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Judge dismisses part of class action over Len & Larry’s Complete Cookies

Pam Wright Nov. 18, 2017, 10:01am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Illinois federal judge has granted in part and denied in part a motion to dismiss a national and multi-state class action lawsuit brought against Len & Larry’s Inc. that alleged false and deceptive marketing of their The Complete Cookie protein and health food products, but has affirmed the plaintiffs can sue in their respective states.

Truffle oil class action in private mediation

Karen Kidd Nov. 18, 2017, 10:00am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A class action filed last spring against truffles oil manufacturer Sabatino Truffles New York claiming the company's oil was infused with perfume and not truffles is now is in private mediation, according to a recent court order.

Virginia companies' lawsuit accuses CFPB of regulatory overreach

Michael Carroll Nov. 17, 2017, 2:26pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Two Virginia companies are suing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau over its investigatory practices, alleging that the federal agency exceeded its authority and engaged in bullying tactics.

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc. alleged to have sent unwanted text advertisements

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 16, 2017, 2:09pm

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Louisiana citizen has filed a class action lawsuit against a fast food restaurant over allegations it and another business sent text messages to consumers without consent.

Facebook sues IRS for allegedly denying access to independent administrative forum

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 16, 2017, 2:09pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Social media giant Facebook Inc. has filed a suit against Internal Revenue Service regarding its taxes.

Thread count on bedding purchased at Macy's was less than advertised, consumers claim

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 16, 2017, 2:08pm

CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers allege that the thread count of the bedding they purchased from Macy's was less than what was advertised.

Illinois Condo owners allege they were charged excessive fees for disclosure documents

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 16, 2017, 2:08pm

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Condominium owners in Illinois allege they were unlawfully charged hundreds in fees for paper work they needed to sell their condos.

Condo owners in Illinois claim they were charged excessive fees for documents

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 16, 2017, 1:39pm

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Condominium owners have filed a class action lawsuit over allegations that they were charged unlawful and excessive fees for the documents needed to close on the sales of their condos by a property management company.

Class action filed against WPA Intelligence over calls

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 16, 2017, 1:38pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A Wheeling, West Virginia, woman alleges a business headquartered in Washington, D.C., caused her injuries with "obnoxious" and "annoying" phone calls.

Microsoft, Princeton University challenging DACA decision

Jenie Mallari-Torres Nov. 16, 2017, 1:33pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Microsoft and Princeton University are among those challenging the federal government's rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, arguing that they have invested significant resources in the individuals known as Dreamers.

Feds seek to recover cleanup costs from Ohio chemical company

Jenie Mallari-Torres Nov. 16, 2017, 1:33pm

AKRON, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – The federal government is seeking to recover costs associated with environmental cleanup at a facility in Dover, Ohio.

McDonald's sued over chicken fillet; Plaintiff says they are not 100% breast meat

Jenie Mallari-Torres Nov. 16, 2017, 1:32pm

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer claims that he paid a premium price for a chicken product at McDonald's that is misrepresented as being 100 percent chicken breast.

Consumers claim they were victims of October Pizza Hut website breach

Jenie Mallari-Torres Nov. 16, 2017, 1:11pm

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – Two Washington consumers allege they were victims of a data breach after using a pizza chain's website.

California couple accuses Sirius XM Radio of violating phone privacy law

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 15, 2017, 3:23pm

SAN DIEGO — A California couple has filed a class action lawsuit against Sirius radio, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Purdue Pharma, others seek dismissal of man's opioid marketing suit, alleges claims are 'defective'

Pam Wright Nov. 15, 2017, 8:57am

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – A group of pharmaceutical manufacturers and sellers has moved to dismiss a class action suit filed by a consumer who alleges prescription opioids were fraudulently marketed.

N.J. court reopens discovery in accident case allegedly caused by defective motorcyle

Pam Wright Nov. 15, 2017, 8:48am

NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey Superior Court in Essex County has reopened discovery in the case of a man who alleges he was injured by a defective motorcycle he rented and that evidence had been lost.