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Nationwide Health Advisors alleged to have failed to honor do-not-call request

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 29, 2018

BROOKLYN, NY (Legal Newsline) – Two New York consumers allege a health insurance plan broker continued to call her for marketing purposes after she asked it to stop.

Raritan Baykeeper alleges metal scrap yard in New York is discharging polluted storm water without permit

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 28, 2018

BROOKLYN, NY (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit alleges that metal scrap yard in New York is unlawfully discharging polluted storm water that eventually dumps into the Jamaica Bay.

Consumers claim Town Sports International charged for gym memberships after receiving cancellation requests

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 18, 2018

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Former members of a gym allege the owners engaged in the fraudulent practice of charging membership fees after they gave notice of cancellation.

Consumer claims Enzymatic Therapy products cannot detoxify, cleanse liver

By Louie Torres | Feb 12, 2018

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims two products advertised to remove toxins and cleanse the liver are falsely advertised.

The Apple & Eve juices' labels are misleading, consumers claim

By Louie Torres | Feb 5, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers claim a brand of juice's labeling deceives consumers into thinking they are purchasing a healthier product.

Consumer claims Scarpetta sauces are not preservative free as advertised

By Louie Torres | Feb 2, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer claims a brand of sauces is falsely advertised as containing no preservatives.

Class actions over Gerber Good Start baby formula roll on

By Karen Kidd | Jan 23, 2018

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A hearing is scheduled later this winter in two class action lawsuits that each claim Gerber Good Start baby formula makes health claims unsupported by science.

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.

Welch Foods wins motion to move deceptive marketing case to New York

By Kacie Whaley | Oct 31, 2017

CAMDEN, N.J. (Legal Newsline) -- Welch Foods Inc. has been given permission by a New Jersey federal court to move a case involving alleged deceptive marketing to New York, where a similar lawsuit had been filed against the corporation.

Juice Organics products do not repair hair, lawsuit claims

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 14, 2017

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

American Sugar Refining Inc. alleged to have failed to disclose nonnatural ingredient in organic agave nectar

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 14, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims that an agave nectar labeled as organic contains nonnatural, nonorganic ingredients.

Hanesbrands seeks dismissal of fraud suit over L'eggs 'run resistant' hosiery

By Glenn Minnis | Aug 30, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Hanesbrands Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss an amended class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District Court of New York regarding a brand of hosiery.

Man alleges Barclays Center denied employment because of misdemeanor in background check, files class action

By Wadi Reformado | Aug 2, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York man alleges he was unlawfully denied employment because of the results of a background screening.

Gold Peak Tea 'no preservatives' advertising is deceptive, New York consumer claims

By Louie Torres | Jul 26, 2017

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York man alleges that a tea beverage manufactured by Coca-Cola is falsely advertised as having no preservatives.

Woman accuses Uber of phone harassment; Texts were without her consent, she claims

By Mike Torres | Jul 24, 2017

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — A New York woman has filed a class action lawsuit against Uber, alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Now Health Group sued over liver detoxifier

By Mike Torres | Jul 24, 2017

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — A Brooklyn consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a health products company, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

U-Haul named in class action

By Louie Torres | Jul 20, 2017

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — A New York customer has filed a class action lawsuit against U-Haul, alleging breach of contract, negligent misrepresentation and unfair competition.

Dunkin' Donuts customer sues chain over steak in sandwiches

By Louie Torres | Jul 12, 2017

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — A New York customer has filed a class action lawsuit against Dunkin' Donuts, alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

Costco sued over liver pills

By Louie Torres | Jun 16, 2017

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — A New York consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Costco, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

Judge denies injunctive relief for plaintiff in Newman's Own pasta sauce case

By Mike Helenthal | Jun 6, 2017

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.