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Investor class action says LJM Partners, Pacific Features & Capital owe for 80 percent loss to fund

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 20, 2018

A Florida man alleges the trading strategy of a Chicago corporation and an introducing broker caused an 80 percent loss in a partnership earlier this year.

Judge OKs $354M settlement of cardboard price-fixing class action; lawyers get 30 percent

By Jonathan Bilyk | Oct 18, 2017

A federal judge has signed off on a $354 million settlement deal to box up a years-long price fixing antitrust class action against some of the country’s largest makers of cardboard. And the attorneys who represented the plaintiffs in the action are set to take in nearly $100 million, or roughly 30 percent of the settlement fund.

Judge breaks down cardboard antitrust action, says prices were raised, but no evidence of scheme

By Dan Churney | Aug 9, 2017

A Chicago federal judge has boxed up a class action antitrust suit against two containerboard companies, which alleged the companies conspired to fix prices, saying plaintiffs may have raised prices and cut production, but defendants failed to show the acts were part of a scheme and not simply reactions to the market.

Class action says Pepperidge Farm needs to treat in-store display workers as employees, not contractors

By Dana Herra | Feb 16, 2016

A federal class action lawsuit claims cookie and cracker maker Pepperidge Farm has exploited the workers who deliver, set up and maintain its product displays in supermarkets and other stores, treating these workers like employees, but classifying them as independent contractors, contrary to labor law.

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