Class Action Spotlight (Week Ending November 4, 2022)

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.

American Airlines Will Pay $7.5 Million To Settle A Class Action Baggage Lawsuit

Millions of American Airlines passengers who were wrongly charged to check in their luggage are included in a class-action lawsuit against the carrier. After two years of litigation, the airline has agreed to pay a minimum of $7.5 million in a settlement out of court. (Read full article)

Amazon faces $1 billion lawsuit over claims it ‘tricks’ UK customers into paying more

Amazon could soon go to court over its use of the Buy Box that highlights shopping deals. The Guardian reports that lawyers are filing a class action lawsuit with the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal over claims the Buy Box “tricks” shoppers into paying more than they should. (Read full article)

A Judge Has Finalized the $63M OPM Hack Settlement. Feds Now Have Two Months to Sign Up for Damages.

A federal judge on Wednesday formally finalized a $63 million settlement that will soon allow thousands of current and former federal employees to receive payouts as part of the agreement stemming from a 2015 breach of data maintained by the Office of Personnel Management. (Read full article)

TD Insurance reaches $5.1 million settlement in pandemic related trip cancellation class action

An insurance division at one of the country’s largest banks has agreed to settle a $10-million class-action lawsuit accusing it of wrongly denying COVID-related trip cancellation claims — and industry experts say it could spark a flood of similar deals. (Read full article)

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