Class Action Spotlight (Week Ending May 19, 2023)

Financial Recovery Strategies keeps up to date on the latest in class action developments.  Here is a recap of some of the latest key developments.

Apple fights $2 billion London lawsuit for ‘throttling’ millions of iPhones

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) urged a London tribunal on Tuesday to block a $2 billion mass lawsuit accusing it of hiding defective batteries in millions of iPhones by “throttling” them with software updates. (Read full article)

Carteret residents may be eligible for payments in $42 million contamination settlement

Residents in the southeast section of the borough may be eligible for $17,500 payouts in a class action settlement over contamination by the former United States Metal Refining (USMR) Company. (Read full article)

Albertson’s to pay $107 million in BOGO class-action case

Safeway and its parent company, Albertson’s Cos., have agreed to pay a settlement of $107 million against a complaint that the companies falsely advertised buy-one-get-one-free (BOGO) promotions. (Read full article)

Physicians Regional part of class action lawsuit of breach of patient records

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Community Health Systems for a data breach that potentially has impacted more than one million patients including an untold number at its Physicians Regional Healthcare System in Collier County. The class action lawsuit was filed May 5 in federal court in the Middle District of Tennessee in Nashville. CHS is headquartered in Franklin, Tenn. (Read full article)

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $1 billion to settle shareholders’ class-action lawsuit

Wells Fargo has agreed to a pay $1 billion to settle a lawsuit filed by its shareholders who alleged the bank made misleading statements about its compliance with federal regulators after a fake account-opening scandal came to light in 2016. (Read full article)

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