David Collins

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4th Circuit Remands Putative Class Action Against Aetna

The Fourth Circuit issued an opinion in a lawsuit Tuesday, which was originally filed by Sandra Peters against Aetna Inc.; Aetna Life Insurance Company; and OptumHealth Care Solutions, Inc. The appellate panel affirmed in part,...

Texas Supreme Court Ends Photography Copyright Lawsuit Against University of Houston

The Supreme Court of Texas ruled against Jim Olive Photography in its case against the University of Houston which the plaintiff alleged was using his photographs without his consent. The opinion was filed on Friday...

Amazon and N.Y. Attorney General Spar over Ongoing Investigations

As part of an ongoing battle between Amazon.com, Inc. and New York Attorney General Letitia James over Amazon’s alleged retaliatory firing of its workers in April 2020, Amazon filed a motion for summary judgment and...

Cites and Monsanto File a Renewed Motion to Approve their Class Action Settlement

A renewed motion for preliminary approval of a settlement has been filed in a lawsuit against the Monsanto Company, Solutia, Inc. and Pharmacia LLC in the Central District of California - Western Division on Thursday....

Class-Action Lawsuit Against Ancestry.com Regarding Yearbook Photos Dismissed

The Northern District of California dismissed a class action lawsuit against Ancestry.com on Tuesday with prejudice, ruling that the company’s use of yearbook photos did not cause harm to those who were depicted in the...

Kaiser Foundation Settles Suit with Employees over Unpaid Wages

A class action lawsuit filed against Kaiser Foundation Hospitals by their employees was settled on Tuesday in the Southern District of California. The court approved a settlement of $1,475,000 for the plaintiffs in exchange for...