Articles Posted in Class-Actions

On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, United States District Judge Dana M. Sabraw of the Southern District of California granted the American Civil Liberties Union's request for a preliminary injunction seeking to reunite children affected by the Trump Administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.


In its pending class action on behalf of separated immigrant families, the ACLU has filed a proposal that would require the Trump administration to reunify the families it has separated under its "zero tolerance" immigration enforcement policy within a month. The proposal would also require reunification within 10 days for children younger than 5; phone contact between parents and children within 7 days; a halt on separations unless there is clear evidence of danger to the child; and a prohibition on deporting parents without their children unless the parent knowingly and voluntarily waives the right to reunification before deportation.


Square, which owns meal delivery service Caviar, has reached a $2.2 million settlement with customers in a class action lawsuit claiming that the company collected gratuities from them when they placed food orders but didn't share the money with delivery drivers. Patrons who used Caviar between January 2012 and August 2015 are included in the class.


In a motion filed on Friday, April 13th, the NFL requested the appointment of a special investigator to stop the "widespread fraud" that allegedly is taking place in efforts to secure payment from the $1 billion settlement.


On March 31, a federal district court judge in Washington, DC, held that the fees collected by PACER—the electronic records system of the federal court system—are being used for purposes not authorized by law.


Posted in: Class-Actions, Free Law

Pacific Fertility Center in San Francisco, California, faces a federal class-action lawsuit after one of its storage tanks lost liquid nitrogen for a short time in early March of 2018, which may have caused the loss of some frozen eggs and embryos. The lead plaintiff, identified only as S.M., alleges gross negligence on the part of Pacific Fertility Center in the maintenance, inspection, and monitoring of the malfunctioned storage freezer, which resulted in the loss of S.M.'s eggs.