Keller Postman LLC (“Keller Postman”) today announced that a class action has been commenced on behalf of all purchasers of securities of Tesla, Inc. (“Tesla” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: TSLA) after 12:48 pm eastern standard time on August 7, 2018through and including August 8, 2018 (the “Class Period”). The action […]
Opioid drugmakers sued over rising health insurance costs
A new wave of lawsuits is accusing companies that produce and distribute opioids of increasing health insurance costs across the country. In five proposed class action lawsuits filed Wednesday, plaintiffs say the addiction resulting from the over-prescribing of opioids caused residents and businesses in each of the states – California, […]
Opioid Makers Sued for Premium Hikes in First-of-Kind Cases
Makers and distributors of the prescription opioids that triggered a U.S. public health crisis are responsible for a rise in health-insurance premiums, according to first-of-their-kind lawsuits filed in five states.
Opioid Cos. Sued Over Ballooning Health Insurance Costs
Opioid makers and distributors, including Purdue Pharma and McKesson Corp., were slapped with first-of-their-kind proposed class actions in five federal courts Wednesday alleging that by fueling the nation’s opioid crisis, they have made health care costs go up and health insurance premiums skyrocket.
New Front on Opioid Litigation: Suits Over Rising Premiums
The opioid epidemic has unfairly increased health insurance costs across the board, not just for those suffering from addiction, plaintiffs allege in five proposed class-action lawsuits filed Wednesday.
UberBlack Drivers Fight For Employee Status At 3rd Circ.
Philadelphia-based Uber limo drivers told the Third Circuit on Wednesday that Uber exploited drivers by misclassifying them as independent contractors to dodge paying minimum and overtime wages, and that a district court improperly ruled that the drivers didn’t count as employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
NY Plaintiff Sues Opioid Industry on Behalf of Consumers Paying Higher Insurance Premiums
A new wave of plaintiffs have joined the opioid-epidemic litigation with five class actions filed on Tuesday: consumers who claim they’re seeing skyrocketing health insurance costs as a result of the crisis.
Montgomery McCracken Wants Malpractice Row In Fed. Court
Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP on Tuesday said a $620 million malpractice suit it recently removed from Pennsylvania state court should remain in a federal judge’s hands thanks to its genesis in a bankruptcy proceeding that a group of Luzerne County residents say shortchanged their toxic tort claims against […]
A group of Abbvie investors who say they and others like them collectively lost more than $100 million when the pharmaceutical giant used an after-hours press release to adjust a share price tender offer, has sued the company in a federal securities class action filed July 26 in Chicago.
Investor Hits Tesla, Musk With Fraud Claims Over Tweet
An investor hit Tesla Inc. and its founder Elon Musk with a proposed securities fraud class action Friday in California federal court, claiming they tried to pump up stock prices by proclaiming plans to take the company private — without having the more than $71 billion privatizing would require.