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Class action alleges Walgreen inflates generic drug prices

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 2:01pm

Consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against Walgreen Co. and Walgreens Boot Alliance Inc. pharmacy, citing alleged fraud, negligent misrepresentation and unfair competition over inflated prescription drug costs.

Lawyer on Blistex suit: Consumers can't use about 25 percent of product because of tube design

Chandra Lye Apr. 6, 2017, 12:11pm

A California woman recently filed a lawsuit against Blistex alleging the lip care products manufacturer shortchanges customers.

Home Depot accused of shortchanging customers on wood sizes

Wadi Reformado Mar. 29, 2017, 9:16am

An Illinois resident has filed a class action lawsuit against the Home Depot Inc. for allegedly selling lumber with false dimensions.

Woman sues Blistex, alleges defective tube design

Louie Torres Mar. 29, 2017, 8:46am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — A California woman is suing Blistex Inc. over allegations that the company's lip ointment containers render nearly a quarter of the ointment inaccessible to consumers. 

Class action filed against Lenny & Larry's cookies

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 16, 2017, 8:46am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — Two consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against a food manufacturer, alleging breach of implied warranty, fraud, product liability and unjust enrichment.

Drug company alleges Hewlett Packard violated phone harassment laws

Louie Torres Mar. 3, 2017, 8:36am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — A drug company has filed a class action lawsuit against Hewlett Packard, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

GrubHub accused of harassing texts

Wadi Reformado Mar. 1, 2017, 8:45am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — A Colorado man has filed a class action lawsuit against GrubHub, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Class action against Vitamin Shoppe filed over St. John's Wort

Louie Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 8:20am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — An Illinois consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a vitamin business, alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

Class action filed by Xbox Live Gold user

Louie Torres Feb. 15, 2017, 9:24am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Microsoft Corp., citing alleged fraud and violation of state and federal law.

Illinois consumer accuses Family Dollar of false advertising

Wadi Reformado Jan. 26, 2017, 8:24am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — An Illinois woman is suing Family Dollar, alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

Dollar General among those facing lawsuits over aloe gel

Noell Wolfgram Evans Jan. 17, 2017, 12:07pm

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The Dollar General Corp. is fighting a lawsuit filed on Dec. 13 that alleges its aloe gel is not what it claims to be. In fact, the suit alleges that the product in question is essentially “worthless.”

Consumers claim Dollar General aloe product's ingredients are falsely advertised

Wadi Reformado Dec. 20, 2016, 9:34am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against a retailer over claims its aloe products do not contain "true" aloe vera.

GNC accused of falsely advertising L-Glutamine supplements

Wadi Reformado Dec. 6, 2016, 9:26am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a supplement maker alleging a specific type of supplement is falsely advertised.

Lifestation Inc. accused of making unsolicited calls to sell medical alert systems

Wadi Reformado Nov. 29, 2016, 9:20am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Union, New Jersey, business is facing a class action lawsuit from an Illinois man over allegations it made unsolicited calls to his cellphone.

Puerto Rico company accuses Illinois health care businesses of antitrust violation

Wadi Reformado Nov. 22, 2016, 11:15pm

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — A Puerto Rico corporation is suing Illinois health care businesses, alleging antitrust violations.

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.

Stockholders accuse Allstate of violating federal law

Wadi Reformado Nov. 17, 2016, 8:25am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — Stockholders from a Michigan city are suing Allstate and its officers, alleging violation of federal law.

TCPA plaintiff consented to contact, court finds in denying class certification

Robert Lawson Nov. 16, 2016, 3:24pm

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) —  The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has denied a motion to certify Levins v. Santander Consumer USA Inc. as a class action.

Consumer alleges Samsung's QWERTY TV remotes use defective battery supply

Michael Abella Nov. 16, 2016, 10:12am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against an electronics manufacturer over allegations a television remote control is defective.

Consumer accuses Probalance of false advertising

Wadi Reformado Nov. 16, 2016, 9:24am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — An Illinois man is suing a Florida health and fitness business, alleging breach of implied warranty and negligent misrepresentation.