The district court in Haifa held that it is possible to file a class action seeking compensation for morbidity which was caused by mass exposure to pollution.
The decision was rendered in motions to dismiss an application to certify a class action on behalf of people who were diagnosed with lung cancer or Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The application was filed against dozens of factories and other entities who emit pollutants known as causing these diseases.
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A settlement agreement was approved in a class action against the supermarket chain Bitan Wines, for charging above the prices labeled on products.
An application to certify a class action against Bezeq, on behalf residents of the village Hussniyya, for breach of the company`s obligation to provide nationwide internet coverage.