Steve Larson has been representing investors, consumers and employees in class actions in Oregon for over 20 years. He is a shareholder at the law firm of Stoll Berne in Portland, Oregon.
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This blog is intended to provide information to the general public and to practitioners about developments that may impact Oregon class actions.
Final approval of a settlement in the Sirius XM Radio Inc. class action was reached on February 9, 2021. The case stemmed from allegations that Sirius XM Radio misrepresented the terms of their lifetime subscribers subscriptions.
McGraw Hill LLC faces a potential class action lawsuit which alleges that authors who contributed to the company’s textbooks had their royalties reduced when these textbooks were sold in electronic format.
Popular online stock trading platform, Robinhood, was slapped with federal lawsuits in both New York and Illinois on Thursday, January 28, 2021 by independent investors in potential class actions.
Current and former employees for the call center of Harry & David in Medford, Oregon filed a potential class action lawsuit in March 2018 which was conditionally certified under the FLSA in January 2019.
A proposed class action lawsuit was filed against short-term rental vacation company, Airbnb. The California suit, filed by a Texas rental host, alleges that Airbnb breached a contract, breached a fiduciary duty and is in violation of California consumer protection laws.
A proposed class action complaint was filed by a driver of Uber in San Diego alleging that Uber’s star rating system harms minority or accent speaking drivers more than white or non-accent speaking drivers.
The ice cream brand, Haagen-Dazs, is facing a proposed class action over claims that the labels for Coffee Almond Crunch ice cream bars do not accurately portray the actual ingredients.
The First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals denied Amazon’s request an en banc panel rehearing in a case which decided that Amazon delivery drivers are considered transportation workers.
A federal class action was filed last week alleging that Wyndham Vacation Resorts Inc. used misleading information to entice plaintiffs to purchase timeshares.
A proposed settlement in a wage and hour lawsuit filed in 2017 by Farmers Insurance special investigators received court approval on Monday. The lawsuit alleged that Farmers Insurance failed to pay overtime pay including meal breaks and rest periods under the Fair Labor Standards Act to their special investigators. Each investigator in the lawsuit is set to receive an average of $47,000. The $5.4 million dollar settlement includes any person who worked for Farmers Insurance
Bayer has settled a class action lawsuit regarding claims that Monsanto’s weedkiller Roundup caused non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The settlement includes the lawsuits from the federal multidistrict litigation and state of California.
A settlement was recently approved against California based Munger Bros. who owns Washington state berry farm, Sarbanand Farms in Sumas, WA.
The Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division affirmed a class action certification in a lawsuit that claims homeowners in two New Jersey towns suffered home value reductions after what they allege is “abnormally dangerous and hazardous chemicals” in the groundwater by company Hoffman-LaRoche.
A $63 million proposed settlement was proposed in a North Carolina federal court over allegations that JPMorgan Chase bank overcharged servicemember customers under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.
Two petitions by groups of policyholders to centralize the disputes of business interruption insurance class actions relating to COVID-19 business losses were filed in the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation.
A class action lawsuit has been filed against the City of Portland, Oregon over the use of tear gas by police to disperse protesters rallying against police brutality. The complaint alleges the use of chemical agents violates …