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.
A proposed $181 million settlement was reached in a class action lawsuit against several chicken-processing companies on behalf of purchasers of raw or frozen chicken between 2009 and 2020.
A proposed class action was filed on behalf of a group of investors against the robo-advisor Charles Schwab Investment Advisory, a subsidiary of Charles Schwab Corp.
Winemaker Cooper Cane is defending a lawsuit claiming they allegedly mislead consumers by labeling certain wines as being from Oregon when the grapes were from California.
Fox News settled an investigation regarding alleged sexual harassment and retaliation at the network brought by the New York City Commission on Human Rights.
A class action lawsuit has been filed by a resident of the Surfside, Florida, building that collapsed in the early morning of June 24, 2021 against the Champlain Towers South Building Association Inc.
Amazon.com Inc. recently and quietly dropped the arbitration requirement in their terms of service. The change was made after more than 75,000 individual arbitration demands were made on Amazon. T
A class action lawsuit has been filed against GOOP Inc., a modern lifestyle company owned by actress Gwyneth Paltrow. The complaint alleges that a specific GOOP branded candle sometimes explodes during normal use.
A California judge recently denied a motion for preliminary approval of a settlement in a Roundup class action. The denial order says the settlement was not reasonable for one group supposedly covered by the settlement; those who used Roundup and have not been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.
A proposed class action against Costco Wholesale Corporation was filed regarding their Interstate-branded batteries.
Nestle Waters North America, Inc. is facing a potential class action in New York regarding its Poland Spring brand raspberry lime sparkling water. The lawsuit claims that the water contains very little, if any, real raspberry and lime ingredients.
If you were an investor in Peloton Interactive, Inc. securities between September 11, 2020 and May 5, 2021, the law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP has filed a lawsuit and the lead plaintiff deadline for responses is due June 28, 2021.
A proposed class action has been filed by plaintiffs who wish to represent all U.S. persons who installed the Google-Apple Exposure Notification System (“GAEN”) on their mobile devices.
Lawyers representing Oregon prisoners who contracted COVID-19 while incarcerated as well as the estates of inmates who died after contracting COVID-19 while incarcerated in Oregon are seeking to have the lawsuit certified as a class action.
Whole Foods Market Group Inc. is facing a potential class action regarding its Lemon Raspberry Italian Sparkling Mineral Water.
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.