Top News

Class action: Animals chewing through soy-based insulated wires in Honda cars

Jonathan Bilyk May 12, 2017, 12:23am

While noting the product may be better for the environment, a new class action lawsuit asserts automaker Honda hasn’t done enough to stop mice and other small animals from persistently nibbling through its cars’ electrical wires, which are coated with a soy-based insulation.

Amazon can use rejected settlement offer to fight background check class action, judge says

Dan Churney Dec. 14, 2015, 11:16pm

A Chicago federal judge has ruled a plaintiff, who is leading a putative class action suit against Amazon for allegedly rejecting his job application after a background check turned up what the plaintiff said is a bogus report of a drug conviction, can’t stop the online retailer from using the plaintiff’s decision to reject a settlement offer as a defense to ward off the class action suit.