October 27, 2023

D.D. v. Niantic – Important Settlement Information

Motion for Preliminary Approval Declaration of Philip L. Fraietta in Support of Motion for Preliminary Approval Declaration of D.D. in Support of Motion for Preliminary Approval Proof of Service Supplemental Declaration of L. Timothy Fisher in Support of Motion for Preliminary Approval October 26, 2023 Minute Order Plaintiff’s Notice of […]...

October 27, 2023

C.J. v. Cognosphere – Important Settlement Information

Motion for Preliminary Approval Declaration of Philip L. Fraietta In Support of Motion for Preliminary Approval Declaration of C.J. In Support of Motion for Preliminary Approval [Proposed] Order Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement Filed [Proposed] Order Granting Preliminary Approval Proof of Service Order Granting Preliminary Approval of Class […]...

January 30, 2023

$100 Million Google Photos Settlement

On September 28, 2022, Judge Anna M. Loftus of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois (Chancery) granted final approval to a $100 million class action settlement in Rivera v. Google LLC.  The settlement followed more than six years of litigation.  Bursor & Fisher filed one of the underlying lawsuits alleging that Google created, […]...

July 19, 2022

ExamSoft Class Action Settlement

The Problem ExamSoft was allegedly collecting and storing the biometric data of Illinois students without complying with the requirements of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”). What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Illinois students who used ExamSoft to take exams between January 2020 […]...

July 18, 2022

Western Digital Class Action Settlement

The Problem Western Digital Corporation manufactured and sold “WD Red” hard drives that Western Digital claimed were suitable for use in RAID (“Redundant Array of Independent Disks”) and NAS (“Network-Attached Storage”) devices.  However, the WD Red hard drives were manufactured using Shingled Magnetic Recording (“SMR”) technology, which allegedly made the […]...

October 13, 2021

Golden Entertainment Class Action Settlement

The Problem Golden Entertainment — a large gaming corporation that owns numerous casinos — suffered a data breach that exposed the personal information of its customers, vendors, and current and former employees. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of consumers and current and former employees […]...

August 25, 2020

Kotex Class Action Settlement

The Problem Kimberly-Clark manufactured and sold U by Kotex® Tampons which came apart upon removal.  In some cases, the defect caused users to seek medical attention to remove tampon pieces left in the body, and for treatment of infections, vaginal irritation, and localized vaginal injury. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf […]...

August 17, 2020

$267 Million Trial Verdict In Debt Collection Robodialing Case

The Problem Defendant Rash Curtis & Associates, a debt collector, was calling non-debtors’ cellphones using an autodialer without their prior express consent in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of people in the United States that were called […]...

December 5, 2019

$12 Million StarKist Tuna Settlement

The Problem StarKist allegedly under-filled certain of its 5 oz. canned tuna products in violation of state and federal law. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of 5 oz. canned StarKist tuna products. After 2 years of litigation, we negotiated a nationwide settlement […]...

October 25, 2019

$16 Million Zicam Settlement

The Problem Zicam advertised its pre-cold medicines as preventing, shortening and reducing the severity of the symptoms of the common cold. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Zicam pre-cold medicines in the United States alleging that the claims about Zicam were false […]...

October 11, 2019

$3,997,500 Health-Ade Kombucha Settlement

The Problem Health-Ade Kombucha beverages allegedly contained undisclosed levels of alcohol and sugar in violation of state and federal law. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Health-Ade Kombucha beverages.  After a year of litigation, we negotiated a nationwide settlement valued at $3,997,500. […]...

June 18, 2019

$50 Million Settlement for Hearst Magazine Subscriber Privacy Case

The Problem Magazine publisher Hearst was disclosing its Michigan magazine subscribers’ identifying information to third-party data companies without notice and consent in violation of Michigan state law. What We Did Bursor & Fisher filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of a class of Michigan subscribers to Hearst magazines alleging […]...

June 18, 2019

$47 Million Scotts EZ Seed Settlement

The Problem The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company advertised that its EZ Seed Turf Builder combination grass seed product grew grass “50% Thicker With Half The Water” versus ordinary seed. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of EZ Seed Turf Builder in New York and […]...

March 6, 2019

$13.75 Million Settlement for Condé Nast Magazine Subscriber Privacy Case

The Problem We alleged that magazine publisher Condé Nast was disclosing its Michigan magazine subscribers’ identifying information to third-party data companies without notice and consent in violation of Michigan state law. What We Did Bursor & Fisher filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of a class of Michigan subscribers […]...

January 23, 2019

$4.1 Million California Service Bureau Settlement

The Problem California Service Bureau allegedly robocalled consumers without prior consent in violation of federal law. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of consumers who received robocalls without prior consent. After 2 years of litigation, we negotiated a nationwide settlement valued at $4.1 million. What […]...

January 17, 2019

$9 Million Settlement for Premier Protein Settlement

The Problem We alleged that Premier Protein was falsely advertising that its protein shakes contained 30 grams of protein when in reality they contained at most 28 grams of protein. What We Did Bursor & Fisher filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of a nationwide class of all purchasers […]...

December 4, 2018

$16.375 Million Settlement for Consumer Reports Magazine Subscriber Privacy Case

The Problem We alleged that magazine publisher Consumer Reports was disclosing its Michigan magazine subscribers’ identifying information to third-party data companies without notice and consent in violation of Michigan state law. What We Did Bursor & Fisher filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of a class of Michigan subscribers […]...

August 24, 2018

$10.16 Million Frontier Late Fee Settlement

The Problem Frontier (formerly known as Verizon California) charged late fees to its landline telephone customers that the plaintiffs alleged were unlawful under California law. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit in the San Francisco Superior Court on behalf of every Frontier customer in California who paid […]...

June 15, 2018

$15 Million Solar City Settlement

The Problem Plaintiffs alleged that SolarCity Corp. placed telemarketing calls to consumers using an automatic telephone dialing system and/or and artificial or prerecorded voice without their prior express written consent. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of consumers who received phone calls from SolarCity. While […]...

September 28, 2017

$7.6 Million Settlement for American Media Magazine Subscriber Privacy Case

The Problem We alleged that magazine publisher American Media was disclosing its Michigan magazine subscribers’ identifying information to third-party data companies without notice and consent in violation of Michigan state law. What We Did Bursor & Fisher filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of a class of Michigan subscribers […]...

August 23, 2017

$8.25 Million GT’s Kombucha Settlement

The Problem Enlightened Kombucha beverages allegedly contained undisclosed levels of alcohol and sugar in violation of state and federal law. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of GT’s Kombucha beverages.  After 2 years of litigation, we negotiated a nationwide settlement valued at $8.25 […]...

August 14, 2017

Hyland’s Settlement

The Problem Hyland’s sold homeopathic cold and flu products for children that it represented as providing fast, safe and effective relief from cold and flu symptoms. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Hyland’s cold and flu products for children alleging that the […]...

December 13, 2016

Sprint Early Termination Fee Settlement

The Problem Sprint charged early termination fees to its cell phone customers that the plaintiffs alleged were unlawful under California law. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit in the Alameda County Superior Court on behalf of every Sprint customer in California who paid or was charged a […]...

December 7, 2016

$4.5 Million NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 Settlement

The Problem NVIDIA Corporation, along with four other companies associated in the designing, manufacturing, and distribution of GeForce GTX 970 graphics cards, allegedly misrepresented the gigabytes (“GB”) of video random access memory (“VRAM”) in the product. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of […]...

June 16, 2016

$32 Million Blue Buffalo Settlement

The Problem The Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd. falsely advertised that its pet food products conformed with the True Blue Promise, in that they contained “NO Chicken or Poultry By-Product Meals,” “NO Corn, Wheat of Soy,” and “NO Artificial Preservatives, Colors or Flavors.” However, testing revealed that various Blue Buffalo products […]...

October 6, 2015

$38 Million Foreclosure Settlement For Military Servicemembers

The Problem While Sergeant Jorge Rodriguez was serving his country on active military duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, his lender foreclosed on his mortgage, seized his property and sold it. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Sergeant Rodriguez and other active duty […]...

June 9, 2015

Honda Brake Settlement

The Problem The brake pads on Honda Civic vehicles from 2006 through 2011 wore out prematurely. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California on behalf of Honda Civic owners across the United States seeking reimbursement for […]...

October 25, 2013

$4 Million Haier Freezer Settlement

The Problem Haier America Trading underreported the energy consumption of its HNCM070E chest freezers on the ENERGYGUIDE labels attached to the freezers. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Haier’s mislabeled freezers to recover their excess energy costs for operating the freezer over […]...

October 18, 2013

$38 Million Pac Bell Settlement

The Problem Pac Bell’s bills for residential phone service included late fees of $2.50 plus 2%, per month on past due balances.  Our client, Luis Alberto Mier, paid five of these charges.  Though the amounts were relatively small, the charges carried effective interest rates ranging from 43% to more than […]...

November 9, 2012

$9 Million Sensa Weight Loss Settlement

The Problem The Sensa Weight Loss System was marketed as a clinically proven method of losing weight with no food restriction, and no change in lifestyle.  According to the sales pitch, users could lose 30+ pounds without dieting or exercise, simply by sprinkling Sensa crystals on their food. What We […]...

November 21, 2011

$23 Million LG Energy Star Refrigerator Settlement

The Problem LG deliberately disabled the fill tube heaters and ice ejection heaters during energy efficiency testing for several models of LG’s french-door refrigerators.  Disabling these components resulted in significant underreporting of energy consumption, which was used to falsely obtain ENERGY STAR® qualified ratings.  Our client was hit with a […]...

November 20, 2009

$50 Million Trial Verdict In Avacor Case

The Problem According to the company’s $25 million advertising campaign, the Avacor Hair Regrowth System was a “clinically proven,” “all natural,” “herbal” treatment that could re-grow hair on balding men with a 90% success rate.  In reality, the product was a generic version of the drug minoxidil, packaged with a […]...

December 5, 2008

$21 Million Mid-Trial Settlement In Verizon Termination Fee Case

The Problem The 1-year and 2-year contracts for Verizon’s mobile phone services had an early termination fee of $175 per line. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of 1.4 million Verizon customers, alleging this fee violated California law because it had no relationship to any […]...

June 12, 2008

$299 Million Trial Verdict In Sprint Termination Fee Case

The Problem The 1-year and 2-year contracts for Sprint’s mobile phone services had an early termination fee of $150 or $200 per line. What We Did We filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of 2 million Sprint customers, alleging this fee violated California law because it had no relationship […]...