BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge in New York has come to several conclusions on issues involving a class action suit against the Newman’s Own company alleging deception over its “all natural” pasta sauce labels.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – The Missouri Supreme Court on May 16 lowered the amount awarded by a lower court in a wrongful discharge claim of a former employee of the Kansas City School District.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California federal judge has dismissed a class action lawsuit against the maker of an alcohol monitoring system, though the plaintiffs in the case will be allowed to amend and re-enter the complaint.
An appeals court judge for the 7th District of Texas this month denied a motion to rehear a case filed by Texas Tech University professor and associate dean James Wetherbe, who claimed he was the subject of defamatory statements that derailed a promotion.
MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision limiting a consumer’s ability to sue a company’s mishandling of personal information is protecting companies like Time Warner from class action lawsuits.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The attorney who represents the Beanfield Snack Corp. says a recent class-action lawsuit filed against it claiming false advertising is without merit and an attempt to pressure the company into an out-of-court settlement.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – A Rhode Island city’s decision to file a class action lawsuit against several pharmaceutical manufacturers over allegations that they conspired to fix the prices of certain generic drugs is unusual, legal experts say.