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Agreement Ends APAPO Practice Assessment Dispute

January 28, 2015- Washington, DC – The American Psychological Association (APA) and four plaintiffs represented by the law firms of Tycko and Zavareei LLP and Wexler Wallace LLP have reached an agreement to settle their dispute about the American Psychological Association Practice Organization (APAPO) practice assessment.  The settlement establishes a $9.02 million settlement fund to […]

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Stop Spamming Us, Class Tells Uber

January 2, 2015 – Uber bombards people with spam text messages to cellphones to try to recruit them as drivers, a class action claims in Federal Court.  Four named plaintiffs from three states, from Oregon to New Hampshire, claim Uber violates the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and invades their privacy on a massive scale. [Read […]

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Lawsuit Claims Uber Pesters Consumers with Spam Texts

January 2, 2015 – James Lathrop used to look forward to getting text messages — until Uber got his cellphone number. The San Francisco-based ride-sharing company has allegedly bombarded him with at least 19 texts in the past two months, urging him to sign up as a driver. [Read More]

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Qui Tam Case Against Arbon Equipment Corporation and Rite-Hite Holding Corporation Settles For $4,000,000; Arbon Employees Who Worked On Federal Prevailing Wage Jobs To Receive Payments

December 26, 2014 – The law firms of Tycko & Zavareei LLP and Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow Harris & Hoffman are pleased to announce the settlement of a qui tam lawsuit brought by their client, Mark Brooks, against defendants Arbon Equipment Corporation (Arbon) and Rite-Hite Holding Corporation (Rite-Hite).  The lawsuit alleged that Arbon and Rite-Hite violated […]

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Nordstrom Wants False Outlet Pricing Suit Tossed

Friday, November 14, 2014, Nordstrom urged a California federal court to toss a putative class action alleging it tricks consumers into believing they are purchasing heavily discounted products at its Nordstrom Rack outlet stores, saying the complaint doesn’t provide examples of the false advertising that allegedly misled the lead plaintiff.  [Read more]

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LSAT Prep Company Ordered to Pay $927K in Legal Fees

A test prep company has been ordered to pay more than $900,000 in legal fees and costs to plaintiffs who accused the company of violating District of Columbia consumer protection laws.  Three prospective law students who signed up for LSAT prep courses through Test Masters Educational Services Inc. (TES) sued the company in 2004, claiming they […]

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