The maker of Fortnite may face a class-action lawsuit in Canada after two parents of teenage sons alleged last week the company purposely designed the multiplayer video game to be as addictive as cocaine, according to reports. The Montreal-based law firm, Calex Légal, filed a motion in Quebec Superior Court Thursday on behalf of two parents who approached the firm separately about their 10- and 15-year-old sons, who they claim developed a severe dependence on the game, USA Today reported. The suit, which has yet to be approved by the court, seeks to hold the US-based video game publisher Epic Games Inc., as well as its Canadian affiliate based in British Columbia, accountable for using psychologists and statisticians “to develop the most addictive game possible.” “The addiction to the game Fortnite has real consequences on the lives of players, many of whom have developed problems such that they do not eat, do not shower and no longer socialize,” the … [Read more...] about Class-action lawsuit claims ‘Fortnite’ is as addictive as cocaine
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VANCOUVER—Savvy advertising helped Juul to become a multibillion dollar giant in the vaping industry — marketing that is now at the centre of a B.C.-based class action lawsuit against the company. The lawyer who helped launch a class-action suit against Juul says the impetus for the suit came after “hundreds” of people across the country approached his law firm, saying they had experienced unexpected health issues after using the product. “They were saying they started using the product because of its marketing, thinking it would be a safe alternative to cigarettes,” said Anthony Leoni, trial lawyer for Rice Harbut Elliot, a Vancouver-based law firm. “Instead they developed symptoms that were even worse than with cigarettes.” Two of these people, Jaycen Stephens, Owen Mann-Campbell, both age 19, were included in the initial notice of claim filed at the Supreme Court of British Columbia, on Monday. Both young men are said to have suffered … [Read more...] about Vape giant Juul’s marketing hinged on being safer than cigarettes. Now that claim is at the centre of a B.C. class action lawsuit
NEW YORK, April 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Amyris, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMRS) from March 15, 2018 and March 19, 2019, inclusive (the “Class Period”). The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Amyris investors under the federal securities laws. To join the Amyris class action, go to http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-register-1550.html or call Phillip Kim, Esq. toll-free at 866-767-3653 or email [email protected] or [email protected] for information on the class action. NO CLASS HAS YET BEEN CERTIFIED IN THE ABOVE ACTION. UNTIL A CLASS IS CERTIFIED, YOU ARE NOT REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL UNLESS YOU RETAIN ONE. YOU MAY RETAIN COUNSEL OF YOUR CHOICE. YOU MAY ALSO REMAIN AN ABSENT CLASS MEMBER AND DO NOTHING AT THIS POINT. AN INVESTOR’S ABILITY TO SHARE IN ANY POTENTIAL FUTURE RECOVERY IS NOT DEPENDENT UPON SERVING AS LEAD PLAINTIFF. … [Read more...] about AMRS CLASS ACTION NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Amyris, Inc. – AMRS
NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationally acclaimed investor rights law firm, announces that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of those who purchased or acquired the securities of Fanhua Inc. (“Fanhua” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: FANH) between April 20, 2018 and August 27, 2018, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”). The lawsuit seeks to recover Fanhua shareholders’ investment losses. If you purchased Fanhua securities, and/or would like to discuss your legal rights and options, please visit Fanhua Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit or contact Daniel Sadeh toll free at (877) 779-1414 or [email protected] According to the lawsuit, throughout the Class Period Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) Fanhua engaged in improper business practices, including irregular accounting; (2) the foregoing practices were … [Read more...] about Fanhua Class Action: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces that a Securities Class Action Lawsuit has been Filed Against Fanhua Inc.
NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationally acclaimed investor rights law firm, announces that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of those who purchased or acquired the securities of AbbVie Inc. (“AbbVie” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ABBV) between October 25, 2013 and September 18, 2018, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”). The lawsuit seeks to recover AbbVie shareholders’ investment losses. If you purchased AbbVie securities, and/or would like to discuss your legal rights and options, please visit AbbVie Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit or contact Daniel Sadeh toll free at (877) 779-1414 or [email protected] According to the lawsuit, throughout the Class Period Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) AbbVie’s strategy to increase the sales growth of its blockbuster drug, HUMIRA, was through … [Read more...] about AbbVie Class Action: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces That a Securities Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against AbbVie Inc