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Stays lifted on evaporated cane juice class actions due to delay of guidance from FDA

Feb. 10, 2016, 12:19pm by Hoang Tran

Stays of three class action lawsuits have been lifted because of continued delay of Food and Drug Administration guidance, according David Biderman, a partner in Perkins Coie's San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. more...

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California residents allege pricing scheme against Wayfair

Feb. 9, 2016, 1:26pm by Robbie Hargett

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - Two California residents are suing a home products company, alleging it engaged in false former pricing schemes.

Sale Slash to stop alleged use of fake claims in sale of weight-loss pills

Feb. 9, 2016, 12:44pm by Mark Iandolo

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — As part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), California-based Sale Slash will stop the alleged use of spam emails and fake news websites with phony celebrity endorsements and unsupported efficacy claims to promote its weight-loss products.

Greyhound to implement sweeping reforms after allegations of violating ADA

Feb. 9, 2016, 12:40pm by Mark Iandolo

WILMINGTON, Delaware (Legal Newsline) — Greyhound Lines Inc., the nation’s largest provider of intercity bus transportation, will need to implement a series of reforms to resolve allegations it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) under a consent decree filed by the Justice Department.

FTC settles with Vulcan for allegedly placing apps on consumer devices without permission

Feb. 9, 2016, 12:21pm by Mark Iandolo

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reached a settlement with technology company Vulcan that will resolve allegations the company unfairly placed apps on consumers’ mobile devices without permission.

Mattuchio Construction agrees to $72,000 settlement over alleged illegal dumping

Feb. 9, 2016, 12:17pm by Mark Iandolo

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has reached a settlement agreement with Mattuchio Construction Co. Inc. for $72,000 over alleged illegal waste dumping.

Attorney: Employers must document reasons for termination or risk retaliation claims

Feb. 9, 2016, 10:19am by Laura Wilcoxen

The plaintiff's victory in a lawsuit alleging retaliation in hiring practices by a past employer offers lessons to businesses about the importance of carefully considering and documenting personnel decisions, according to a Connecticut attorney.

Suit accuses KIND of misrepresenting candy bars

Feb. 8, 2016, 6:45pm by Robbie Hargett

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California man and New York woman are suing a health foods company over claims it misrepresented that eating its nut-based candy bars would prevent weight gain.

AG's bill to raise sale age of tobacco advances in Washington

Feb. 7, 2016, 5:53pm by Mark Iandolo

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — The state of Washington's House Health Care & Wellness Committee advanced Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s agency-request bill to raise the sale age of tobacco and vapor products to 21 last week. 

FTC discusses its competition enforcement and advocacy work in recent testimony

Feb. 7, 2016, 3:32pm by Mark Iandolo

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission explained its competition enforcement and advocacy work for state regulatory boards and licensing requirements for occupations, trades and professions in testimony presented to a subcommittee from the U.S. Senate.

Michigan attorney general warns Flint residents about potential scams

Feb. 7, 2016, 3:27pm by Mark Iandolo

FLINT, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is warning Flint residents as they deal with hardships stemming from the contamination of their drinking water that these types of crises can also create opportunities for scam artists.