Author: Ayden

Shape Up Shoes Lawsuit

In 2010, a woman sued Manhattan Beach-based shoemaker Skechers USA for causing her to fall. Sandra McDonald filed a lawsuit against the company in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging that her Shape-up shoes caused her to trip and fall, and breached her warranty. She also claimed that Skechers failed to warn her of a defect…

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How Do You Pay Taxes on a Lawsuit Settlement?

How do you pay taxes on a lawsuit settlement? There are many factors to consider when determining whether you need to pay tax on your settlement. Legal settlements can include lost wages, damages for emotional distress, and attorney fees. All of these items are taxable. While the amount of your award may be large, you…

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How to File a Lawsuit on Your Own

If you have a valid legal claim against a company or individual, you may wonder how to file a lawsuit on your own. Often, fear of attorney fees stops people from filing a lawsuit, but it’s important not to let this hold you back from seeking justice. This article will outline the steps you need…

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Taxes on Lawsuit Settlements

When it comes to filing taxes, many people don’t understand the rules governing lawsuit settlements. However, these rules are complicated and may not apply to all situations. The IRS considers the nature of the business, the plaintiffs in a case, and other factors when determining whether or not a settlement should be taxed. Here are…

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Class Action Lawsuit Against Wal-Mart

The class-action lawsuit against Wal-Mart is based on a history of sexual harassment in the retail industry. The plaintiffs were initially estimated to include half a million women, but now the number has grown to two million. The plaintiffs’ lawyers argue that all female Wal-Mart employees since 1998 are eligible to join the case. In…

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Tuna Lawsuit Claim Against Subway

The fast-food chain Subway has filed a tuna lawsuit claim, alleging that its products contain tainted fish. The plaintiffs say that the company is liable because it failed to properly label its products. However, Subway says it uses only the highest-quality tuna available and has a third-party lab verify that the product is 100 percent…

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Santander Lawsuit Settlement

As part of a Santander lawsuit settlement, the company is required to pay $65 million to participate in states and consumers. The settlement also stipulates that the bank must stop collection efforts on certain extinguished loans. In addition, it must account for the ability of consumers to repay their loans. The company must also set…

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Everest Class Action Lawsuit

A recent Everest class-action lawsuit alleges the company’s misrepresentations of the cost of their programs. The complaint details how the company lures prospective students into one-on-one meetings with admissions counselors who offer “cost estimates.” The school then requires students to apply for student loans, which are dispersed directly to it. The lawsuit, which was filed…

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Class Action Lawsuit Against T-Mobile and Apple

A group of state attorneys general has filed a class-action lawsuit against T-Mobile and Apple over a proposed $26.5 billion merger, and the two companies have vowed to defend their business practices and the right to repair phones. The case could potentially affect 300 million other wireless customers. The company is denying the allegations. A…

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Purina Vs Blue Buffalo Lawsuit

A recent court case has seen Purina suing Blue Buffalo for a smear campaign. The NAD scolded Blue Buffalo for mislabeling their chicken and turkey feed. The company has since settled the suit with Diversified and stepped away from the lawsuit. The plaintiffs have a good chance of winning. But it will be important to…

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