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Attorney: Fruit class action against Krispy Kreme not strong

Robert Lawson Dec. 9, 2016, 10:00am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A Minnesota attorney said there is difficulty in bringing lawsuits like a recent case against Krispy Kreme involving the definition of fruit ingredients in food, particularly packaged foods.

CFPB wants Zero Parallel to comply with civil investigative demand

Louie Torres Dec. 7, 2016, 9:09am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is suing a California business, alleging breach of contract and violation of federal law.

Minnesota attorney: AutoZone class action similar to frequent flyer suits

Robert Lawson Dec. 6, 2016, 9:50am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A Minnesota attorney from Kennedy & Kennedy law firm says a recent lawsuit filed against AutoZone over its customer loyalty reward program is similar to those that were filed against airlines in frequent flyer miles disputes.

Man claims Orbit Baby car seat is made with chemical that could harm children

Wadi Reformado Dec. 6, 2016, 9:29am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against the manufacturers of a child's car seat alleging the product contains a chemical that might harm the children using them.

Nevada consumers allege certain Hyundai vehicles have defective transmissions

Louie Torres Nov. 30, 2016, 1:11pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Nevada couple allege the Hyundai Veloster Turbo they purchased is equipped with a defective transmission and has filed a class action lawsuit.

Sugar class action against Dole a 'policy-oriented brief,' law prof says

Dee Thompson Nov. 28, 2016, 9:36am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) -- A new class action lawsuit against Dole Foods alleges two of its products are advertised as healthy but, in reality, they are high-sugar in content and not healthy at all.

Consumer alleges Glade auto air fresheners damage vehicle's interior

Jenie Mallari-Torres Nov. 22, 2016, 11:26pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Pennsylvania man has filed a lawsuit against the makers of Glade auto scented oil automotive air fresheners over allegations the products leak and damage a vehicle's interior surfaces.

Customer accuses Ace Hardware of return policy violation

Chandra Lye Nov. 22, 2016, 1:08pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Ace Hardware has been sued by a customer who accuses the company of violating its return policy.

Calif. judge reads Maserati manual, rules for company over keyless entry

Melissa Landon Nov. 18, 2016, 10:02am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) -- A plaintiff has alleged Maserati’s passive entry system was unsafe because it did not work when his child was locked in the car, but the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California has granted the manufacturer summary judgment.

California federal judge dismisses Dallas asbestos firm’s lawsuit against John Crane Inc.

Jessica Karmasek Nov. 17, 2016, 11:48am

Judge Consuelo B. Marshall for the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, in an order last week, said the plaintiffs, Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett PC, failed to file an amended complaint.

Woman withdraws class action over GanadenBC products

Louie Torres Nov. 17, 2016, 8:26am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California woman quickly dismissed her class action lawsuit against the makers of digestive health products, alleging false advertising.

Krispy Kreme donuts don't have actual fruit, class action says

Louie Torres Nov. 16, 2016, 9:13am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A California man is suing Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc., alleging breach of contract, breach of implied warranty, fraud, and negligent misrepresentation.

Man alleges 1st American Automotive Sales Training falsely advertises job placement

Wadi Reformado Nov. 9, 2016, 10:54am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer has filed a class action lawsuit over allegations a corporation makes false claims regarding its sales training course and job guarantees.

Man files class action against Comenity over allegations it keeps calling to reach another person

Jenie Mallari-Torres Nov. 9, 2016, 10:35am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California man alleges an Ohio corporation continues to call him in an attempt to collect a debt from an unknown individual.

HSBC Bank USA accused of deceptive advertising regarding mortgages in class action

Wadi Reformado Nov. 8, 2016, 7:35am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California man alleges his mortgage company charged higher mortgage payments without authorization.

Serviz Inc. accused of making unsolicited phone calls

Wadi Reformado Nov. 8, 2016, 7:34am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California individual has filed a class action lawsuit against a HVAC products and services marketer and distributor over allegedly unsolicited phone calls.

Dallas asbestos firm argues it hasn’t failed to obey federal judge’s orders

Jessica Karmasek Nov. 4, 2016, 10:04am

Judge Consuelo B. Marshall for the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California issued a one-page order last week, asking Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett PC to show cause why its case against John Crane Inc. over the company’s allegations of racketeering shouldn’t be dismissed for failure to prosecute.

Medical services company alleges Buena Park conspired to monopolize ambulance service in the city

Wadi Reformado Nov. 4, 2016, 8:57am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A California corporation is suing the City of Buena Park and CARE Ambulance Service, Inc., California business, citing alleged unfair competition and violation of federal law.

Stockholder accuses National Beverage Corp. of providing misleading financial information

Wadi Reformado Nov. 4, 2016, 8:55am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A stockholder has filed a class action lawsuit against National Beverage Corp., Nick A. Caporella, Gregory P. Cook, and George R. Bracken and its board, citing alleged violation of federal law.

Lawsuit claims Johnson & Johnson's tooth whitener product doesn't work

Wadi Reformado Nov. 4, 2016, 8:49am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — Consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, McNeil-PPC, Inc., Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc., and Ranir LLC, New Jersey corporation, citing alleged negligent misrepresentation.