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Tuna fish eaters claim Starkist underfills cans

PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – An Oregon consumer and a California consumer allege that a brand of canned tuna contains less that what is listed on the label.

Animation Sharks alleged to have sent fax advertisement to individual without authorization

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois individual claims that a Los Angeles company unlawfully sent her a fax advertisement.

Government alleges Custompax Inc. failed to conduct appropriate tests on supplements

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A dietary supplement manufacturer and distributor in Fremont, California, is alleged to have introduced adulterated products into commerce.

Tennesseans for Sensible Election Laws challenges state code regulating contributions

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit group in Tennessee is seeking to declare that a state code regarding campaign donations is unconstitutional.

Suit filed against YummyEarth over listing of evaporated cane juice on product labels

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges the labeling on YumEarth Organics Vitamin C pops is deceptive because it lists evaporated cane juice instead of sugar.

Consumer alleges reference price used at Fossil Outlet stores is false

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A San Diego man alleges an outlet store uses a fraudulent business practice known as false reference pricing to make it seem that consumers are getting a discount.

Consumers claim streaming service for Mayweather, McGregor fight was defective

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Consumers allege they paid nearly $100 to stream the Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor boxing match and that the streaming service was defective.

Ohio doctor alleged to have falsified Medicaid reports

AKRON, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – A Canton, Ohio, doctor specializing in internal medicine is alleged to have sent fraudulent claims to the state's Medicaid program.

Class action suit filed against Apple over Powerbeats headphones

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Consumers allege that Apple has "defrauded the public" with the sale of its Powerbeats headphones, which they allege contain a defect that affects battery life.

Certain GM vehicles alleged to have defect in air conditioning system that causes failure

ABILENE, Texas (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers allege that they have paid out-of-pocket expenses to repair a defective air conditioning system in their GM vehicles.

Former University of Chicago employee alleges she was fired in retaliation, files False Claims Act lawsuit

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A woman alleges a Chicago university terminated her from her position as an executive administrator after more than 30 years of employment because her objection to participate in an alleged scheme.

Woman alleges Rite Aid's after sun gel does not contain aloe as listed on label

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles woman alleges that an aloe vera product she purchased at a pharmacy chain does not contain aloe vera.

Consumers claim T.J. Maxx's Compare At prices are 'fictitious' and 'inflated'

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Two New Jersey consumers allege that T.J. Maxx stores misrepresents the amount of the price reduction of items.

Consumer accuses food business of false advertising

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) — A California man has filed a class action lawsuit against a food business, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

LensCrafters Accufit measuring system the subject of new lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims LensCrafters' Accufit measuring system "does not deliver what it promises."

Juice Organics products do not repair hair, lawsuit claims

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The makers of a hair care line are alleged to have falsely represented that the products can repair damaged hair.

Nonprofit claims environmental study wasn't done for D.C.-area Purple Line Project

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit organization is seeking to halt the construction of a rail transit project until an environmental study has been completed.

Bug Runner Exterminating Co. alleged to have failed to pay overtime wages

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Three former employees of a Spring Valley, New York, company allege they are owed unpaid overtime wages.

Lawsuit: FGF Brands' naan is not baked in tandoor oven as advertised

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims she was "duped" into buying a particular brand of naan bread because of its false representations that it was baked in a tandoor oven.

Restaurant sued for advertising specials via text message

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York restaurant and bar is alleged to have sent unwanted texts advertising specials.