A Heartfelt Class Action

Author: Jeremy Gilman (former Partner at Benesch Law)

Few class actions tug at the heart, but Blevins v. Aksut does.

Elizabeth Blevins and 180 others brought a class action in Alabama state court against Seydi V. Aksut, M.D., alleging that “after an examination, Doctor Aksut would falsely tell a patient that the patient needed heart surgery” and then perform the unnecessary procedure and bill the patient.  Also sued were the clinics where the procedures took place. Continue reading “A Heartfelt Class Action”

Dating Apps and Class Actions: A Match Made in the Courtroom

Author: Jeremy Gilman (former Partner at Benesch Law)

Tinder touts itself as being “the world’s leading social app for meeting new people.  It claims that “with its global reach, people in all 196 countries around the world are swiping right to connect with others, making it a top 10 lifestyle app in more than 70 countries … Each day, 26 million matches are made on Tinder with more than nine billion matches made to date.”  An interesting statistic, considering that the world’s entire population is a shade under 7.5 billion.  Continue reading “Dating Apps and Class Actions: A Match Made in the Courtroom”