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Attorney maintains Minnesota's unclaimed funds process unconstitutional despite court's ruling

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit over the fate of $750 million in unclaimed cash and other assets signified as abandoned was recently nixed by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

Nestle/Gerber refute allegations despite run of lawsuits over Good Start allergy claims

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Nestle currently finds itself in some hot water over its Gerber Good Start baby food, as a class action lawsuit has been filed accusing the food company of negligent misrepresentation. Nestle, however, claims it has done nothing wrong and plans to vigorously defend itself against the allegations.

Tom's of Maine/Colgate-Palmolive faces legal trouble for all-natural product claims

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Tom's of Maine - an all-natural-ingredients subsidiary of Colgate-Palmolive that focuses on personal care products such as deodorants, toothpastes and soaps - says it plans to defend itself against a class action lawsuit that claims its products aren't all natural.

Supreme Court ruling a win for defendants in Title VII cases

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court voted unanimously, 8-0, to allow employers to recover attorneys' fees as defendants in Title VII cases.

Attorney: Arbitration proposal fight likely not over after comments period

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed a set of rules prohibiting arbitration clauses that prevent class action lawsuits on behalf of consumers -- a contentious proposal that has parties on both sides speaking out.