Tag Archives: Lawsuit

BlackBerry Must Face Revived US Lawsuit Over BlackBerry 10

A US judge on Monday rejected BlackBerry’s request to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it inflated its stock price and defrauded shareholders by painting a misleadingly positive picture of sales prospects for its BlackBerry 10 smartphones. While an earlier version of the case was dismissed in March 2015, Chief Judge Colleen McMahon of the US District Court in Manhattan said the proposed class action can ... Read More »

In twist, Caesars wins brief extension on lawsuit shield

William Thomas Cain | Getty Images A federal judge on Tuesday gave Caesars Entertainment a five-week shield from $13 billion in lawsuits, capping a week of frantic court hearings as the casino group struggles to salvage a high-stakes debt-cutting plan for its bankrupt subsidiary. Judge Robert Gettleman said at an emergency court hearing in Chicago that he will decide on ... Read More »

Seagate slapped with a class action lawsuit over hard drive failure rates

Seagate is facing a class action lawsuit over its 3TB consumer hard drives, which by some accounts have suffered unusually high failure rates. The lawsuit, filed on February 1 in the U.S. District Court for Northern California, primarily cites reliability data from Backblaze, a cloud backup provider that builds its own storage pods from consumer hard drives. In Backblaze’s experience, ... Read More »

What Plaintiffs Should Know Before Applying for Pending Lawsuit Loans

All across United States, cash-strapped plaintiffs are making a beeline for obtaining loans against anticipated favorable settlements so that they can tide over the intervening financially-difficult times. However, since by and large the sector is self-regulated and there is not much of exposure in the mass media, there is a whole lot of misinformation in the minds of the public ... Read More »