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Class Action Lawsuits Against TJX Companies Inc.

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March 30, 2010

Settlement of TJX Companies Inc Securities Breach Lawsuit

TJX Companies was sued by financial institutions for the misuse of fiancial information of customers who used credit or debit cards.The case has now been settled with the financial institutions where the case claimed negligent misrepresentation, negligence and breach of contract.

Under the settlement, TJX Companies paid $525,000, which primarily reimbursed the settling financial institutions for a portion of their expenses, excluding attorneys' fees.

March 26, 2008

TJX Companies Inc Sued For Providing Credit Card Receipts

TJX has been sued under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) by people in the United States to whom TJX provided credit card or debit card receipts.

These actions seek statutory damages, punitive damages, injunctive relief, and costs and attorneys' fees.

Discovery as to class certification issues has commenced, and TJX has filed a motion to dismiss these actions.

The case was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas.

March 26, 2008

TJX Companies Inc Sued in Employment Class Action

A class action for violations of the California Labor Code, principally:

1) Section 212 which prohibits the issuance of out-of-state paychecks,

2) Section 226.7 which requires paid rest periods, and

3) Section 226 which requires certain information on paychecks.

The case seeks unspecified actual damages, penalties of $100 for each aggrieved employee for the initial violation and $200 for each aggrieved employee for each subsequent violation, together with attorneys' fees and costs.

The Case No. RG07337021 was filed in Alameda County, California, Superior Court.

March 31, 2009

TJX Companies Inc is sued by AmeriFirstBank for Negilgence of Financial Data

AmeriFirstBank has sued TJX as a reult of data breaches with respect to personal and financial information of customers who used debit or credit cards at TJX's retail stores. This case is similar to other class action suits filed in Massachusetts state court.

The case seeks compensatory damages, treble damages with respect to the statutory violation claim, injunctive relief, attorneys' fees, costs and interest.

The complaint asserts claims for negligent misrepresentation, violations of Massachusetts General Laws, negligence and breach of contract.

The complaint stated plaintiffs' intention to bring class allegations depending on pre-trial rulings by the state court. The state court stayed the state action pending adjudication by the federal court of the appeals in the Financial Institutions Track.

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June 7, 2007

TJX Companies Inc is Sued in Class Action Antitrust Case

TJX was sued in class action where the class represents a class of financial institutions that have suffered damages and/or harm as a result of data breaches with respect to personal and financial information of customers who used debit or credit cards at TJX's retail stores.

The complaint asserts claims for negligent misrepresentation, violations of Massachusetts General Laws, negligence and breach of contract.

The case seeks compensatory damages, treble damages with respect to the statutory violation claim, injunctive relief, attorneys' fees, costs and interest.

The case was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. The case number is 07-cv-10791.

March 28, 2007

Antitrust Case Brought Against TJX Companies Inc For Credit Card Fraud

Two class actions were filed against TJX claiming antitrust.

The case represents a class of all California residents whose debit cards, check cards, credit cards (including American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa accounts), transaction or other personal or non-public information, including information at any TJX retail store such as T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, was maintained, provided to others and/or subject to unauthorized release.

Both cases assert claims for negligence and for violation of California Civil Code.

Each case seeks compensatory damages, injunctive and equitable relief including implementation of security measures, notification to customers and credit monitoring, and attorney's fees, costs and interest.

The cases were filed in the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, California, Salinas.

March 28, 2007

TJX Companies Inc was sued For Negligence and Breach of Contract

A class action was filed against TJX. The class represents all individuals in the United States whose personal or financial data was stolen, or cannot definitively be determined not to have been stolen, from TJX.

The complaint asserts claims for negligence, breach of contract and bailment.

Plaintiffs seek compensatory damages, creation of a fund for future damages, credit monitoring, injunctive relief, attorney's fees and costs.

The case was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, Buckley,

March 28, 2007

Financial Data Stolen and TJX Companies Inc Sued for Damages

TJX was sued in class action where the class represents all persons or entities in the United States who have had personal or financial data stolen from TJX's computer network, and who were damaged thereby.

The case was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

April 24, 2002

TJX Companies Inc is Sued by Store Managers for Wrongful Classification

TJX is suded as a defendant in four lawsuits pending in the each seeking certification as a class action.

The case believes that all exempt managers in T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods stores in California, including store managers and assistant store managers, were improperly classified as exempt from California overtime laws and seek recovery of overtime pay allegedly owed, penalties, punitive damages and injunctive relief.

The case was filed in the California Superior Court.

April 26, 1996

Securities Class Action Lawsuit because of the Merger of TJX Companies

TJX Companies were sued in class action lawsuit. The former The TJX Companies Inc, formerly an 83%-owned subsidiary of TJX Companies, and the directors of old TJX were named.

The lawsuit was brought forward due to the merger of old TJX into The TJX Operating Companies Inc (a wholly-owned subsidiary subsequently merged into TJX Companies). The case claims constituted self-dealing, deception, unfair dealing, overreaching and a breach of fiduciary duties owed by the defendants to the then public stockholders of old TJX.

In particular, the amended complaint alleges that the terms of the merger were unfair and offered inadequate consideration to the then public stockholders of old TJX.

The suit seeks to recover unspecified monetary damages. The parties have reached a settlement in principle which is subject to the approval of the Court.

The Consolidated Civil Action No. 10514 was filed in the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware.