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    Mandatory individual arbitration is a tactic used by employers to not only settle claims quickly and quietly, but to also keep employees from coming together and form class actions. This approach can be used to silence issues of workplace violations like failure to pay overtime and rest breaks for workers. In a ruling last month by the U.S. Supreme Court, employers that force …

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    For Immediate Release: 04/05/2018 Litigation pertaining to autism-related services resolved Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. and a purported class of Indiana health care plan members have reached an agreement to resolve their dispute regarding Anthem’s coverage for autism-related services. Plaintiffs alleged that Anthem wrongly denied them coverage for ABA therapy to treat their autism spectrum disorders. They brought their claims both as individuals and …

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    In October 2016, Plaintiff Anthony Leo applied for an apartment. As part of the application process the rental agency performed background research and paid Defendant AppFolio to produce a “consumer report” on Mr. Leo. The consumer report that AppFolio sold to the rental agency identified a recent eviction in Mr. Leo’s past. The only problem was that the eviction record was not Mr. …

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    Plaintiffs Dana Rohde and Michael Wilson sued T-Mobile on behalf of current and former Washington employees because T-Mobile failed to pay sales commissions, some of which have been owing for years. Plaintiffs claim that T-Mobile deliberately uses a broken system to track and pay sales commissions and that, as a result, T-Mobile routinely fails to properly and timely pay employees for all their …

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    A judge ruled this month that Ford cannot escape a lawsuit seeking to hold it responsible for manufacturing vehicles with defective sunroofs that spontaneously shatter. The Plaintiffs claim that the tempered glass used to make the sunroofs is both too weak and too thin to withstand normal forces. Jacob and Jessica Beaty filed suit against Ford after their sunroof exploded. Jessica Beaty was …

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    In 2016, CTI Biopharma Corp.’s stock dropped sharply on news that the testing of its lead drug, pacritinib, had been stopped by the FDA. Pacritinib was a drug designed to treat a form of blood cancer. CTI was testing the drug for safety when participants in the test started dying at rates that were considered higher than normal. CTI was advised to stop …

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    Centene Corporation, the largest carrier on the Health Insurance Marketplace and the largest Medicaid Managed Care Organization in the United States, is committing a massive healthcare fraud through sales of its health insurance product called Ambetter. Centene sells Ambetter insurance plans that have very few, if any, participating doctors or hospitals in their networks. Worse, Centene falsifies its lists of in-network providers, representing …

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    Exposure to formaldehyde has been linked to increased risk of cancer of the nose, throat, and sinuses, nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal cancer, lung cancer, and leukemia. Weyerhaeuser exposed workers to excessive levels of formaldehyde over many months, causing them a multitude of injuries, including vision problems, respiratory ailments, and increased risk for various types of cancer. TMLG, along with Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky Wotkyns, …

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    Along with Jeffers, Danielson, Sonn & Aylward and Daudt Law, TMLG represents a certified class of thousands of homeowners locked out of their homes by Nationstar Mortgage, LLC. In 2016, the Washington Supreme Court held that it is illegal for a lender or mortgage servicer like Nationstar to change the locks on a borrower’s home prior to foreclosure. Building on that ruling, a …

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    Imagine being accused of writing a check that bounced. Now imagine that accusation coming in a letter from the District Attorney’s office threatening criminal prosecution unless you paid the amount of the check plus over $200 in fees. Scary, right? Letters like this were sent, not by the District Attorney’s office, but by a private debt collection company called Victim Services (doing business …