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Citizens United loses fight in donor disclosure dispute

Quinten Plummer Oct. 21, 2016, 11:36am

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) -- Charitable organizations must still disclose donor's names, address and the amount of total contributions in order to solicit funds in New York after a U.S. district judge dismissed a complaint filed by Citizens United and Citizens United Foundation against New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced earlier this month.

Complaint about University of Phoenix's alleged TCPA violation concludes quietly

Quinten Plummer Oct. 21, 2016, 11:20am

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) -- A lawsuit accusing the University of Phoenix of violating the Telephone Consumer Privacy Act (TCPA) has been quietly put to bed.

Breach disclosure, class actions could affect Yahoo's price

Quinten Plummer Oct. 18, 2016, 12:37pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - When Yahoo opened up about what could be one of the largest cyber attacks to date, it might have reopened what had been a done deal with a prospective buyer. 

Lawsuit over Banana Boat Kids sunscreen alleges fraud

Quinten Plummer Oct. 18, 2016, 12:16pm

CAMDEN, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Though marketed as having the highest Sun Protection Factor (SPF) as the law allows, Banana Boat Kids SPF 50's sun shielding properties fall well short of that maximum, a class action lawsuit alleges.

General Mills scoffs at lawsuit alleging cereals aren't healthy

Quinten Plummer Oct. 14, 2016, 11:39am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) -- General Mills has written off a lawsuit brought by two individuals who filed a class action lawsuit, accusing the company of promoting its cereals as healthy and nutritious while loading them up with sugar.

NCAA faces seven more concussion-related class actions

Quinten Plummer Sep. 30, 2016, 11:26am

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – Just as football season was preparing to kick off, the National Collegiate Athletic Association got hit with another round of lawsuits related to concussions student athletes endured while engaging in collegiate sports.

Life360 app invites don't violate TCPA, district judge rules

Quinten Plummer Sep. 30, 2016, 9:55am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Though a Michigan man received at least one unsolicited text message from a mobile app, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has absolved Life360's developer from alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.