Author: Felicia Valentine

Felicia Valentine is a force of nature. She volunteers her time at the local homeless shelter. Felicia also has a degree in theology, and she grew up in the Midwest. Her parents were both class action attorneys. Felicia is always looking to help others, and she hopes to make the world a better place for everyone.

Quick Summary of the Lash Boost Class Action Settlement Rodan + Fields has agreed to pay a $38 million settlement for three class action lawsuits that alleged the beauty and skincare company failed to disclose accurate information regarding its product, Lash Boost, and its potential side effects and risk of adverse reactions associated with one of its ingredients, Isopropyl Cloprostenate. Class Action NameScherr v. Rodan & Fields, LLC, and Gorzo et al. v. Rodan & Fields, LLCEstimated PayoutUp to $500 Voucher or $350 Cash (With proof)Up to $250 Voucher or $175 Cash (Without proof)Proof RequiredNoClaim DeadlineSeptember 9, 2022Time to File Claim10…

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Quick Summary of the Western Union Scam Settlement Western Union has agreed to pay $587 million dollars in order to settle a civil investigation by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In this case, it’s Phase 2 of Remission payments. The first phase of remission distributed $366 million to more than 148,000 people but funds are still available. Affected individuals can now benefit from the second round of payments. Western Union was accused of aiding and abetting wire fraud by helping criminals pose as family members, lotteries, or sweepstakes winners so they could entice victims into wiring large sums of money.…

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Quick Summary of the Packaged Seafood Products Antitrust Litigation A $20 million settlement was reached for a Canned Tuna Class Action Lawsuit between class member representatives and the defendants, which consist of Tri-Union Seafoods, doing business as Chicken of the Sea International, Thai Union Group PCL (collectively known as “COSI”), StarKist Company and its parent company, Dongwon Industries Co. Ltd (collectively “StarKist”), and Bumble Bee Foods, LLC (“Bumble Bee”) and its parent company Lion Capital (Americas), Inc. (“Lion America”), for a class action lawsuit that alleges that the biggest seafood producers and processors in America purposefully and knowingly manipulated and…

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Quick Summary of the Capital One Customer Data Security Breach Litigation Capital One and Amazon have agreed to pay $190 million for a fund as part of a customer data security litigation settlement to resolve claims that they put customer information at risk in a 2019 data breach, also known as the Capital One Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit. In July 2019, Capital One announced that they had been the victim of a criminal cyber attack on their systems. The criminals gained unauthorized access to the personal information of approximately 98 million U.S consumers, including names, addresses, zip codes/postal codes,…

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Quick Summary of the Rivera et al. v. Google LLC Class Action Settlement Google has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit for $100 million. The case is Rivera, et al. v. Google LLC, Case No. 2019-CH-00990, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The Google Privacy Class Action lawsuit alleged that the company violated Illinois Law and the BIPA (Biometrics Privacy Act) of the State of Illinois by collecting and keeping biometric data of eligible Illinois residents. People who appeared in Google Photos while residing in Illinois did not receive proper notice and consent as…

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Quick Summary of the Broiler Chicken Antitrust Litigation Some of the biggest food producers in the United States, such as Fieldale, George’s, Mar-Jac, Peco, Pilgrim’s, and Tyson Foods, have agreed to a total of $181 million in settlements for what has been known as the Broiler Chicken Antitrust Class Action Settlement. The End-User Consumer Plaintiffs’ allegations state that the companies and their co-conspirators conspired to restrict chicken supplies and fix, raise or stabilize prices of their products as of January 1st, 2009 in violation of federal and state consumer and antitrust laws. Class Action NameBroiler Chicken Antitrust LitigationEstimated PayoutVariesProof RequiredNoClaim…

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Quick Summary of the Flushable Wipes Class Action Settlement Kimberly-Clark Corporation, the large mother company of home product brands such as Kotex, Cottonelle, Huggies, etc. has agreed to pay a $20 million settlement for two simultaneous flushable wipes class action lawsuits. Both lawsuits alleged that Kotex, Cottonelle, Huggies, Scott, and other brands falsely advertised their products as flushable and that the resulting flushing of these wipes into sewer and toilet systems resulted in clogging and damaging to pipes and septic systems. There is still time to join this proposed class action settlement and submit a claim form. Class Action NameD.…

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Zelle, the digital peer-to-peer payment platform that allows users to make immediate transfers across different banks, is under fire as a class action lawsuit alleges that the company falsely advertises its security features. The Zelle class action lawsuit, filed in a California federal court, claims that the company does not do enough to protect customers from fraudulent activity on its platform. This is not the first time that Zelle has been accused of being insecure; in 2017, consumers reported losing over $80 million to fraudsters who used Zelle to transfer money. Neither is it the first time a major financial…

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A lawsuit is a civil action brought in a court of law in which a plaintiff sues a defendant for damages. The different types of lawsuits are based on the type of legal wrong that has been committed. The parties to a lawsuit are the plaintiff, who initiates the lawsuit, and the defendant, who is accused of wrongdoing. The difference between class action lawsuits and mass tort actions lies in the number of plaintiffs involved and the nature of their injuries. Class action lawsuits are filed on behalf of a group of people who have been harmed by the same…

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