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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.

Consumer alleges Yummi Bears vitamins are falsely labeled as 'Made in USA'

Louie Torres Nov. 15, 2016, 10:13am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois man alleges a Santa Ana, California, company uses misleading and inaccurate labels on its vitamins.

CitiMortgage, Safeguard Properties accused of charging for unnecessary inspections

Legal News Line Nov. 15, 2016, 10:12am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois homeowner has filed a class action lawsuit against a mortgage service provider and its vendor over allegations he was subjected to unreasonable and unnecessary property inspections.

Pension funds allege Stericycle's fraudulent practices harmed them

Legal News Line Nov. 15, 2016, 10:09am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Two pension funds allege they suffered damages because of a company's fraudulent practices.

Horse owners allege animals died because of ADM's contaminated feed

Louie Torres Nov. 15, 2016, 10:07am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An animal feed manufacturer is accused of manufacturing a horse feed containing an ingredient that is poisonous to the animals.

Man alleges Subway sent T-Mobile customers unsolicited text advertisements

Robert Creenan Nov. 8, 2016, 7:51am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois consumer alleges fast food sandwich chain sent him unsolicited text messages.

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.

Illinois law firm alleges Hotwire sent out junk faxes for advertising

Robert Creenan Nov. 1, 2016, 9:27am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Flossmoor, Illinois, law firm alleges a San Francisco-based discount travel site sent out junk faxes advertising its services.

6 former students accuse DeVry University of fraud

Michael Abella Oct. 28, 2016, 1:20pm

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline)  — Six former students are suing DeVry education institutions, alleging misleading advertising and marketing practices.

Indiana wine retailer, consumers accuse Illinois officials of discrimination

Wadi Reformado Oct. 3, 2016, 9:15am

An Indiana wine dealer and two consumers are suing Illinois government officials, alleging discrimination on what wines can be sold to Illinois consumers.

Employees allege Northlake company failed to pay bonuses

Michael Abella Oct. 3, 2016, 9:11am

Four employees are suing a Northlake company, alleging breach of contract in loss of bonus payments. 

American Airlines hit with class action over rebooking

Louie Torres Sep. 30, 2016, 1:14pm

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — A Chicago man is suing American Airlines, alleging breach of contract by forcing him to rebook a flight.

United Airlines pilot alleges he was not credited sick benefits while serving in reserves

Andrew Burger Sep. 16, 2016, 11:58am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A United Airlines pilot and former U.S. Air Force (USAF) lieutenant colonel and pilot is bringing suit against the airline for allegedly not crediting him sick benefits accrued over a four-month period during which the U.S. Air Force Reserve assigned him to serve at an Air Force base in southwest Asia.

Settlement in TCPA class action over cruise line robocalls could reach record $76 million

Jessica Karmasek Sep. 15, 2016, 3:29pm

The plaintiffs allege the defendants, including Caribbean Cruise Line, illegally contacted class members and that their offer of a “free” cruise package in exchange for taking a political survey was a “scam.” The parties reportedly came to a settlement agreement last week.