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Part 7: Securities Fraud: When "good" Investments Disappear
Part 7: Securities Fraud: When "good" Investments Disappear
The nest egg stories Cases of investment and securities fraud come in many sizes. It is hard not to feel for middle aged and older individuals who have seen their life savings and pension investments shrivel or disappear while under the supposedly watchful eye of some third party.

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Some California Drivers May Lose Their Right to Pursue Wage Lawsuits against Uber
Some California Drivers May Lose Their Right to Pursue Wage Lawsuits against Uber
San Francisco, CA  On December 22, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California heard arguments in James v. Uber Technologies Inc., a class action California labor lawsuit. Judge Edward Chen appeared to focus particularly on whether the facts of the case would support the inclusion of drivers who also have other jobs in the class seeking certification.

Bank Overdraft Fees Lawsuit Stresses Lack of Consumer Sophistication, Unfair Process
Bank Overdraft Fees Lawsuit Stresses Lack of Consumer Sophistication, Unfair Process
Atlanta, GA On December 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit heard oral arguments in Garcia v. Wachovia Bank, one of the bank overdraft fees lawsuits, consolidated in In Re: Checking Account Overdraft Litigation. The checking accountholders are appealing a September 2019 District Court decision that denied them the chance to proceed through a class action lawsuit, forcing them to arbitrate their claims individually. That would effectively end their chance to dispute excessive overdraft fees that resulted from Wells Fargo’s and Wachovia Bank’s practice of reordering checks from high to low amounts in order to maximize profits.

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Oracle in the Hot Seat over Gender Pay Discrimination (Again)
Oracle in the Hot Seat over Gender Pay Discrimination (Again)
San Mateo, CA  On December 18, the California Superior Court refused to dismiss a Complaint alleging that Oracle America, Inc. systematically paid women less than men for comparable work. The California labor lawsuit, describes a pattern all-too-familiar from other gender discrimination lawsuits against Silicon Valley tech giants, including Google, Uber and HP as well as Oracle.

Nurse Recruiters Fight for Meal Break Pay
Nurse Recruiters Fight for Meal Break Pay
San Francisco, CA On December 1, the California Supreme Court heard arguments by nurse recruiters seeking to revive a California labor lawsuit against AMN Services LLC. The lawsuit, originally filed in 2014, arose from the way the company’s time-rounding software had tracked employees’ required meal breaks.

“Do I have an Asbestos Case”? Your Questions Answered by Asbestos and Mesothelioma Attorney
“Do I have an Asbestos Case”? Your Questions Answered by Asbestos and Mesothelioma Attorney
Birmingham, AL “People can still bring cases and pursue claims of asbestos exposure today, even though this litigation has been going on for decades,” says Gregory Cade, mesothelioma and asbestos lawyer and President of Environmental Litigation Group (“ELG”).  If your claim has been denied, attorney Cade explains how you may try to qualify again.

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