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Wal-Mart seeks to dismiss consumer's suit over claims it falsely advertised Rollback savings

By Tricia Erickson | Aug 2, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. recently filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit against it that claims the retail giant misled consumers with its Rollback promotions because it used false prices as the original prices to falsely reflect savings.

Maine Supreme Court rules hospital did not discriminate against nurse over disability

By Tricia Erickson | Aug 2, 2017

PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) – Mercy Hospital did not discriminate against a registered nurse and did not violate the Maine Human Rights Act (MHRA) when the hospital terminated the employee because she did not meet the MHRA’s standard of a “qualified individual with a disability” according to the Maine Supreme Court.

Coconut water maker stands behind 'no sugar added' label, files motion to dismiss complaint

By Tricia Erickson | May 25, 2017

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – ZICO Beverages has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit by a customer alleging the company mislabeled a coconut water drink that claimed “no added sugar.”

Retailers move for dismissal, say false thread count allegations claims don't hold up

By Tricia Erickson | May 24, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Popular retail chains sued over the thread counts of bed sheets have filed a motion to dismiss the class action lawsuit filed against them earlier this year.

Bayer moves to dismiss case alleging serving size of VitaCraves Gummies deceives consumers

By Tricia Erickson | Apr 28, 2017

OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — Bayer recently filed a motion for dismissal with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in the latest case alleging Bayer's labels are misleading and deceive consumers.

Kansas Supreme Court orders back pay to fired country appraiser

By Tricia Erickson | Mar 27, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – The Kansas Supreme Court recently issued a ruling stating that the firing of a former county appraiser was in violation of state law.

Miss. House bill moves to Senate vote; bill would require attorney general to seek approval for certain litigation

By Tricia Erickson | Feb 2, 2017

JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Mississippi’s Bill 555 passed in the Republican-led state House, requiring the attorney general, the only statewide elected Democrat, to seek approval from a commission before pursuing litigation that may recover at least $250,000 in awards.

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