Supreme Court class action News

Supreme Court Gives Business Another Victory on Arbitration, Class Actions

In a decision that could further help companies limit damages in disputes with workers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled against a California man who was the victim of an online scam and sought to bring claims against his …

Supreme Court Allows Class Action in Closely-Watched Moldy Washer Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court let consumers press ahead with class action lawsuits claiming that washing machines made by Whirlpool Corp. developed a smelly buildup of mold. The justices today turned away appeals from Whirlpool in a case filed by Ohio …

A Wary Supreme Court Allows Facebook’s $9.5M Privacy Settlement

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand Facebook Inc.’s $9.5 million class action settlement over allegations the social networking company’s defunct “Beacon” service violated its members’ privacy rights. Although the court declined to hear the case, Chief Justice John …