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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Queens property owners allege MTA released hazardous materials

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — Queens property owners have filed a class action lawsuit against New York's MTA, alleging negligence caused hazardous materials to be spilled on the plaintiffs' property..

New York state, commissioner allege company is polluting environment

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — New York state and the state's environmental commissioner are suing New York companies, alleging violation of federal law.