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J&J Wins a Few Asbestos Talc Trials--and Loses More
J&J Wins a Few Asbestos Talc Trials--and Loses More
Torrance, CA: To date, Johnson and Johnson has lost 14 talcum powder lawsuits (and is appealing most of those), has won seven cases, and five mesothelioma cases have resulted in hung juries and mistrials. The pharma giant is still facing over 14,000 lawsuits alleging its baby powder contained asbestos talc and caused cancer. Two California juries in October, however, rejected allegations that J&J’s talc contained asbestos and caused mesothelioma.

Court Rejects $1.75 Million Hertz Wage Lawsuit Settlement for the Third Time
Court Rejects $1.75 Million Hertz Wage Lawsuit Settlement for the Third Time
Los Angeles, CA The Central District of California has refused to approve a $1.75 million settlement designed to end a class action California labor lawsuit brought by more than 2,000 Hertz Transportation Inc. workers. The workers claim that their paystubs were inaccurate, in violation of California labor employment law.

Safeway 401k Plan to Settle ERISA lawsuit for $8.5 Million
Safeway 401k Plan to Settle ERISA lawsuit for $8.5 Million
San Francisco, CA Safeway and Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting Inc. have agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a proposed class action ERISA lawsuit brought by participants in the Safeway 401k Plan. The workers claim that Safeway and Aon breached their fiduciary obligations by offering high cost investment options that benefitted the investment manager at the expense of participants.

Plaintiffs Cry Foul over $10.2 Million Morgan Stanley Settlement Offer
Plaintiffs Cry Foul over $10.2 Million Morgan Stanley Settlement Offer
San Francisco, CAThe Northern District of California has preliminarily approved an agreement to settle a California labor lawsuit brought by a group of financial advisors who claim that Morgan Stanley Smith Barney failed to pay business expenses in violation of California labor laws. The $10.2 million settlement covers a class of 2,800 California-based financial and private wealth advisers who worked with Morgan Stanley from 2013 until the present.

Johnson and Johnson Asbestos Talc Trials Not About Attorneys
Johnson and Johnson Asbestos Talc Trials Not About Attorneys
New JerseyJohnson & Johnson struck another loss in its asbestos talc trial September 11, 2019, and the pharma giant has been ordered to pay $37.3 to four plaintiffs – after the defendants’ attorney called the plaintiffs’ attorney “sinister”, according to Courtroom View Network. That seemed to be enough for the judge, the straw that broke the camel’s back, so to speak.

Diamonds and Wage Theft
Diamonds and Wage Theft
Los Angeles, CA A proposed class of approximately 3,800 workers appears to be on the verge of settling a class action lawsuit against Sterling Jewelers Inc. Hudson v. Sterling Jewelers Inc. alleged that the jewelry giant failed to pay employee overtime pay, wages and meal breaks in violation of the provisions of California labor employment law.

Ford Fuel Economy Lawsuits Ramping Up
Ford Fuel Economy Lawsuits Ramping Up
Detroit, MI: At least ten Ford class action lawsuits against Ford allege its 2019 Ford Ranger and 2018 Ford F-150 trucks underwent inaccurate Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) testing that overstated fuel economy. But complaints are pouring in regarding other Ford models with poor fuel economy MPG ratings.

Taylor Farm’s Don-Doff Deal is Off
Taylor Farm’s Don-Doff Deal is Off
Tracy, CA: A proposed $5.3 million settlement by Taylor Farms Pacific Inc. to resolve claims that employees were not paid for donning and doffing and other California labor law violations was declined by a California federal judge last month, because the court “cannot simply rubber stamp a class action settlement.”

USAA Bank Forces Individual Arbitration of Excessive Overdraft Fee Claims
USAA Bank Forces Individual Arbitration of Excessive Overdraft Fee Claims
San Francisco, CA Elizabeth Eiess overdrew her USAA bank account when she tried to pay her Citibank credit card bill of $358.85.The payment was returned, and USAA bank assessed an overdraft charge of $29.00. USAA then charged her twice more – every time Citibank submitted the payment – ultimately for a total of $87.00. In her class action excessive overdraft fee lawsuit Eiess claims that this was a violation of her deposit agreement and that it was part of a widespread pattern of abusive conduct toward depositors.

Another Lawsuit Fired at 3M combat earplug maker.
Another Lawsuit Fired at 3M combat earplug maker.
A former member of the U.S. Navy SEABEES adds one more lawsuit to hundreds of others filed by veterans nationwide against 3M Corporation, claiming that the company falsified testing documents and knowingly manufactured and distributed 3M combat arms defective earplugs to the U.S. Military.

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