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Feds seek to recover cleanup costs from Ohio chemical company

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 16, 2017

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 16, 2017

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 16, 2017

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

CFPB seeks order for Nexus to comply with civil investigative demand

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 10, 2017

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Two Virginia companies are alleged to have failed to comply with a federal bureau's request for information.

Individuals challenging California highway project over allegations of harm to redwood trees

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 10, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Individuals allege that a proposed highway project in California is threatening old-growth redwood trees.

Alcohol retailers challenge Arkansas' permits that allow wine to be sold in grocery stores

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 9, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – Controlled beverages retailers in Arkansas are challenging permits that allow grocery stores in the state to sell an expanded selection of wine.

Crane Fortune Inc. challenges disqualification of participating in SNAP

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 9, 2017

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – A Houston vendor alleges it was wrongfully disqualified from participating in the food stamp program.

Three Californians allege home energy company violated TCPA

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 7, 2017

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) — Three California consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against a home energy company, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Total Outdoor, others alleged to have violated Detroit's sign ordinance

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 1, 2017

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – Several entities and individuals have filed a lawsuit over alleged racketeering activity regarding Detroit's sign ordinance.

Target Up & Up product causes allergic reactions, class action claims

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A consumer has filed a class action against Target after a makeup remover product allegedly caused an allergic reaction.

Lyft drivers sees damages over allegations employment was misclassified

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 1, 2017

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Lyft drivers are alleging that they were misclassified as independent contractors and that Lyft unlawfully placed the cost of doing business to its drivers.

Consumer claims Banana Boat Kids sunscreen has SPF of 24, not 100 as advertised

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A consumer has filed a class-action suit over claims that a brand of children's sunscreen does not offer the coverage it advertises.

Cascade Collections alleged to have violated collection laws with letter

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 1, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges a debt collection letter she received is unlawful.

Lawsuit: Burger King receipts violate FACTA, print unlawful amount of card numbers

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 31, 2017

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Florida man alleges fast food chain Burger King printed more than five digits of debit and/or credit card numbers on customers' receipts.

Consumer claims Best Buy's Geek Squad plans are full warranties

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 31, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Florida consumer alleges that Best Buy's Geek Squad Protection Plans are full warranties under federal law and that the business does not honor the plans as full warranties.

Napoli Shkolnik hasn't paid $351K bill, lawsuit alleges

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 31, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A Texas-based litigation support services provider alleges that a law firm failed to pay for its services.

Diet Coke ads deceive consumers, class action claims

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 27, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Coca-Cola, alleging that Diet Coke is misleadingly marketed as a weight-loss beverage.

Rhode Island sues companies involved in 2003 oil spill

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 27, 2017

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — The state of Rhode Island and its Department of Environmental Management are suing a vessel owner and its operators over environmental damage stemming from an oil spill.

Jeunesse accused of orchestrating pyramid scheme

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 24, 2017

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A class action lawsuit has been filed against a Florida skin care company and its officers, alleging civil conspiracy, fraud, deceit, false advertising, negligent misrepresentation, unjust enrichment, and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO).

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 20, 2017

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.

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