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Consumer claims Premier Protein products do not contain amount of protein advertised

Wadi Reformado Aug. 18, 2017, 9:42am

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges the maker of ready-to-drink protein products and protein bars misrepresents the amount of protein actually included in the products.

Abelson Legal Search seeks $1M in punitive damages from Baker Donelson firm

Wadi Reformado Aug. 18, 2017, 9:42am

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – A Philadelphia corporation alleges that it was not paid for its services by a Tennessee law firm.

Roomstogo.com Inc. accused of placing unlawful marketing calls

Wadi Reformado Aug. 18, 2017, 9:41am

TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Florida man alleges that a furniture store chain unlawfully contacted him for marketing purposes.

Class action filed over Rolex watches against Nordstrom, HauteLook

Wadi Reformado Aug. 18, 2017, 9:40am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Baltimore consumer alleges a vintage watch she purchased was misrepresented.

Babyganics sunscreen has false SPF number, consumers claim

Wadi Reformado Aug. 18, 2017, 9:40am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Consumers allege that a Babyganics sunscreen misrepresents its protection.

Customer accuses baby products manufacturer of false advertising

Wadi Reformado Aug. 17, 2017, 1:51pm

SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) — A California woman has filed a class action lawsuit against a baby prodcuts business, alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

Two customers accuse Kia of warranty breach

Wadi Reformado Aug. 17, 2017, 1:32pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — Two customers have filed a class action lawsuit against Kia Motors, alleging breach of warranty, fraud and unfair trade practices.

EEOC targets UPS Freight for alleged disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo Aug. 17, 2017, 11:52am

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 8 against UPS Freight, alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CFPB unveils new Know Before You Owe overdraft disclosure prototypes

Mark Iandolo Aug. 17, 2017, 11:51am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced Aug. 4 that it has unveiled its new Know Before You Owe overdraft disclosure prototypes, which were created to improve the model form that banks and credit unions already provide to consumers weighing overdraft coverage.

U.S. SC arguments in consolidated cases over arbitration agreements set for October

Jessica Karmasek Aug. 17, 2017, 11:34am

The Oct. 2 oral argument date means a decision likely won’t be reached in the cases -- Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, Ernst & Young v. Morris and NLRB v. Murphy Oil USA Inc. -- until late this year or even early 2018.

Mountain Crest SRL claims Molson Coors, Anheuser-Busch agreement harmed its export sales

Wadi Reformado Aug. 16, 2017, 9:16am

MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – The owner of Wisconsin's Minhas Craft Brewery alleges that it was damaged by lost export sales to Canada because of an agreement signed by Molson Coors and Anheuser-Busch.

Ocean State Job Lot alleged to have falsely advertised 'gray market' batteries

Wadi Reformado Aug. 16, 2017, 9:15am

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges that batteries he purchased at a discount store are not meant for the American market and advertising claims of the batteries' life are false and misleading.

Opioid company sued by former employee under False Claims Act

Wadi Reformado Aug. 16, 2017, 9:15am

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A Massachusetts woman alleges she was wrongfully terminated from her job with an opioid pain medication pharmaceutical company.

The Advisory Board Co. accused of misrepresenting facts about company

Wadi Reformado Aug. 16, 2017, 9:13am

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Stockholders for a publicly traded consulting company allege that they have been damaged because they purchased stock at artificially inflated prices.

Utah files suit over alleged damages caused by Colorado gold mine blowout

Wadi Reformado Aug. 16, 2017, 9:12am

SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – The state of Utah alleges it has been damaged by a blowout at a former gold mine in Colorado.

Mortgage company to pay $74 million after allegedly violating False Claims Act

Mark Iandolo Aug. 16, 2017, 8:48am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Aug. 8 that PHH Corp., PHH Mortgage Corp. and PHH Home Loans (collectively, PHH) will pay $74,453,802 to resolve allegations of violating the False Claims Act.