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Supreme Court: Claims from out-of-state plaintiffs shouldn't be filed in California

John O'Brien Jun. 19, 2017, 1:03pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned rulings made by three California courts that concluded they had specific jurisdiction over lawsuits brought by out-of-state residents against a company not incorporated or headquartered there.

Employee blames Family Dollar for injuries sustained during robbery

Wadi Reformado Jun. 18, 2017, 11:27am

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) — An employee is suing Family Dollar Stores, alleging liability and negligence led to her being beaten by a masked assailant.

Oregon consumer accuses drone manufacturer of false claims

Mike Torres Jun. 18, 2017, 11:25am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — An Oregon man has filed a class action lawsuit against a drone manufacturer, alleging unfair competition.

Shareholder alleges Panera Bread violated law

Louie Torres Jun. 18, 2017, 11:25am

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) — A shareholder has filed a class action lawsuit against Panera Bread and company officials, alleging violation of the 1934 Securities Exchange Act.

Advocates sue FDA over Nutrition Labeling Rule

Wadi Reformado Jun. 16, 2017, 9:32am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Two advocacy groups are suing the FDA and government officials, alleging violation of federal law.

Class action filed against Ecodesignz over hoodie

Mike Torres Jun. 16, 2017, 9:31am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A Florida consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a California clothing corporation, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

Costco sued over liver pills

Louie Torres Jun. 16, 2017, 9:30am

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — A New York consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Costco, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

Orrick firm alleges client owes $1.5 million

Mike Torres Jun. 16, 2017, 9:29am

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — A California law partnership is suing a Florida client, alleging breach of contract.

Md. lead paint lawsuit can proceed after reversal; Dissent says bar for proving causation might be lowered by decision

John Myers Jun. 15, 2017, 8:21am

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The Maryland Court of Appeals has overturned a lower court's summary judgment in a lawsuit over injuries allegedly caused by exposure to lead paint.

Arizona court rules that patient owes a duty of reasonable care to caregivers

Elizabeth Alt Jun. 15, 2017, 8:17am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that former caregiver Jeanette M. Sanders, can proceed with her lawsuit against a former client, a disabled elderly man named Francis Alger she claims caused serious injuries after he neglected her warnings and fell on her.

Ohio targets pet adoption agency that allegedly misled, defrauded clients

Mark Iandolo Jun. 15, 2017, 8:00am

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced June 2 that his office has filed a lawsuit against European Adoption Consultants and owner Margaret Cole for allegations of misleading clients and taking payment for adoption services never performed.

Consumer board encourages credit card companies to use more transparent promotions

Mark Iandolo Jun. 15, 2017, 8:00am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced June 8 that it has sent letters to top retail credit card companies encouraging them to consider using more transparent promotions.

Customers accuse Hyundai of unjust enrichment

Louie Torres Jun. 15, 2017, 7:58am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — Two consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against Hyundai, alleging breach of warranty, fraud and unjust enrichment.

Shareholder sues Neurotrope, alleges stock was artificially inflated

Louie Torres Jun. 15, 2017, 7:57am

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A shareholder has filed a class action lawsuit against a supplier of medical treatments, alleging violation of federal law.

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.

Nebraska beef group accuses state agency of violating law

Wadi Reformado Jun. 14, 2017, 9:46am

OMAHA, Neb. (Legal Newsline) — A Nebraska beef association is suing a state agency and official, alleging violation of federal law.

Detainees allege company violated civil rights

Mike Torres Jun. 14, 2017, 9:46am

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) — Two San Diego County men have filed a class action lawsuit against a Tennessee corporation, alleging negligence, unfair competition, unjust enrichment, violation of civil rights and violation of state law.

Appellate court upholds $6.8 million penalty against Overstock.com

Sara McCleary Jun. 14, 2017, 9:46am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – California’s First District Court of Appeal, Division Four has upheld a trial court’s judgment finding an online retailer had conducted false advertising and engaged in unfair business practices.

Idaho Supreme Court rules against man injured in smock accident during Mormon cleanup project

Dee Thompson Jun. 14, 2017, 9:44am

BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Idaho has affirmed a ruling for the Corporation of President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in a case of a Mormon man who sued the church over his knee injury, incurred when his smock caused him to fall down a hill during a cleanup project.

Idaho Supreme Court affirms malpractice decision, clarifies statute of limitations rule

John Revak Jun. 14, 2017, 9:40am

BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – Earlier this month, the Idaho Supreme Court affirmed a district court decision on a legal malpractice case in favor of a lawyer.