Recent Filings – November Digest

Not every class action court filing in North and South Carolina becomes a full-length post on our blog. Here is a recap of November’s filings:

Cavin v. Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers, LLP, No. 1:18-cv-00995 (M.D.N.C. November 30, 2018) (putative class action alleging defendant sent misleading and deceptive collection letters stating “we assume this to be a valid debt” in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act)

Langley, et al. v. Smith Turf & Irrigation, LLC, et al., No. 3:18-cv-00619 (W.D.N.C. November 16, 2018) (putative collective action brought under FLSA by “outside technicians” who repaired mowing equipment and sprinkler systems alleging defendant failed to pay overtime)

Ballew, et al. v. Hyundai Motor Am., Inc., et al., No. 7:18-cv-03014 (D.S.C. November 7, 2018) (putative class action on behalf of 2011–2015 Hyundai Sonata car owners and lessees alleging Hyundai failed to timely replace defective engines and to extend warranties)

Amons v. Datamax Corporation, No. 1:18-cv-00925 (M.D.N.C. November 5, 2018) (putative class action brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act alleging defendant sent misleading and deceptive collection letters which failed to adequately disclose the consequences of a consumer not exercising certain statutory rights)

Dickey v. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., No. 1:18-cv-00920 (M.D.N.C. November 2, 2018) (putative collective action brought under FLSA by hourly employees alleging defendant failed to pay overtime wages)