PFAS Contamination Hazard: Are You at Risk?

Many firefighters, airport workers, chemical plant workers, and military members are exposed to PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) through frequent use of aqueous film forming foam (AFFF). This exposure can lead to an increased risk of cancer and other serious health problems. PFAS contamination in groundwater is also a major health concern that can lead […]

What Causes Klumpke’s Palsy?

While there are many potential birth injuries and symptoms associated with those injuries, the name and causes of Klumpke’s palsy are not common knowledge. Many have heard of cerebral palsy, but few have even heard of Klumpke’s palsy — partial paralysis resulting from damage to the brachial plexus. What is the Brachial Plexus? The brachial […]

Progressive Schemed With Mitchell to Reduce Payouts for Total Loss Cars, Class Action Alleges

(Photo Credit: Ken Wolter/Shutterstock) Progressive Claims Class Action Lawsuit Overview:  Who: A policyholder has lodged a class action lawsuit against Progressive Mountain Insurance Company and Mitchell International, Inc.  Why: The plaintiffs claim Progressive applies baseless adjustments to decrease the value determination for vehicles deemed a total loss. Where: The class action lawsuit is pending in […]

Toyota Personal Injury, Wrongful Death Settlement Is Being Resolved, Parties Say

(Photo Credit: Jaiz Anuar/Shutterstock) Toyota Unintended Acceleration Lawsuit Overview: Who: Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.  What: Toyota purchasers with personal injury and wrongful death claims are working through a settlement with the auto manufacturer. Where: Nationwide A settlement process with Toyota owners who suffered “personal injury or wrongful death” due to […]

Individual DraftKings Executives Failed Company and Investors Over Merger With SBTech, Says Lawsuit

(Photo Credit: Dennis Diatel/Shutterstock) DraftKings SBTech Merger Lawsuit Overview:  Who: Jiahan Yu filed a lawsuit on behalf of DraftKings Inc. against a number of individual DraftKings executives.  Why: Yu claims the DraftKings executives violated their fiduciary duties and misled investors by failing to disclose the checkered past of SBTech (Global) Limited after merging with the […]

Koch Retirement Plan Recordkeeping $4M Class Action Settlement

(Photo Credit: 360b/Shutterstock) Participants or beneficiaries of the Georgia-Pacific LLC Hourly 401(k) Plan, the Koch Industries Inc. Employees’ Savings Plan, or the Georgia-Pacific LLC 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan may be eligible to receive a payment thanks to a recent $4 million Koch retirement plan settlement. Settlement Class Members include all participants or beneficiaries of the […]

Godiva Belgium Chocolate Eaters Could Get a Piece of New $20M Class Action Settlement

(Photo Credit: JHVEPhoto/Shutterstock) Godiva Belgium 1926 Label Class Action Settlement Overview:  Who: Godiva was sued by consumers who bought its chocolate Why: Godiva has agreed to pay $20 million to settle claims customers were deceived into thinking certain products were made in Belgium Where: If approved, Class Members will include those who purchased Godiva chocolates […]

Is There a Link Between Natrelle Implants and Cancer?

Even though more than a full year has gone by since Allergan Natrelle implants were recalled due to a potential increased cancer risk, the breast implant maker admits that thousands of women may be unaware such risks exist. AbbVie now owns Allergan, which said there’s no way to find the individual patients in the United […]

Kroger Sunscreens Labeled ‘Reef Friendly’ Actually Harm, Kill Reefs, Class Action Lawsuit Alleges

(Photo Credit: Eric Glenn/Shutterstock) Kroger Sunscreens False Ad Class Action Lawsuit Overview:  Who: Kroger is facing a class action lawsuit filed by a sunscreen purchaser who claims they were misled. Why: The plaintiff alleges the retail giant marketed its store-brand Kroger sunscreens as friendly to coral reefs when they allegedly contain chemicals that harm or […]

Canon ‘All-in-One’ Printers Don’t Scan or Fax Without Unnecessary Ink, Class Action Alleges

(Photo Credit: Michael Vi/Shutterstock) Canon All-in-One Printers Class Action Lawsuit Overview: Who: Canon USA is being sued by a printer customer. Why: The customer claims Canon All-in-One printers require needless ink in it in order to scan or fax documents, forcing consumers to buy unnecessary expensive printer cartridges.  Where: The class action lawsuit seeks to […]