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Close-Up of Plantronics Headphone Earpieces

Plantronics, Inc. is settling a class action about its BackBear FIT wireless sport headphones, which it has advertised as being sweatproof, waterproof, and able to provide as many as eight hours of listening time on a charge. The complaint alleged that these claims are not true and that the headphones are therefore not worth what customers paid for them.

Container of 303 THF

Tractor Supply Company and Smitty’s Supply, Inc. are settling a Missouri class action based on their sales of S SuperTrac 303 Tractor Hydraulic Fluid (THF). The complaint alleged that no real 303-type THF exists at this time and that what was sold as 303 was an inferior product that could damage equipment.

Bottle of Revlimid Pills

Celgene Corporation is paying $55 million to settle antitrust class actions about its drugs Thalomid and Revlimid. The complaints alleged that the company acted to keep generics of the drugs off the market for a time, forcing consumers to pay more for the drugs than they would have with open market competition.

Whirlpool Refrigerator with Bottom Freezer

Whirlpool Corporation has elected to settle a class action alleging that certain models of its refrigerators with bottom freezers may suffer the blockage of their drainage tubes. This can lead to ice build-up on the floor of the freezer or sometimes leakage.

Pile of Medical Files Carried by Person in Scrubs

A number of organizations holding medical records are choosing to settle a class action about fees for medical records. They include Ciox Health, LLC, HealthPort Technologies, LLC (now part of Ciox), IOD Incorporated (now part of Ciox), and Aurora Healthcare, Inc.

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This settlement resolves a class action against Iowa’s Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL). The complaint claimed that MUSL violated state laws in connection with the use of certain random number generating technology when it conducted drawings for intra- and interstate lotteries.

Building with Large TransUnion Sign Wrapped Around Top

TransUnion, LLC is putting aside $500,000 to resolve a class action brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) concerning information it reported on consumers.

Yahoo! Logo on Purple Ground

Yahoo! Inc. and Aabaco Small Business, LLC are paying $117.5 million to settle class actions relating to a number of data security incidents. The incidents include 2012 data security intrusions (where the systems were breached but it appears that no data was stolen) and data breaches (where data was stolen) that occurred between 2013 and 2016.

Front Label of Provigil Container

An antitrust class action and an antitrust case brought by the California Attorney General (CAAG) on the same topic are being settled at the same time. The suits claim that drug companies conspired to keep prices of the original drug Provigil high by delaying the introduction of generics and (in the CAAG suit) of Nuvigil.

Motel 6 with Sign in Front

The lawsuit settled by this consent decree was brought by the Attorney General of the State of Washington against Motel 6 Operating, LP and G6 Hospitality, LLC. The complaint alleged that certain Motel 6 locations shared guest information, such as names, driver’s license numbers, and dates of birth with the US Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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