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A class action lawsuit was filed against Louis Vuitton North America, Inc. in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, on Friday, April 8, 2022. The lawsuit alleges that the luxury brand secretly collects complete facial scans of shoppers who use the brand's website to virtually try on designer eyewear.


Sixteen universities known for their exclusivity and high price tags have been accused of violating antitrust laws and artificially inflating the cost of attendance for students receiving financial aid.


A federal judge ruled that consumers who used the StubHub mobile app must have their claims heard in court, while consumers who used the StubHub website must proceed through arbitration, except for certain California consumer law claims.


On Monday, November 22, 2021, a class action lawsuit was filed against Sony Interactive Entertainment. The complaint alleges that Sony "tolerates and cultivates" a workplace environment that discriminates against female employees.


Two California plaintiffs allege that the restaurant chain produces sandwiches, salads, and wraps that contain animal proteins other than tuna, deceiving customers about the contents of these products.


On Tuesday, August 4, 2021, SkinnySchool LLC and Mint Rose Day Spa LLC filed a class action lawsuit against Google LLC in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. The lawsuit claims that Google retained its dominance by control in online advertising when it made a deal with Facebook that gave Facebook an advantage in virtual auctions related to ad rates, thus limiting revenue for online publishers.


A class action lawsuit was filed against Roblox Corporation in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. The lawsuit alleges that Roblox, in a "sham 'content moderation'" scheme, deletes content paid for by users without providing refunds on the grounds that the content violates the platform's policies. At least 70% of Roblox's users are under the age of 18, and over 50% of Roblox's users are under the age of 13.


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A Texas woman has filed a proposed class action against the power provider Griddy Energy LLC for over $1 billion in damages.


Robinhood, the online brokerage firm known for its stock trading app, now faces over 30 lawsuits in 10 states related to the brokerage firm's GameStop stock freeze last week. Members of the /r/WallStreetBets subreddit helped propel the stock values of multiple "meme stocks," including AMC, Bed Bath & Beyond, BlackBerry, GameStop, and Nokia, garnering massive media attention. Amidst the unprecedented surge, Robinhood abruptly froze trading on several of these stocks in a "risk-management decision." A number of the lawsuits filed against Robinhood allege market manipulation.


An Airbnb host filed a class-action lawsuit against the short-term rental vacation company on Thursday, November 5, 2020, alleging that Airbnb did not properly compensate hosts for guests who canceled bookings related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, and brings claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and violation of unfair competition law. The complaint requests damages and appropriate injunctive and equitable relief.


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