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Sherwin-Williams sued in California for compounds in solvents and paint thinners

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 28, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — An environmental group is suing Sherwin-Williams Company, claiming it failed to protect Californians from health and safety hazards associated with paint thinners.

Companies allege KidKraft has monopoly power in wooden play kitchen market

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 20, 2019

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A reseller and manufacturer of wooden play kitchens allege another toy manufacturer's monopoly power in the market allows it exclude competition and raise prices.

CVS Health brand glucosamine products do not work as advertised, consumer alleges

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 19, 2019

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A San Diego consumer alleges a pharmacy chain's brand of joint health supplements do not provide the advertised benefits.

Man alleges Target's graham crackers are falsely represented because graham flour not predominant ingredient

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 18, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges Target's private label brand of graham crackers is falsely marketed as graham crackers.

Parents allege Owlet Smart Socks issue false alarms or do not detect abnormal oxygen levels

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 13, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Two California mothers allege a baby monitor either recorded false alarms or failed to alert them of their baby's low oxygen level.

Sierra Club alleges Fish & Wildlife Service failed to timely review snake's endangered status

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit organization is seeking a court to order a federal agency to complete a status review of an endangered snake.

McDermott International stockholder files suit over merger with Chicago Bridge & Iron

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 13, 2019

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – A stockholder of McDermott International alleges it has suffered significant losses and damages because of a misleading proxy statement disseminated before a vote on a merger.

Consumers allege Bang sports energy drinks are marketed in misleading manner regarding ingredients

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 12, 2019

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers allege a brand of sports energy drinks misrepresents they contain "potent" amounts of ingredients that benefit the brain and body.

Consumer who requested sample kit alleges Brickell Brands did not tell him it would send spam texts

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 11, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A direct-to-market men's health care product seller is alleged to have contacted a consumer via text message without having his consent to do so.

Florida man alleges Fitness Time invaded his privacy with marketing texts

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 5, 2019

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Miami-Dade County, Florida resident alleges a gym operator in the state unlawfully sent him marketing-related text messages.

Mindbody stockholder files suit over merger agreement with Vista Equity Partners affiliates

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 5, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A stockholder in a technology platform for the fitness, body and wellness service industry alleges a statement prepared regarding a merger agreement omits information.

Consumers allege Digital Media Solutions sent more than 200 spam emails

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 4, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Five consumers are seeking thousands over spam emails they allege they did not consent to receive.

Suit filed against Planet Fitness over text message for free water

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 1, 2019

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Florida resident alleges a gym operator unlawfully sent him a text message with an offer for free water.

Torrent Pharma, others named in suit over allegedly contaminated medication

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 31, 2019

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A North Carolina man alleges he was injured by ingesting a prescription medication he alleges contained a carcinogen.

By The Rio, Carl's Jr. Restaurants named in suit over allegations of illegal nonsolicitation policy

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 30, 2019

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – A Colorado man and former shift leader/manager at a Carl's Jr. restaurant alleges he lost wages because of a conspiracy between Carl's Jr. and its franchisees.

Natural Resources Defense Council alleges federal agencies failed to designate habitat for endangered bumble bee

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 30, 2019

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit organization focused on protecting endangered species alleges two federal agencies have failed to designate habitat for a species of bumble bee listed as endangered in 2017.

Florida man alleges Uber text messages invaded privacy

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 28, 2019

TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Hillsborough County, Florida man alleges Uber invaded his privacy with text messages.

Closets by Design, CBD Franchising alleged to have misrepresented price discounts

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 28, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Kentucky consumer alleges a closet organization system she purchased was deceptively advertised with false discounts.

OHM Concessions Group, others allegedly violated Illinois biometric law with timekeeping system

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 28, 2019

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois woman has filed a third amended class action complaint over allegations her employer unlawfully collected her biometric information without her informed written consent.

South Coast Air Quality Management District alleges Sherwin-Williams products have excessive VOCs

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 21, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California district alleges a general building materials company based in Ohio has sold products in the state that contained volatile organic compound in excess of regulatory limits.

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