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Mississippi attorney general alleges insurance companies cost state millions for Katrina payments

John Sammon May 26, 2017, 7:09am

JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood recently filed two lawsuits against Liberty Mutual Insurance and Safeco Insurance companies and their affiliates for what is alleged to be a failure to make adequate payments for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Texas urges EPA administrator to reconsider Obama-era regulations

Mark Iandolo May 26, 2017, 7:07am

AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced May 19 that his office sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asking the agency to suspend, review and reconsider Obama-era EPA regulations that Texas challenged in 12 lawsuits.

Ohio joins coalition urging Senate to fix quirk in law related to health care fraud recoveries

Mark Iandolo May 26, 2017, 7:07am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced May 17 that he has been joined by 51 other attorneys general in urging the the Senate Finance Committee to look into an alleged quirk in federal law that prevents states from receiving equitable shares of health care fraud recoveries.

Unilever sued over 'natural' claims

Mike Torres May 26, 2017, 7:07am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Unilever, alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

Class action filed over Similac, alleges product contains GMOs

Mike Torres May 26, 2017, 7:06am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — Two consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against Abbott Labs, alleging breach of implied warranty, breach of warranty, fraud, negligence and negligent misrepresentation.

LuLaRoe sued, leggings are allegedly poorly made

Mike Torres May 26, 2017, 7:04am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — Two consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against a California clothing business, alleging design defect and product liability.

Lawsuit alleges cruise company violated phone privacy laws

Wadi Reformado May 26, 2017, 7:03am

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) — A California man has filed a class action lawsuit against a cruise company, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Sierra Club sues over petition regarding Tennessee plant

Wadi Reformado May 26, 2017, 7:03am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Sierra Club is suing the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging breach of duty and violation of federal law.

Client accuses California law firms of fraud

Wadi Reformado May 26, 2017, 7:00am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A California woman consumer is suing law practices, alleging breach of contract and fraud.

Stockholder alleges Dick's Sporting Goods violated law

Wadi Reformado May 26, 2017, 6:59am

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A stockholder has filed a class action lawsuit against Dick's Sporting Goods and its board, alleging violation of federal law.

Slack-fill useful, maker of Hot Tamales and Mike and Ikes says in dismissal request

Sara McCleary May 25, 2017, 12:11pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Candy manufacturer Just Born Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss a class action complaint filed against the company alleging it has violated Missouri’s Merchandising Practices Act as well as the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

Coconut water maker stands behind 'no sugar added' label, files motion to dismiss complaint

Tricia Erickson May 25, 2017, 9:33am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – ZICO Beverages has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit by a customer alleging the company mislabeled a coconut water drink that claimed “no added sugar.”

Washington county ordered to pay $9 million to man who served 20 years because of fabricated evidence

Angela Underwood May 25, 2017, 8:45am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Clark County, Washington, must pay a man $9 million dollars for a two-decade prison sentence he served based on fabricated evidence.

Alliance for the Wild Rockies alleges EPA broke federal law

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 8:40am

MISSOULA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) — An environmental organization is suing the Environmental Protection Agency, alleging violation of federal law.

USC hit with class action over receipts

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 8:39am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — Two California consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against the University of Southern California, alleging fraud and violation of federal law.

TCPA lawsuit filed against Carguardian

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 8:37am

SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — A New Jersey man has filed a class action lawsuit against a California company, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.