Indianapolis law firm Cohen & Malad LLP filed suit Monday against the Indiana Department of Child Services that claims the state failed to pay millions of dollars in promised subsidies to families who adopted children from the state foster-care system.
Plaintiffs in the class-action lawsuit could secure refunds for overcharges on vehicle registrations and other services if their suit succeeds. The suit follows on the heels of a similar legal battle fought last year.
Cohen & Malad LLP’s fee represents 21 percent of the $30 million awarded to Hoosier motorists as part of a settlement approved by a Marion Superior Court judge Nov. 12. The BMV was accused of overcharging for driver’s licenses.
The suit, filed Friday, says four plaintiffs were soliciting donations downtown within the past week when they were asked by city police to cease the activity and leave the area. The plaintiffs were not violating the city’s existing panhandling ordinance, the lawsuit says.
The absence of a fee-disclosure sticker triggered a class-action lawsuit, as well as a legal tangle with the restaurant's insurance company.
The oil giant has agreed to a $7 million settlement related to a recall of about 4.7 million gallons of tainted gasoline in four Midwestern states, including Indiana.
Speedway police improperly seized the licenses of as many as 80 cab drivers on the day of this year’s Indianapolis 500, and later charged them $50 each for their return, according to a federal lawsuit filed against the town.
Plaintiffs say the case, which heads to court Thursday, may reduce the $6.4 billion in annual revenue that universities get from athletics by as much as 50 percent.
A lawsuit seeking class-action status alleges that the Muncie-based bank manipulated the timing of customers’ transactions to cause their checking accounts to bounce more frequently, generating millions of dollars in overdraft fees.
On June 20, a California federal court will determine if an antitrust lawsuit brought by former UCLA basketball player Ed O’Bannon—who argues he should’ve been paid for the use of his likeness on game broadcasts and in EA Sports video games—can become a class action.
Dwain Underwood charges the retailer should have included in its bonus calculations a $40 million life insurance payout it collected after executive chairman Jerry Throgmartin died last year.
A newly-filed lawsuit seeking class-action status accuses Indiana's Bureau of Motor Vehicles of "systematically" overcharging state residents by tens of millions of dollars for driver's licenses.
The company said the deal will resolve hundreds of lawsuits from Toyota owners who said the value of their cars and trucks plummeted after a series of recalls stemming from claims that Toyota vehicles accelerated unintentionally.
A federal judge in June granted preliminary approval to a deal under which WellPoint Inc. would pay $90 million to settle a lawsuit charging it undercompensated policyholders when it converted into a public company in 2001.