Top News

NYC Marathon operator says processing fee for applications isn't illegal

Karen Kidd Feb. 23, 2016, 11:57am

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The organization that runs the New York City Marathon, in a response to a class action lawsuit that alleges the method used to select participants amounts to an illegal lottery, is defending its practices.

Lyft settles class action but would still be impacted by Uber verdict, attorney says

Karen Kidd Feb. 22, 2016, 12:35pm

A now-settled class action lawsuit brought by Lyft drivers in California probably will have little bearing in the lawsuit against another ride-hailing service, Uber, set to go to trial in June, a Los Angeles attorney says.

Federal judge says patent board didn't adequately explain reasoning in decision

Karen Kidd Feb. 16, 2016, 11:38am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Patent Trial and Appeal Board failed to explain why it ruled the way it did in a dispute, a federal judge has ruled.

Minn. SC extends time for whistleblowers to file suit; Attorney says other questions unanswered

Karen Kidd Feb. 12, 2016, 9:17am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – Despite affirming an extended statute of limitations, a recent Minnesota Supreme Court decision leaves unanswered questions in certain cases filed under the state's Whistleblower Act, an attorney familiar with the legislation says.

Class action attorney urges consumers to research pre-paid debit card brands

Karen Kidd Feb. 5, 2016, 10:11am

Caveat emptor, the old Latin saying "let the buyer beware," is good advice for prepaid debit card purchasers, an attorney for a Missouri man suing a prepaid debit card company says.

Maker of Milo's Kitchen pet treats plans fight against "Made in USA" class action

Karen Kidd Feb. 2, 2016, 9:37am

The manufacturer of Milo's Kitchen dog and cat treats will "vigorously defend" itself against allegations of label misrepresentation filed earlier this month in U.S. District Court, a company spokesperson said.

Tyson vows to fight class action, says pet treats are made with American ingredients

Karen Kidd Feb. 1, 2016, 1:23pm

Tyson pet treats accurately include "Made in the USA" on their labels, a company spokesperson recently said in response to a federal class action lawsuit filed earlier this month that says otherwise.

Fla. federal judge makes rare ruling against feds in False Claims Act case

Karen Kidd Jan. 29, 2016, 11:35am

Dismissals in whistleblower lawsuits, like the one recently granted by a Florida federal judge in a $10 million False Claims Act case, are extremely rare, an attorney says.