Chipotle Class Action Lawsuit Now Includes over 10,000 Employees

In 2014, a Chipotle class action lawsuit, Turner et al. v. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. was filed against Chipotle by hourly workers at its restaurants nationwide. The lawsuit was certified as a class in August, 2015. According to the New York Daily News, since the class action was certified almost 10,000 employees have joined the


Driving While Affluent: A Richly Unjust Defense

Back in June of 2013, 16-year-old Ethan Couch killed four people after hitting them with his car when driving while intoxicated (presumably from the liquor he and his friends had stolen from a Walmart earlier that night.) At the time of the accident, he was speeding while driving illegally on a suspended license with a


Lawsuits Filed Related to Pokemon GO Mobile Game

A lawsuit was filed seeking class action status on July 29, 2016, against Pokemon Company, Niantic, Inc. and Nintendo Co. LTD related to the Pokemon GO mobile game. The lawsuit was filed by Jeffrey Marder in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, NDA. The suit alleges that the plaintiffs Pokemon GO mobile game


When Rape Culture and White Privilege Collide

It was a late night in January, 2015. There was alcohol involved. There was dancing involved. There may have even been flirting involved. What was NOT involved, however, was consent. Thankfully, two Stanford University graduate students were out for a bike ride when they came across a man thrusting himself on top of an unconscious,


Taxotere Can Cause Permanent Hair Loss – Why Does it Matter?

Taxotere (docetaxel) is a drug that is manufactured by Sanofi-Aventis for use in treating a number of different types of cancer. In 2004, the Food and Drug Administration, FDA, approved Taxotere for the treatment of breast cancer. It has since been discovered that Taxotere can cause permanent hair loss. An expected side effect of cancer


Apple Lawsuit Filed over Defective iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

On August 27, 2016, a class action lawsuit was filed in California against Apple. A class action lawsuit is an action initiated by one or more individuals that sue as representatives of a larger class of people that have incurred the same wrong by the same defendant. The Apple lawsuit filed suit will include those


Medicare Fraud Strike Force was Successful

On June 22nd, 2016, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell of the Department of Health and Human Services, DHHS, published a press release announcing that the Department of Justice Medicare Fraud Strike Force was successful in a takedown that is unprecedented in history. Thirty-six federal districts participated in a nationwide sweep



Comcast’s Latest Lawsuit by Washington A.G. is Not the First

On August 1, 2016, a press release was published by the Washington Attorney General’s office announcing that Attorney General Bob Ferguson had filed a lawsuit against corporate giant Comcast. The lawsuit alleges that Comcast bilked its subscribers out of millions of dollars related to its Service Protection Plan. Comcast’s Latest Lawsuit by Washington A.G. is Not