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Oregon Resident Files Class Action Against DraftKings, FanDuel

An Oregon resident has filed a class-action lawsuit against two daily fantasy sports sites, claiming the businesses are operating illegal online sports betting. The Oregonian reported that Polk County resident Brandon Peck filed the suit in federal court in Portland …

Class Action Follows California Commissioner’s Decision in Applied Dispute

A decision from the California Department of Insurance has workers’ compensation carrier Applied Underwriters and one of its companies on the defensive, and now a class action suit has been filed seeking to recover premiums paid by insureds to one of its large …

Judge Bars Uber from Imposing New Contract on Drivers in Pay Suit

Uber Technologies Inc. was barred from imposing a new contract on drivers who are suing the company to be treated like employees after a federal judge said the reworded agreement is confusing. U.S. District Judge Edward Chen in San Francisco …

Judge in California Grants Class Action Status in Farmers Female Attorneys Suit

A U.S. District judge in California has granted class action status to a suit brought by female attorneys against Farmers Insurance for discriminatory practices. The initial suit was filed on behalf of Lynne Coates, who her attorney said was paid less …

Settlement OK’d in Class-Action Suit Against Tulsa Appraisal Firm

A settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit on behalf of former residents of the old mining town of Picher, Okla., against a Tulsa-based appraisal firm involved with the federal buyout of property in the area. The Joplin Globe …

$7.1M Settlement in Louisiana Red-Light Camera Suit OK’d

A $7.1 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit involving the controversial red-light camera system used in Louisiana’s Jefferson Parish from 2007 until 2010 has been approved. The Advocate reports checks will go out in January to 147,000 people who were …

Class Action Lawsuit Requested Against Louisville Traffic School

A lawsuit has been filed over a Louisville traffic school run by the Jefferson County Attorney’s office on the heels of a judge ruling that it is unconstitutional. WDRB-TV reports Matthew Vaughn sued for a refund of the $179 he …

First Trial Begins Against DuPont Over West Virginia C-8 Exposure

Chemical giant DuPont faced its first trial Monday in litigation from residents near one of its plants in West Virginia who have accused the company of sickening them by emitting a toxic chemical that leaked into their drinking water. Carla …

Court Delays Ruling on 2013 Quebec Oil Train Crash Settlement

A Quebec judge reserved his decision on Wednesday on whether to grant a motion that would clear the way for a settlement between victims of the 2013 Lac-Megantic oil train disaster and dozens of companies and individuals linked to the …

Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp. Class Action Members Owed $1,640

The Louisiana state treasurer is holding money for more than 4,500 people who participated in a class action lawsuit against the Citizens Property Insurance Corp. Treasurer John Kennedy says in a news release that most class action members are owed …