Class Action Lawsuits Filed Against North Kansas City Hospital Over Extensive Data Breach

Kansas City, Missouri – A data breach at North Kansas City Hospital in 2023 has sparked a series of lawsuits seeking class action status. The breach, which lasted over a month from March 27 to May 2, compromised the personal identifying information (PII) and personal health information (PHI) of 502,438 individuals. The breached information included names, birthdates, gender, phone numbers, addresses, health insurance details, clinical information, and other personal data. According to the lawsuit, Social Security numbers and medical information were also compromised, contradicting the hospital’s previous news release disputing these claims. The breach, however, … Read more

Class Action Lawsuit Accuses Match Group’s Dating Apps of Exploitative Design, Prioritizing Profits over Relationships

San Francisco, California – Match Group, the parent company of popular dating apps Tinder, Hinge, and The League, is facing a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging that the company intentionally designed its platforms to addict users rather than facilitate genuine relationships. The plaintiffs argue that Match’s “predatory” business model deceives individuals who are seeking love by exploiting their fear of missing out and encouraging compulsive use of the apps. Moreover, they claim that Match entices users to pay hefty subscription fees, amounting to hundreds of dollars a year. The lawsuit, filed in a federal court in … Read more

Understanding the Difference: Mass Tort vs. Class Action Lawsuit Explained by Cochran Firm Texas

DALLAS (KDAF) – As the new year begins, many individuals seek legal advice to empower themselves. Attorney Larry Taylor, Managing Partner at the Cochran Firm Texas, sheds light on the distinctions between mass tort and class action lawsuits. In a class action lawsuit, a corporation is usually accused of wrongdoing, resulting in the owed compensation to a large group of individuals. The purpose of a class action lawsuit is to recoup losses experienced by consumers. On the other hand, mass tort pertains to a group of individuals who have suffered harm or injury. This could … Read more

Understanding Mass Tort vs. Class Action Lawsuits: Legal Expert Explains the Difference

Dallas, TX – As we enter the new year, obtaining solid legal advice can be empowering. Larry Taylor, Managing Partner at the Cochran Firm Texas, explains the distinction between mass tort and class action lawsuits. While a class action suit typically involves a corporation’s wrongdoing and seeks monetary compensation for a large group of individuals, mass torts focus on harm or injury caused by a product or substance, such as cancer or environmental contamination. Cochran Firm Texas specializes in various areas of mass tort, including medical and product-based cases. Taylor emphasizes that many mass torts … Read more