Recent Filings – March Digest

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Fryett v. Equifax Info. Servs., LLC, No. 5:18-cv-00109 (E.D.N.C. March 23, 2018) (purported collective and class action brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act against Equifax for alleged reporting of consumer civil judgment and lien information that is outdated and inaccurate)

Mode v. S-L Distrib. Co., LLC, et al., No. 3:18-cv-00150 (W.D.N.C. March 22, 2018) (purported collective and class action brought under FLSA and state wage and hour laws by “independent business operator” employees against defendant manufacturers and distributors of snack foods for alleged failure to pay minimum wage and overtime compensation, and alleged illegal wage deductions)

Cardenas v. Spinnaker Resorts, Inc., No. 9:18-cv-00761 (D.S.C. March 20, 2018) (putative class action brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act against defendant which markets vacation timeshares in South Carolina, Missouri, and Florida, for allegedly placing telephone calls to consumers registered on the “do not call registry”)

Cunningham v. Laboratory Corp. of Am. Holdings, No. 1:18-cv-00224 (M.D.N.C. March 19, 2018) (putative class action alleging LabCorp violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by placing multiple prerecorded telephone calls to plaintiffs without prior consent)

Siciliano, et al. v. Telstar Cable Commc’ns, Inc., et al., No. 4:18-cv-00653 (D.S.C. March 8, 2018) (purported collective and class action brought under FLSA by cable installers alleging defendants failed to pay them overtime and paid less than minimum wage for some work performed)

Whaley v. Owl, Inc., No. 4:18-cv-00046 (E.D.N.C. March 6, 2018) (putative collective and class action alleging defendant transportation company failed to pay non-emergency medical transportation drivers overtime in violation of state and federal wage and hour laws)

Brumfield v. Kindred Healthcare, Inc. et al., No. 2:18-cv-00591 (D.S.C. March 1, 2018) (purported collective action brought under FLSA by home health licensed nurses and physical therapist assistants alleging defendants failed to pay them overtime for required work activities beyond the “in-home” visits, including travel time, time spent transporting samples to labs, and time spent delivering medical supplies to patients)

Pontones v. Los Tres Magueyes, Inc., et al., No. 5:18-cv-00087 (E.D.N.C. March 1, 2018) (collective and class action alleging defendant restaurant took unauthorized wage deductions and failed to pay servers and food runners minimum wage and overtime)

About Amanda Pickens

Amanda Pickens focuses on complex business disputes and employment law. She has experience enforcing and defending noncompetition and trade secrets disputes and representing employers before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.