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Sig Sauer alleged to have designed pistol without disconnector safety feature

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers claim they would not have purchased a particular model of pistol or paid less for it had the alleged defective nature of the firearm been disclosed to them.

Doctors, facility allege Kentucky's abortion law is unconstitutional

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – A health care facility and two obstetrician-gynecologists are challenging the Commonwealth of Kentucky's latest ban on abortion.

FTC, Uber reach expanded settlement agreement

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced April 12 that Uber Technologies Inc. will expand the proposed settlement it reached with the commission in 2017.

FTC settles with 3 marketers who allegedly sold phony debt relief services

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced April 12 that three marketers have been banned from selling debt relief, credit repair and financial products and services after allegedly selling phony debt relief services.

Puget Soundkeeper Alliance alleges Total Terminals International failed to monitor stormwater discharges

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit corporation involved in the protection of the waters of Puget Sound in Washington alleges a company has violated the Clean Water Act.

Small Planet Foods, General Mills alleged to falsely advertise origin of Cascadian Farm products

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims that a brand of frozen fruits and vegetables falsely advertises that the produce is grown in a specific region in Washington state.

Customer files suit against Delta Airlines over security breach

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A former customer of Delta Airlines has filed a class action suit over a data breach the airline announced this month.

Dent-A-Med alleged to have harassed consumer with collection calls

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles County man alleges a debt collector has harassed him with calls.

Group challenges U.S. Forest Service's decision to permit cattle in Arizona forest

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit organization is challenging a federal agency's authorization to permit cattle to graze in a ponderosa pine forest.

California city seeks more than $1 million from site's owners over alleged contamination

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California city alleges an abandoned property is contaminating soil and groundwater and is seeking damages from the property's current and former owners.

Individuals claim program offered by Walmart to suspected shoplifters is 'extortion scheme'

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Three individuals have filed a suit against Walmart and several others over allegations they participate in a "long-running, highly profitable extortion scheme."

New Orleans towing company allegedly breached pregnancy discrimination settlement

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit April 12 against TRU Towing Auto, a New Orleans towing business, for allegedly breaching a pregnancy discrimination settlement.

EEOC: Las Vegas printing company allowed harassment of female employee, to pay $242,799

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 12 that Candid Litho Printing LTD will pay $242,799 after allegations of sex discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation.

EEOC: Louisville printing company to pay $625,000 after allegedly not hiring female workers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 16 that DDZ Inc., which does business as DDZ CA Inc. and was previously known as Zoo Printing Inc., will pay $625,400 after allegations of sex discrimination.

Consumer claims Brew Dr. Kombucha does not contain 'billions of probiotic bacteria' as advertised

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois man alleges that a brand of kombucha falsely advertises that the drinks contain more probiotic bacteria than they actually contain.

Krispy Creme alleged to falsely represent that doughnuts contain blueberries, maple syrup

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges a doughnut chain misrepresented the ingredients in its products.