Court Certifies Class of Purchasers of Gerber Tagless Infant Garments

On December 15, 2011, the Honorable Dale S. Fischer of the United States District Court for the Central District of California certified a proposed class action lawsuit captioned Montanez et al v. Gerber Childrenswear LLC to proceed on behalf of the following class of persons: All residents of California who purchased Gerber apparel products containing … Read more

Notice of Honda Class Action Settlement To Be Mailed To Consumers

Consumers who purchased or leased a model year 2003-2009 Honda Civic Hybrid (“HCH”) may have recently read or received a notice about a proposed class action settlement. There are numerous benefits being provided consumers under this settlement if it is finally approved. The following is a summary of those benefits. All MY 2003 – 2009 … Read more

Update On Blue Cross Settlement

In a previous post we provided information about the preliminary approval of a class action settlement with Anthem Blue Cross.  That settlement has now become final.  If you are a Settlement Class Member you should have recently received a letter from Anthem advising you that the first window to change plans without medical underwriting is … Read more

Another Significant Appellate Court Victory

On July 25, 2011, the California Supreme Court in Ardon v. City of Los Angeles unanimously ruled that taxpayers could sue a municipality using the class action device for refunds of local taxes that had been illegally collected. The decision reversed a Court of Appeal decision that found only individuals could sue for relief and … Read more

Ninth Circuit Issues Important Ruling

In Beeman v. Anthem, the Ninth Circuit ruled yesterday in a published decision that a claim on behalf of California pharmacists for violation of Civil Code Section 2527 against numerous pharmaceutical benefit manager companies, known as PBMs, was not barred under the First Amendment, upholding a decision by the Hon. Virginia A. Phillips that had … Read more

More Information on the Blue Cross Settlement

Anthem Blue Cross Settles Policy Closure Action As reported by Martin Bricketto on Law360: New York (June 21, 2011) — Anthem Blue Cross has agreed to settle a class action in California state court from consumers who accused the insurer of closing certain coverage policies without providing them with legally required options and notices, a … Read more

Important Relief Provided To Consumers For Blue Cross

Anthem settles suit involving 120K policyholders By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER Associated Press Posted: 06/21/2011 10:43:58 AM PDT Updated: 06/21/2011 12:24:47 PM PDT LOS ANGELES—Anthem Blue Cross has agreed to settle a lawsuit that accused the health insurer of manipulating policies and forcing California patients into higher deductible policies with fewer benefits. The case was brought … Read more