Press Release Year: 2009

Phone Company Dials Wrong Number On Employee’s Overtime

December 16th, 2009

After a US District Court Grants Class Certification Against AT&T’s Bell Subsidiary in Connecticut (SNET), Workers File Two More Nationwide Lawsuits in California and Georgia Alleging that AT&T and its Regional Subs Overwork Their Level One “Managers” and Deprive Them of Overtime Pay Suits Seek Combined $1 Billion in Back Pay and Damages under Federal […]

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Relator’s Attorneys Comment on Atricure/DOJ Proposed Settlement

November 4th, 2009

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Sanford Heisler, LLP, along with co-counsel Grant Morris, announced today that AtriCure,Inc., a medical device company specializing in cardiac surgical ablation systems, has reached a tentative settlement agreement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) in a qui tam case filed in 2007 for $3.8 million plus interest over a five-year […]

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UPS Doesn’t Deliver

August 19th, 2009

Mail Giant Overworks Account Managers and Deprives Them of Overtime Pay Lawsuit Seeks $100 Million in Back Pay and Damages under Federal and State Laws For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027 (August 19, 2009, San Diego) –United Parcel Service, the world’s largest package delivery service, has been withholding as much as $100 million […]

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Valero Cheats Hourly Gas Station/Convenience Store Workers Out Of Overtime Wages Across The U.S. By Using “Sweat Of The Brow” Labor Practices

August 10th, 2009

California Class Action Details Oil Giant’s Illegal Labor Practices $100 Million Sought in Back Pay and Damages Under Federal and State Laws For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027 (August 10, 2009, San Francisco, CA) – Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), one of the nation’s largest gas station operators, has been cheating thousands of its […]

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Class Action Filed Against Extended Car Warranty Schemers

July 20th, 2009

Thousands Plaintiff Asks for At Least $50 Million for All Victimized Consumers CHICAGO, July 20 /PRNewswire/ — Please hold for an important notice about your automobile warranty: You are at risk of getting scammed. That’s the message in a class action complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois by […]

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Endoscopic Technologies to Pay U.S. $1.4 Million to Resolve Allegations of Medicare Fraud

July 14th, 2009

WASHINGTON/PR News Wire/ – Endoscopic Technologies Inc. (Estech), a medical device manufacturer, has agreed to pay the United States $1.4 million to resolve civil claims in connection with the alleged promotion of its surgical ablation devices, the Justice Department announced today. Surgical ablation devices use focused energy to create controlled lesions or scar tissue on […]

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$200 Million Class Action Filed Against Northwestern Mutual

June 25th, 2009

Former Employees Detail Federal and State Wage and Hour Abuses For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027 (June 25, 2009, Los Angeles, CA) – Three former employees of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company today filed a suit alleging longstanding federal and state wage and hour violations by the company in US District Court for […]

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NAACP and Nine Class Reps File Motion for Class Certification Against Eli Lilly

June 9th, 2009

More than 100 Personal Declarations from Employees Nationwide Support Filing INDIANAPOLIS, June 9 /PRNewswire/ — The NAACP and nine class representatives today filed a motion for class certification in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division, on behalf of a nationwide group of current and former employees of Eli […]

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Costco Employee Files $50 Million Class Action

May 9th, 2009

Wage and Hour Issues, False Imprisonment Described in California Complaint For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027 (May 15, 2009, San Diego, CA) – Giant retail chain Costco keeps something in its California warehouses that customers don’t know about. According to a class action complaint filed today in California Superior Court in San Diego […]

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Class Action Alleges Pitney Bowes “Rips Off” Customers

April 29th, 2009

Complaint Seeks $20 Million in Damages from Postage Meter Giant & Affiliates For more information, call Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027 (April 29, 2009, White Plains, NY) – Kings Choice Neckware, Inc., a former Manhattan-based tie manufacturer, has filed a class action complaint in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against Stamford, […]

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