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Judge asked to OK final deal to end suit vs Uber over texts; lawyers to get $6M, class members $103 each

By Scott Holland | Jan 17, 2018

A federal judge has been asked to grant final approval to a $20 million deal to settle a class action lawsuit brought by a group of people who claimed Uber sent them multiple unwanted text messages. Plaintiffs' lawyers would get $6.35 million, while each class member could get $103.

Uber agrees to settle 'Refer-A-Friend' class action for $20M; $6.6M potentially going to lawyers

By Scott Holland | Aug 17, 2017

Uber is moving toward a $20 million settlement of a class action lawsuit by a group accusing the ride-hailing company of breaking federal law in how it sent “Refer-A-Friend” promotional messages to prospective new customers.

Medical society executive sues over defamatory emails, alleged coverup attempt

By The Cook County Record | Feb 3, 2016

An executive at a Chicago-based medical society has brought a lawsuit against a South Barrington man he accused of defaming him in an email to colleagues, sparking an investigation by his employer the executive said damaged his reputation, despite an alleged attempt by the other man to claim the email was actually the work of someone who hacked his email account.

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