Walmart News

Idaho Man Gets Settlement from Trademark Issue Over Walmart Shirt

A man in east Idaho is getting a settlement from the company that used his American Built trademark on 88,000 shirts sold in Walmart stores. KPVI-TV reported the undisclosed settlement was reached out of court and is going to Nicholas …

Oregon Man Sues Walmart Over Gas Can Explosion

A Coos County, Ore. man badly burned when he poured gasoline on a fire is suing Walmart, claiming the gas can he bought there was defective. The Register-Guard reported Daniel Rowlett is seeking $13 million. He says Walmart sold him …

Walmart Begins Selling Auto Insurance Online

Walmart has partnered with AutoInsurance.com to offer car insurance to its customers at “everyday low prices.” The new arrangement provides an auto insurance comparison service through the AutoInsurance.com website from national insurance carriers that include Progressive, Esurance, Safeco, Travelers, and …

Wyoming Man Refiles Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Walmart

A man suing a Sheridan, Wyo. Walmart, claiming his wife died after she ate a contaminated cantaloupe purchased at the store, has refiled his lawsuit in federal court. Attorney Nicholas Murdoch, representing Frederick M. Lollar, tells the Sheridan Press the …

Farmers Launches New Corporate Logo

Farmers Insurance has unveiled a new corporate logo as part of the company’s next “evolutionary step,” the Los Angeles-based carrier announced on Wednesday. New York City based-Lippincott is the creative partner on the new Farmers logo.  Lippincott is the firm behind a …

Man Sues Wyoming Walmart For Wrongful Death

A man who says his wife died after she ate a contaminated cantaloupe purchased at a Sheridan, Wyo. Walmart is suing the retailer. The Sheridan Press reported Frederick M. Lollar filed the wrongful death lawsuit in Laramie County’s 1st Judicial …

Wal-Mart to Fund Safety Training in Global Supply Chain

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, is making its biggest push yet to try to improve conditions at factories that produce its clothing after a fire at a Bangladesh factory last year killed 112 people. The company also said …

Esurance and Walmart Team Up for Auto Insurance Discount Program

Esurance is launching a pilot program offering auto insurance discounts to customers at select Walmart stores in Illinois. Through the pilot program, drivers may obtain a savings card from Esurance kiosks located in approximately 150 Walmart stores in the state. …

Walmart Seeks End to Refiled Gender Bias Lawsuit

Women who refiled a gender discrimination lawsuit against Walmart Stores Inc. have failed to come to grips with the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that ended their nationwide class action against the company, Walmart argued in a court filing. Plaintiffs …

Supreme Court Walmart Ruling Shakes Up Employment Class Actions

The Supreme Court’s decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes, heralded last term as a game-changer in employment class actions, has lived up to the hype. Since the Court issued the Dukes decision in June, it has been cited by lower courts …