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Banks say Burger King fudged Central American expansion prospects to get loans

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2017, 9:24am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — A group of banks from Central America and the Caribbean is suing Burger King Corporation, based in Florida, alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation regarding loans.

First-of-its-kind trial goes plaintiff's way; Winn-Dixie ordered to update website for the blind

John O'Brien Jun. 14, 2017, 1:45pm

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) - In what is believed to be the first lawsuit of its kind to go to trial, a Florida federal judge has ruled for a blind man who has filed nearly 70 lawsuits alleging that various companies’ websites violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Three customers allege Venezuelan airline broke law

Mike Torres Jun. 13, 2017, 11:37am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — Three Florida customers have filed a class action lawsuit against Santa Barbara Airlines CA, doing business as SBA Airlines, a Venezuelan company, alleging breach of contract.

Federal court grants motion to dismiss to Bed Bath & Beyond in lawsuit over cotton sheets

Laura Halleman Jun. 8, 2017, 1:16pm

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Bed Bath & Beyond has been granted a motion to dismiss in a class action lawsuit brought by a woman who alleges the company sold Egyptian cotton sheets that were only 10 percent cotton, rather than the 100 percent stated on the label.

Skin care product the subject of class action lawsuit

Wadi Reformado Jun. 6, 2017, 9:28am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — A Florida woman has filed a class action lawsuit against a beauty care products business, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

Judge permits text lawsuit to proceed under Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Corinne Lincoln-Pinheiro May 9, 2017, 9:11am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A plaintiff's lawsuit seeking damages for an alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) not only has a legitimate claim, but it may proceed as a class action, a judge ruled on March 22.

Tabatchnick sued over all-natural claims on label

Mike Torres May 5, 2017, 9:22am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — A New Jersey consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a food business, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

Lawsuit accuses MDLive of sending user info to third parties

Wadi Reformado May 3, 2017, 10:07am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — A Utah consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a health information service, alleging breach of contract.

Cheesecake Factory moves for dismissal in lawsuit over receipts

John Sammon May 1, 2017, 9:06am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for the restaurant chain Cheesecake Factory Inc. have moved to dismiss a complaint filed by a chiropractor in Florida who maintains a Cheesecake Factory outlet in the state issued him a receipt that put him and thousands of other consumers at risk of identity theft.

Chiropractor, once convicted of fraud, targets Cheesecake Factory with his latest class action

John O'Brien and Chandra Lye Mar. 6, 2017, 8:31am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) –  A well-known restaurant chain has been accused of putting customers' private information at risk by a chiropractor who once pleaded guilty to defrauding the government and has recently used a Florida federal court to file several class action lawsuits over receipts and faxes.

Women say certain L’Oreal, Matrix Essentials products don't contain keratin as advertised

Michael Abella Feb. 21, 2017, 5:08pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — Two consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against L’Oreal USA, Inc. and Matrix Essentials, LLC, citing alleged false, deceptive and misleading advertising.

Tinder 'likes' class action reinstated by 11th Circuit

Dawn Geske Feb. 8, 2017, 8:43am

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – A Florida man's second lawsuit over the additional charges he incurred to have more “likes” for use on the dating app Tinder was recently reinstated by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Syfrett Feed didn't properly label medicated animal feed, claim says

Mark Iandolo Feb. 7, 2017, 8:50am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — A complaint has been filed against Syfrett Feed Company Inc. (Syfrett Feed) of Okeechobee, Florida; Charles B. Syfrett I, owner and president; Melissa S. Montes De Oca, vice president; and Charles B. Syfrett II, operations manager, citing adulteration and misbranding of medicated animal feed, violating of the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA).

Class action: PetSmart charges illegal tax on prescription food

Louie Torres Jan. 26, 2017, 9:01am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — A Florida consumer is suing a pet food company, alleging violation of state law.

Several individuals allege they invested in Vermont ski resort Ponzi scheme

Wadi Reformado Nov. 29, 2016, 9:40am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Several individuals allege a Florida investment company misled them into investing in a Ponzi scheme.

Microsoft confident in Windows 10 update lawsuit

Christopher Mobley Nov. 25, 2016, 11:33am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) -- Three Florida residents are suing Microsoft, alleging the software corporation did not inform them of the true nature of a software update, resulting in damages.

Florida residents file suit over Microsoft's Windows 10 upgrade

Louie Torres Nov. 17, 2016, 8:11am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Three Florida residents have filed a suit against a software corporation alleging they were not informed of the true nature of a software update.

Tow Busters policyholders allege they should be credited for unexpired terms

Louie Torres Nov. 9, 2016, 10:51am

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Legal Newsline) – Motorists have filed a class action lawsuit against insurers, alleging they are unjustly enriched by users of the Tow Busters policies.

Publix named in class action suit for allegedly selling grated cheese with fillers

Jenie Mallari-Torres Nov. 3, 2016, 3:26pm

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — Consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against Publix Super Markets Inc., citing alleged breach of implied warranty and breach of warranty.

Man alleges Modlin & Associates, attorney mailed misleading collection letter

Louie Torres Nov. 2, 2016, 11:09am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a debt collector and attorney over claims that it sent a demand letter to him containing false misrepresentations of an alleged debt.