Steak n Shake is already on the hook for $7.7 million judgment after a jury found the burger chain improperly failed to pay overtime to 286 restaurant managers. Meanwhile, plaintiffs in an even larger second lawsuit are taking aim at CEO Sardar Biglari.
Most of the area’s largest car dealers are being sued for charging document-preparation fees that appear to violate state law. But Indiana lawmakers just passed a bill to the governor that would legalize the practice.
Wednesday’s 5-4 ruling is the latest in a line of Supreme Court decisions that have backed arbitration and helped companies avoid the prospect of costly class actions filed by workers and consumers.
The complaint alleges that Andy Mohr dealerships have violated the Indiana Deceptive Consumer Sales Act by “engaging in an unfair scheme to charge vehicle buyers an unlawful document preparation fee.”
The settlement, which is awaiting court approval, would resolve suits brought by several parties over financial-reporting issues that have plagued Celadon for at least four years. The plaintiffs expressed concern that the company would go bankrupt before any recovery could be made.
Defendants in the class-action suit include Amazon.com Inc., Cox Media Group, T-Mobile, Ikea and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
A federal judge has put off deciding whether to approve the $115 million data-breach settlement and has appointed a special master to closely scrutinize the request for $38 million in attorney's fees.
The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles has agreed to repay motorists more than $62 million it collected in excessive fees to settle a class-action lawsuit.
Anthem Inc. has agreed to pay $115 million to resolve consumer claims over a 2015 cyber-attack that compromised data on 78.8 million people, marking what attorneys in the case called the largest data-breach settlement in history.
Shares in the Indianapolis-based trucking company dropped as much as 67 percent Tuesday morning. At least 16 law firms say they have filed lawsuits against the company or are investigating doing so.
Changes mandated in the bill could help reduce legal costs for businesses by putting up more hurdles to bringing class-action lawsuits in federal court.
The Indiana Court of Appeals upheld a 2014 decision ordering Celadon to pay more than $4 million to a group of drivers in a dispute over fuel costs.
Five former ITT Educational students filed a motion asking that they—and thousands of other students who attended the school between 2006 and 2016—be recognized as creditors as the school’s bankruptcy case moves forward.
Toyota will pay up to settle a class action lawsuit brought by U.S. pickup truck and SUV owners whose vehicles lacked adequate rust protection. Two of the models were made in Indiana.
In a federal lawsuit, a Maryland-based shareholder claims the $60.50 per-share offer for Interactive Intelligence by Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories undervalued the local software firm.
The players are seeking damages for injuries they claim are the result of mishandled concussions they suffered while playing college football.
The case stems in part from a March 2015 complaint alleging contractor advertising payments influenced ratings on Angie’s List’s website. If approved, most of the settlement money would go to attorneys.
The class-action lawsuit was filed Thursday in federal court in northern Ohio on behalf of all the ticket holders who lost out when the Aug. 7 game between the Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers was canceled due to unsafe field conditions.