Filter by
class-action-lawsuit2_600x400
Litigation

Old Spice® Manufacturer Targeted in Class Action Suit

Suit Complains of Severe Rashes and Burns On March 11, 2016, a class action suit was filed in a Columbus, Ohio federal court against Procter & Gamble, maker of hundreds of household products, including some 13 Old Spice® deodorants named in the complaint). The principal plaintiff, Rodney Colley, a resident of Virginia, alleges that the…

Read more

negligent-cpa_640
Information

Negligent Misrepresentation by a CPA

It goes without saying that, when a business operation hires a CPA to provide professional services, the accountant owes a duty of care to the client and can be held liable to the client if the services are negligently rendered. But does the CPA owe a duty of care to others who are not the…

Read more

lawsuit_640
Litigation

Class Actions Filed Against Prominent German Car Manufacturers Over Emissions

Class Action Against Volkswagen On February 22, 2016, a proposed class action lawsuit was filed in a California federal district court against Volkswagen AG (“VW”), alleging, among other things, that VW improperly modified or compromised its American diesel vehicles in order to pass government emissions tests. According to one report filed by the Wall Street…

Read more

class-action-lawsuit_640
Litigation

What to Know about the Class Action Suits against Fitbit, Inc.

Many folks are finishing off their lists of New Year’s Resolutions, no doubt adding “increase your level of exercise” and “lose weight” near the top. At the same time, consumers from California, Colorado, and Wisconsin filed, on January 5, 2016, a nationwide class action against Fitbit, Inc. This technology firm is one that seemed poised…

Read more

lawsuit3_640
Information

After Data Breach, Sony Paying out Settlements in Class Action Lawsuit

The data breach which led to the ouster of Sony Pictures’ Chairman Amy Pascal has apparently come to a settlement. The settlement will pay out damages to those included in a class action lawsuit, but will not amount to much when all is said and done. Reports have the settlement fund at somewhere between $2…

Read more

Lawyer-Seal_640
Litigation

Requirements for Class Action Lawsuits in Wisconsin

No business owner wants to hear that his or her company is being sued in a class action lawsuit. Aside from the obvious implication that you’ve somehow upset a whole lot of people, the downsides of defending a class action lawsuit are abundant due to the high costs associated with increased complexity. If you find…

Read more

Scales-of-justice_640
Litigation

Preparing for a Business Lawsuit

It has been demonstrated time and time again that entrepreneurship can be a highly rewarding career path. However, owning a business comes with inherent risks. The most common pitfall that has the potential to eliminate the hard work and sacrifices of a business owner is a lawsuit against your company. Each year, over 100 million…

Read more

Kerkman & Dunn

What do you need help with today? Select one of the following.











        Powered by