlement that would resolve multidistrict litigation against Premera Blue Cross over the health insurer’s 2015 data breach that affected an estimated 11 million customers and employees. In a 58-page order, Judge Michael H. Simon said the proposed settlement is fair, considering

Big Jury Verdict Vindicates Class Actions in Oregon

July 18, 2019 by

The Public Justice blog recently posted an article, “Major Victory in Oregon Vindicates Class Actions.” To read the blog post, click here. This blog is intended to provide information to the general public and to practitioners about developments that may impact Oregon class actions. Sign up to receive Class Actions Blog posts in your inbox! Email

Aequitas Investors Settle Securities Class Action in Oregon

July 11, 2019 by

Plaintiffs in a class action have entered into a settlement with a number of third parties who are alleged to have participated in or materially aided sales of securities by the now-defunct Aequitas companies of Lake Oswego, Oregon. The settlement totals $234.6 million and is on behalf of approximately 1,600 investors. It is believed to

Nadia Dahab Ranks in 100 Ducks Who Made a Difference

July 10, 2019

Stoll Berne attorney Nadia Dahab was honored to be listed in the recent University of Oregon’s Oregon Quarterly “100 Ducks Who Made a Difference” list. Oregon Quarterly, the University of Oregon’s alumni and former students publication, is celebrating their 100th anniversary in 2019. In honor of the occasion, Oregon Quarterly sought nominations for alumni, students, faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of the university from 1919-present who have worked to make the world a better place.

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