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    Two classes were recently certified in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action against United Healthcare. The complaint, filed in January 2019, alleges that United Healthcare called non-customers without their prior consent and did not properly remove people from call lists when they opted out. Plaintiff Frantz Samson stated that he was not a customer of United Healthcare and did not consent to …

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    Terrell Marshall Law Group is excited to congratulate our fall 2023 Diversity Scholarship recipients, Brianne Tolentino and Miranda Gonzales, who are attending Seattle University School of Law and Gonzaga University School of Law. We would also like to congratulate Mitra Wahib who is attending Highline College’s Paralegal Program. Each of these students impressed us with the progress they have already made towards achieving successful …

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    This week, two Yakima valley dairies agreed to a consent decree settling a lawsuit that alleged that the dairies mishandled cow waste. The consent decree will require that the dairies make several improvements to their facilities designed to improve their waste-handling and monitoring systems.  TMLG was proud to support the work of our co-counsel at the Law Office of Charles M. Tebbutt, and the …

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    On August 26th, 2022, the King County Superior Court granted final approval of a $1.5 million settlement brought against Silverstreak, Inc., a construction company in Maple Valley, Washington. The lawsuit alleged various wage and hour violations that occurred between 2016 and 2019, including the denial of rest and meal breaks.  Terrell Marshall Law Group is proud to have worked alongside Rekhi & Wolk in …

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    In September 2022, a settlement agreement was successfully reached in Proudlove v. Seed Capital, just three days before the case was set to go to trial. The settlement won $1,575,000 for the 505 class members. The settlement administrator mailed checks on March 21, 2023—class members should watch their mailboxes for their check.  Seed Capital charged consumers an average of $3,000 for a service called …

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    For years, corporations of all types and sizes have used mandatory arbitration agreements to stop consumers and employees from filing class actions. While the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has pushed aggressive enforcement of mandatory arbitration provisions for decades, it is now complaining about workers and consumers banding together to demand arbitration. 

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    On March 9, 2023, the Honorable Sherri A. Lydon of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina granted final approval of a class action settlement agreement with Lexington County, South Carolina, that will more than triple the annual funding for the County’s public defense services within the Lexington County Magistrate Courts (LCMC), dramatically increasing representation in those courts.   When Plaintiffs …

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    Terrell Marshall Law Group wishes to congratulate Juno Turner and the team at Towards Justice on their victory in Burrell v. Lackawanna Recycling Center. On February 8th, 2023, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion that reinstated previously-dismissed claims under TVPA, RICO, and FSLA, as well as some of the Pennsylvania wage claims.  In this case, the plaintiffs were charged with contempt …

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    On February 3, 2023, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that Xerox could not force thousands of call center employees to individually arbitrate their wage claims. The Court concluded that Xerox waived any right to arbitration by waiting nearly eight years to raise the defense, adding “[o]ur system generally does not permit a party to lie in the weeds without consequences.” Toby …

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    Terrell Marshall Law Group is excited to congratulate our winter 2023 Diversity Scholarship recipients, Henry Gould and Ikhra Mohamed, who are attending Gonzaga University School of Law and Seattle University School of Law. Each of these students impressed us with the progress they have already made towards achieving successful careers in law and positive impacts in their communities. The Terrell Marshall Diversity Scholarship was …