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The Supreme Court Just Torpedoed the Hopes of Every Gig Economy Worker The Supreme Court Just Torpedoed the Hopes of Every Gig Economy Worker

The Supreme Court, as you may have read, gave its opinion today on Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis and, in a 5-4 split, decided to uphold forced arbitration agreements that preclude employees from pursuing class-action lawsuits against their bosses in court. Neil Gorsuch penned the majority opinion, so join me in opening…

Google Is Going to the Supreme Court Over a Bonkers Settlement Case That Mostly Enriched Lawyers Google Is Going to the Supreme Court Over a Bonkers Settlement Case That Mostly Enriched Lawyers

We’ve become accustomed to seeing high-profile class action lawsuits result in paltry payouts for plaintiffs, but this is ridiculous. On Monday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments over a privacy case that Google settled in 2013. The search giant agreed to pay out millions, but that money largely went to the…

California's Aggrieved Uber Drivers Are Receiving Settlement Payments as Low as 15 Cents California's Aggrieved Uber Drivers Are Receiving Settlement Payments as Low as 15 Cents

A lawsuit filed in August of 2014 on behalf of California Uber drivers is finally paying out, and recipients of the $7.75 million settlement are finding their share leaves something to be desired.

If You Bought a Computer When Livestrong Bracelets Were Popular, You Can Probably Get $10

If you bought a PC with a disk drive between 2003 and 2008—the golden age of Livestrong bracelets and trucker hats—you might be eligible for $10 thanks to an antitrust class action suit. In December, Sony, NEC, Panasonic and Hitachi-LG settled a seven-year suit which alleged the companies colluded “to inflate the…

Facebook IPO Nosedive Gets Facebook IPO Class Action Lawsuit Facebook IPO Nosedive Gets Facebook IPO Class Action Lawsuit

It's been more and more apparent that there was some shady—though not necessarily illegal!—activity from Facebook's bank advisors in the lead-up to the company's IPO last week. And now, investors who got the shaft are trying to get their money back through the courts.

Every Gmail User in the World Just Won a Settlement Against Google and Got Nothing Every Gmail User in the World Just Won a Settlement Against Google and Got Nothing

Congratulations to all Gmail users for winning a class action settlement. You should be proud of yourselves for making Google pay for putting your privacy at risk with its crazy Google Buzz settings. Your reward? A pat on the back.

Lawsuit Accusing Apple and AT&T of an iPhone Monopoly Granted Class-Action Status Lawsuit Accusing Apple and AT&T of an iPhone Monopoly Granted Class-Action Status

A complaint titled "Apple & ATTM Antitrust Litigation" has been granted class-action status by judge James Ware of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The complaint accuses Apple and AT&T of forming an iPhone monopoly.

iPhone Battery Lawsuit Dismissed, Steve Won't Send Luca Brasi iPhone Battery Lawsuit Dismissed, Steve Won't Send Luca Brasi

The Apple part of the iPhone battery class-action lawsuit has been dismissed by U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly, who looked at the claims brought by Jose Trujillo and deemed them as dumbtastically stoopeed. Not exactly in those words, but I know that's exactly what he meant with his words:

AT&T Paying Some Subscribers Cash in Settlement AT&T Paying Some Subscribers Cash in Settlement

If you were an AT&T customer duped into buying recurring ringtones or horoscopes from third parties on bills between January 1, 2004, and May 30, 2008, you may be entitled to some cash back through a recent settlement by AT&T.

Vista Capable Sticker Lawsuit Becomes Class Action Vista Capable Sticker Lawsuit Becomes Class Action

Remember the lawsuit filed a little while ago against Microsoft because PCs with "Windows Vista Capable" stickers weren't actually all that Vista Capable? A federal judge just granted that suit class action status, meaning that if you bought a Vista "Capable" PC during the 2006 Holidays, you might be in store to get a…

MacBooks Looking Skanky MacBooks Looking Skanky

You ran out as soon as the words MacBook slipped past Saint Jobs' craggy lips and what do you get a few months later? A big skanky notebook covered in sweat stains.

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