Topic: class-action lawsuit

Yelp Faces Lawsuit Over Fraudulent Reviews

Suit alleges executives sold over $81 million of stock before news depressed price

Yelp Inc. and its executives were accused of selling $81 million of artificially-inflated stock while "deceiving shareholders about the quality of consumer reviews on its website," Reuters reported yesterday. The class-action…

Facebook Facing Class Action Suit Over Privacy

California lawsuit alleges social net mined users' private messages

Facebook is starting off the year under fire once again for allegations that it has violated its users' privacy. Two Facebook users have filed against the social network for using…

Study: Marketers Have Nothing to Fear From Advertising Self-Regulation

Little correlation to class-action suits

Self-regulation is great if it keeps the government off your back, but does it also give attorneys a green light to pursue class-action suits? As it turns out, class-action lawsuits against…

Fed-Up Time Warner Cable Customers File Class-Action Suits

Retrans disputes and blackouts drag on

Time Warner Cable—embroiled in two retransmission consent disputes, one with CBS and the other with Journal Broadcast Group—has its hands full on both fronts as the blackouts drag on. The cable…

Toyota Pays $1.1 Billion to Settle Lawsuit

Likely ends two-year-old case brought by millions of customers

Toyota Motor Corp. will spend $1.1 billion to settle a two-year-old class-action lawsuit by millions of owners of the manufacturer's cars who said their vehicles suddenly and unintentionally accelerated, the…