On February 3, 2017, two consumers filed a motion for class certification in Florida federal court against telecommunications company, Comcast.

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fine printGoogle Fiber has added new terms to its customer agreements.  Like other large Internet service providers, customers who want to sue Google Fiber must now instead submit to arbitration.

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comcastComcast has agreed to pay $50 million to settle a decade-old class action case.  If approved, the settlement will resolve allegations that Comcast illegally “swapped” customers in five Pennsylvania counties with cable companies in other geographic markets.  Continue reading “Comcast agrees to settle long running class action case”

High cost of oilA Texas federal judge denied class certification for investors facing losses in the aftermath of BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in 2010, after determining that the investors’ damages calculation was too murky to earn certification in light of a recently bolstered standard from the U.S. Supreme Court.

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