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Consumers claims Atkins Nutritionals misrepresents net carbs on products

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 20, 2017, 8:51am

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a low-carbohydrate lifestyle company falsely advertises the amount of carbs in its products.

Chemtall Inc. seeks trial over patent dispute with BASF SE

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 20, 2017, 8:50am

SAVANNAH, Ga. (Legal Newsline) – A Georgia company alleges that a competitor is damaging its business with a civil lawsuit filed in Texas.

Nonprofits allege Florida county's law banning pit bulls is unconstitutional

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 20, 2017, 8:49am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Two nonprofits are challenging a Florida county's ban that outlaws pit bulls or those who exhibit the physical characteristics of the dogs.

Elite Home Energy alleged to have recorded calls without consumers' consent

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 20, 2017, 8:48am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California individual has filed a class action lawsuit against a company over allegations that it invaded consumers' privacy with calls.

Employee alleges Haldez Brake Products Corp. terminated job because of consumer report

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 20, 2017, 8:47am

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – A Kansas City man alleges his employer terminated him because of information in his consumer report but failed to provide him with a copy of the report.

New rules regarding contraception coverage are unconstitutional, Medical Students for Choice claims

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 20, 2017, 8:46am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A group and individuals are challenging the federal government's new rules regarding contraception coverage on the grounds the rules are constitutional.

FTC has claims against D-Link dismissed, given chance to amend

John Revak Oct. 19, 2017, 12:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – New developments in a legal dispute between the Federal Trade Commission and the company D-Link Systems has the data security community intrigued.

Ohio Supreme Court rules Columbia Gas of Ohio was right to cut off gas to homes where 'stray' gas a hazard

Dee Thompson Oct. 19, 2017, 11:54am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – The Ohio Supreme Court has affirmed orders issued by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) deciding that Columbia Gas of Ohio was right to discontinue service to customers after stray gas was found near their properties.

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings alleged to have charged excessive rates

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 19, 2017, 11:50am

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Several consumers allege that a laboratory testing service company charges fees that are in excess of fair market prices.

Law Offices of Timothy Carl Blake seeks damages over fax that allegedly did not contain opt-out notice

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 19, 2017, 11:49am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Miami law firm alleges that a copy machine business sent it an unsolicited fax.

Consumer claims Ghirardelli packages contain one less chocolate than advertised

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 19, 2017, 11:49am

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A San Diego consumer alleges a chocolate manufacturer underfills its packages.

Alaska Supreme Court affirms ruling in car accident case involving Peter Pan Seafood

Elizabeth Alt Oct. 18, 2017, 1:27pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – The Alaska Supreme Court has affirmed a ruling after a plaintiff claimed she beat the offer of judgment by the defendant sea food company and alleged that the Superior Court wrongly excluded costs for her award.

Ruling: Dog wasn't training to be service animal when Calif. restaurant denied entry

Russell Boniface Oct. 18, 2017, 1:22pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeals affirmed a summary judgment on Sept. 12 in favor of the owner of two seafood markets in a lawsuit that alleged it denied service to a handicapped man whose service dog was not fully trained.

Ultherapy procedure has not received premarket FDA approval, consumers claim

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 18, 2017, 9:38am

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against the manufacturers and sellers of a nonsurgical cosmetic procedure over allegations that it is deceptively advertised as being Food and Drug Administration approved.

Sierra Club claims New York facilities are violating Clean Water Act

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 18, 2017, 9:37am

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Nonprofit environmental organization Sierra Club alleges four facilities in New York are unlawfully discharging polluted stormwater.

Consumer claims Starburst Gummies candy has more calories than advertised

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 18, 2017, 9:37am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims that type of Starburst candies are sold with false calorie information.