Class Action Against MasterCard UK

en.wikipedia.orgMasterCard is facing a lawsuit for 14 billion pounds ($19 billion) from up to 46 million people throughout Britain for charging excessive fees between 1992 and 2008. The case was brought up by Walter Merricks, former chief financial services ombudsman and advised that MasterCard charged unlawfully high fees to stores when shoppers utilized their debit or credit cards, these fees were then passed on to the consumers. “MasterCard has behaved disgracefully in this. They have not had the reasonableness to accept that what this was doing was damaging UK consumers.”

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Lawsuits Filed in Response to Hepatitis A Outbreak Growing

srawberries commons.wikimedia.ortAs of August 25, 2016, there are several lawsuits and one class action lawsuit due to be filed on behalf of individuals who caught Hepatitis A from frozen strawberries imported from Egypt, that were served at a café called the Tropical Smoothie Café.

One plaintiff, Constantinos A. Raptis had consumed multiple strawberry smoothies from the popular café in early August and had started to become ill. Some of the symptoms that he suffered were aches, headaches, nausea, stomach pain, chest pain, and dark colored urine. These symptoms are all signs of hepatitis A.

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Zoo Dispute Ends in a Settlement

Lion_waiting_in_NamibiaTwo endangered lions are the subjects of the latest quarrel between animal activist group, the Animal Legal Defense Fund of California, and Cricket Hollow Zoo, located in Manchester, IA. Following complaints that the lions were unnaturally thin and exhibited poor posture, a lawsuit was filed. The intended outcome of the lawsuit was to push and advocate for the lions to be moved to a facility that would offer them the care they require and deserve.

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NVIDIA to Settle False Advertising Class Action Lawsuits

index. flickt.comOver the past few months, NVIDIA, the computer graphics card company, has successfully launched several graphic cards including GeForce GTX 1080, GTX 1070 and GTX 1060.  They are due to be releasing the “powerful” TITAN X, which is supposed to be the most advanced graphics card produced by the company.

However, there is a shadow being cast upon NVIDIA, and it stems from one of their most popular graphics card, GeFORCE GTX 970.  The product was very popular and offered excellent performance per dollar, but mistakes were made with the published specifications and its segmented memory configuration.  When the GTX 970 was launched, NVIDIA said it had 4 GB of memory and 64 ROPs (Render Output Processors).   However, the realty was that only 3.5 GB of the memory operated at full speed, while the remaining 512 MB offered only a fraction of the bandwidth.

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