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Qui tam plaintiff accuses ex-lawyers Touhy Touhy & Buehler of mishandling Medicare fraud case vs CVS

A Lake County man has accused his former attorneys of mishandling Medicare fraud lawsuits he filed against CVS.

Class action: Walgreens, CVS, Osco overcharging diabetics on Medicare for insulin pumps, supplies

A Geneva resident who says pharmacies are overcharging people with diabetes for medication is pursuing a class action complaint against some of the country’s largest retail drug stores in Chicago federal court, seeking at least $5 million. 

Judge tosses class action vs CVS over 'Made in USA' vitamin C drops, for now

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against CVS Pharmacy in which a Cook County man claimed the company’s vitamin C drops were falsely labeled “Made in the U.S.A," but left open the door for him to potentially take another try at continuing a class action against the drugstore chain.

Privacy lawsuit tossed vs makers of 'NBA2K16' video game; case unlikely to have large impact

A New York federal judge has tossed out a potential digital biometrics privacy class action lawsuit against the makers of NBA video games, saying the video basketball game players likely should have known their facial likenesses would be stored by a system that took 15 minutes to complete a scan of a player's face and store the image for use as an avatar in the game.But the true impact of the case on other lawsuits brought under an Illinois biometrics privacy law is likely to be small, said an attorney whose practice focuses on digital privacy laws.

CVS can be sued in Illinois for automated calls to remind about flu shots, federal judge says

A class action suit against CVS Pharmacy and its MinuteClinic will proceed after a federal judge in Chicago denied a motion to dismiss the complaint, saying the drug store chain can’t shake the lawsuit accusing them of breaking federal anti-robocalling laws when the clinic placed calls to people’s mobile phones to remind them about getting flu shots. 

Facebook: IL Biometrics Privacy law unconstitutional; outcome of case still being closely watched

Tag friends in a photo online, and Facebook and other social media companies could get sued. But Facebook has now asked a California judge to declare unconstitutional an Illinois biometrics privacy law under which such lawsuits have been brought against Facebook and other social media and digital photo-sharing sites.

Class action says CVS has improperly called former Target pharmacy customers' cell phones

A Chicago man has hit CVS with a class action lawsuit, saying the drug store giant, which recently purchased all of Target’s retail pharmacies, should be made to pay out for allegedly calling former Target pharmacy customers, without their consent, using automated messages to remind the customers to take prescription medications or pick up prescription refills at CVS.

NLRB OKs grad student worker unionization, opens up new litigation risks for colleges

In a landmark decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled that graduate students employed at private universities have the right to unionize. And while benefits won in potential collective bargaining may increase costs and tuition, it may also open colleges and universities to greater risks of being sued.

Shutterfly settles Illinois privacy class action over facial recognition tech

Shutterfly has settled a class action suit alleging the online photo sharing site violated Illinois privacy laws by creating a system permitting photos to be stored and searched using facial recognition technology. The amount of the settlement has not been disclosed.

CVS overcharging customers with insurance for prescription drugs, federal lawsuit says

Already facing a class action over the price of generic drugs in San Francisco federal court, retail pharmacy giant CVS has again become the target of a similar complaint in federal court in Chicago. Robert Podgorny and Kevin P. Cauley are accusing the Rhode Island-based pharmacy chain of consumer fraud. They seek certification as a class, a jury trial, damages and injunctive relief. The complaint, filed Sept. 17, pinpoints the issue to November 2008, when CVS created its Health Savings Pass.