Christina Tabacco

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New York COVID-19 Testing Lab Hit with FLSA Class Action

Six former female employees have sued the company and its leaders for underpayment, failure to keep records, and retaliation. The plaintiffs claim that despite working more than 40 hours per week, they were never paid...

FCC Approves Verizon’s Acquisition of Lifeline Service Provider Tracfone with Conditions

On Monday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to approve asset transfer of Tracfone from Mexican telecommunications company América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V. to Verizon Communications Inc. The opinion and order imposed certain consumer protections,...

Master Complaint Filed Against Facebook Over Role in ‘Social Casino Enterprise’

More than two dozen consumer plaintiffs have filed an amended complaint against Facebook Inc. for its participation in an alleged illegal gambling conspiracy. The consolidated lawsuit concerns social casinos, an app or website where a...

Class Action Accuses Sony of Discriminating Against Female Employees

On Monday, a former employee lodged a civil complaint against Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC, famous for its PlayStation gaming console, alleging that gender-based inequities regarding promotion and compensation resulted in male favoritism. The Northern District...

Instagram Once Again Seeks Dismissal of Derivative Liability Copyright Infringement Suit

Last Friday, social photo and video sharing platform Instagram LLC took aim at an amended complaint lodged by two photographers over the company's alleged secondary copyright infringement that occurred when Instagram posts were embedded on...

Shareholders’ Amended Complaint Survives Dismissal in Match Group Securities Suit

A securities fraud class action against a major player in dating apps will proceed, following last Friday’s ruling that the revised complaint meets the applicable heightened pleading standards. The 2019 Northern District of Texas case...