- Santana et al. v. Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego
On Jan. 25, 2019, a California federal judge gave final approval to a $5 million settlement resolving claims brought pursuant to California’s HIPAA law.
- Sheena Raffin v. Medicredit
On Nov. 23, 2018, a California federal judge gave final approval to a $5 million settlement resolving claims brought pursuant to California’s privacy statute for alleged recording of consumers’ telephone calls without their consent.
- Alfred and Jessy Zaklit v Nationstar Mortgage
On August 21, 2019, a California federal judge gave final approval to a $6.5 million settlement resolving claims brought pursuant to California’s Privacy Statute.
- Lisa Kim v Tinder, Inc. et al.,
Unfair Competition Law and Unruh Act class action alleging illegal price discrimination based on age, settlement value of approximately $24 million on behalf of approximately 240,000 class members approved on June 19, 2019.
- Mark Silva v. Olson and Co. Steel
Contra Costa County Superior Court- $425,000 wage and hour class action settled on behalf of 563 class members approved on May 7, 2019.
- Manopla v. Home Depot USA.-
4.35 million dollar Class Action Settlement under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
- Bonilla et al. v. Windsor Fashion, LLC
1.95 million dollar wage and hour class action settled on behalf of over 5,000 employees
- Lizama v Medical Data Systems, Inc.
Penal Code 632.7 class action alleging illegal call recording, settled for $2.2 million on behalf of over 30,000 consumers.
Wage and hour class action for independent contractor misclassification, settled for $2.5 million on behalf of 230 employees approved on November 20, 2019.
- Edward Makaron v. Enagic USA, Inc.
Class action certified and settled on behalf of approximately 2,000,000 class members.
- In RE HP Firmware Update Litigation
Co-lead class counsel in consolidated Unfair Competition class action alleging HP pushed a firmware update on consumers’ printers that blocked their ability to use third party ink cartridges,; final approval granted.
- Garcia et. al. v. HMS Host, Inc.
Wage and hour class action settled for $2.2 million, final approval granted
- Nishimoto v T&S Business Corporation
$488,750 Wage and hour and PAGA class action on behalf of janitorial workers.
- Rodriguez v. Alliance One, Inc. et. Al
Fair Credit Reporting Act class action for improper credit pulls; certified under Rule 23 by contested motion, and settled on class-wide basis for $2.2 million
- Saber Ahmed v HSBC Bank USA.
$2.4 Million TCPA Class Action Settlement.
- Richards v. CoreCivic of Tennessee, LLC
Wage and hour class action settled for approximately $3 million.
- Weinberg v Clarient, Inc.
$237,500 Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act class action settled on behalf of 1,830 class members for privacy infringements through clear envelope debt collection letters, final approval granted on January 31, 2019.
- Wondra Curtis et al. v. Anthem
On Sept. 26, 2018, a California federal judge gave final approval to a $180,000 settlement resolving claims brought under various California wage and hour employment laws.
- Kyle Miller v. Checkered Flag Car Wash
On Oct. 1, 2018, a California state judge approved a $260,000 class action settlement resolving claims brought pursuant to various California wage and hour employment laws.
On Jan. 29, 2018, a California federal judge gave final approval to a $1,225,000 class action settlement resolving claims brought pursuant to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act based on allegations of consumers receiving unwanted texts.
- Couser v. Apria Healthcare Inc.
Common fund classwide settlement of $400,000 to $750,000
- Gail Medeiros et al. v. HSBC
On Nov. 29, 2017, a California federal judge gave final approval to a $13 million settlement resolving claims brought pursuant to California’s privacy statute for alleged recording of consumers’ telephone calls without their consent.
- Ryoo Dental v. OCO Biomedical
On July 13, 2018, a California federal judge granted final approval to a $225,000 settlement for a case brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act for alleged unwanted solicitation faxes.
- Everado Gonzalez v. The Scotts Co.
Classwide settlement of $925,000 in wage and hour class action on behalf of approximately 603 employees achieved, final approval granted
Classwide settlement in wage and hour independent contractor misclassification class action, on behalf of 1,800 employees, settled for $2.4 million
- Frank Del La Paz v. Accurate Courier
On June 29, 2018, a California state judge granted final approval to a settlement of $110,000 for alleged state wage and hour violations.
On Oct. 27, 2017, a California state court judge approved a $450,000 false advertising class action against a real estate seminar group based on alleged misrepresentations.
On Nov. 21, 2017, a federal court judge in California granted final approval to a $215,000 settlement brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
- Sonia Barrientos v. Law Office of Jeffrey H. Jordan
A letter class action, settled on class wide basis, final approval granted
- Tahmasian v. Midway Rent A Car
Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) and Labor Code class action, final approval granted
- Fernandez v. Reliance Home Services Inc.
Wage and hour plus PAGA class action, final approval granted
- Gayla Shelby v. Two Jinns Inc.
On Aug. 3, 2017, a California federal judge gave final approval to a $457,000 settlement resolving claims brought pursuant to the Electronic Funds Transfer Act against a California-based bail bonds company that consumers said illegally debited money from their bank accounts without written authorization.
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- Ann Fox v. Spectrum Club of Santa Barbara – March 20, 2017
We are pleased to announce another victory on behalf of our client. The court grants plaintiff’s motion for final approval of class action settlement and certification of settlement class.
- Abdeljalil v. GE Capital Retail Bank
Judge John A Houston approved a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action for $7 million against GE Capital Corp. with the Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman as co-lead counsel.
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- Fox v. Spectrum Club of Santa Barbara
ILYM Group Inc., a neutral third party that has been court-appointed as claims administrator for this case, announces that class counsel Joshua B. Swigart, Abbas Kazerounian, Jason Ibey and Todd M. Friedman have reached an agreement to resolve this class action pending against Spectrum Club of Santa Barbara in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara. The lawsuit alleges that Spectrum Club of Santa Barbara violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by text messaging cellphones using an automated dialer for marketing purposes without consent.
- False Advertising Class Action Against Hewlett Packard Co.
On Sept. 9, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted class certification for plaintiff Anne Wolf. In doing so, Judge Beverly O’Connell determined that we, the Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman, P.C., would fairly and adequately represent the interests of a class of consumers who purchased a falsely advertised HP LaserJet P1102 printer in their action against Hewlett Packard Co.
- QC Holdings To Pay $1.5M To Settle TCPA Suit
A California federal judge gave final approval to a $1.5 million settlement resolving claims brought pursuant to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act against a Kansas-based payday lender that consumers said contacted them on their cellphones via prerecorded calls to collect an alleged, unknown debt.
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- Araiza et. al. v The Scotts Co., LLC
On Sept. 19, 2016, Judge Kenneth R. Freeman granted a motion for final approval of class settlement in the matter of Araiza et. al. v The Scotts Company, LLC, case No. BC570350, consolidated with case No. BC577875. The consolidated class actions were brought by plaintiffs for violations of the California Labor Code on behalf of two classes: (a) 603 current and former merchandisers and counselors employed by Scotts in California from Jan. 26, 2011, through Dec. 1, 2015, and (b) approximately 180 current and former nonexempt employees employed by Scotts in California from Jan. 26, 2014, through Dec. 1, 2015, who worked double overtime. The Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman, P.C., was named class counsel in a $925,000 nonreversionary class action settlement that sought compensation for unpaid wages, unpaid overtime, unpaid meal and rest break premiums, unreimbursed expenses incurred in the line of work and penalties for failure to pay all timely wages and failure to issue accurate wage statements.
- Ann Fox v. Asset Acceptance, LLC
Ann Fox retained the Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman, P.C., and brought a class action complaint against Asset Acceptance, LLC, on behalf of herself and similarly situated individuals for invading the privacy rights of thousands of consumers nationwide by contacting them on their cellphones using an automatic telephone dialing system without their permission. After extensive litigation, the parties agreed to settle the dispute by having Asset Acceptance, LLC, cease its current calling practices and providing classwide relief to the estimated 386,803 class members in the form of a substantial financial benefit of $1 million, an $800,000 debt forgiveness component and a $200,000 cash settlement. The court approved the settlement on July 1, 2016.
Our client was walking on the sidewalk along Keller Ave. when she heard someone yelling. She turned and saw a medium-sized dog running after her. The client got scared and to shield herself from the dog, she raised her walker, but lost her balance and fell, breaking her hip. As soon as she fell, the dog saw another dog and chased after it, so our client was not attacked. She was transported to the hospital, where she had surgery to her hip and metal plates inserted.
- Ari Friedman v. LAC Basketball Club Inc.
The Los Angeles Clippers agreed to settle up to $5 million putative Telephone Consumer Protection Act class-action case filed by plaintiff Ari Friedman for allegedly sending fans unsolicited text messages.
Chase Bank USA agreed to settle $34 million in class action lawsuit for allegedly violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by placing calls to consumers’ cellphones without consent.
- Aboudi v. T-Mobile USA Inc.
A proposed settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit brought by Sayan Aboudi against T-Mobile USA Inc. under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The lawsuit alleges that T-Mobile violated the TCPA by using an automatic telephone dialing system and/or artificial or prerecorded voice to place collections calls to cellphones without the consent of the plaintiff and other class members. T-Mobile denies any liability and denies that this case could be certified as a class action if it were litigated. More details on the settlement can be found at www.aboudisettlement.com. The class is represented by Todd Friedman of the Law Offices of Todd Friedman, Josh Swigart of Hyde & Swigart, Abbas Kazerounian of the Kazerouni Group, APC, and Paul Mankin of the Law Offices of Paul Mankin. T-Mobile USA Inc. is represented by Kristine McAlister Brown of Alston & Bird LLP.
A class action case between Than Zaw and Nelnet Inc. has been settled for $1.2 million. Nelnet Inc. has agreed to resolve the putative claims for allegedly recording telephone calls of plaintiff without consent.
- Carrie Couser v. Comenity Bank
Comenity Bank agreed to settle $8.5 million for allegedly violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
- Adrienne Dancer v. LA Times
A favorable class action settlement for Adrienne Dancer was announced recently against Los Angeles Times Communications LLC.