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Users allege Samsung falsely inflated screen pixel count of Galaxy devices

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 7, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Samsung Electronics America Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. LTD over allegations they falsely inflate the screen pixel count and resolution on several of their devices.

Doctor alleges Montefiore Health System retaliated against him over fraud complaints

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 19, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A doctor alleges he was compelled to resign his position because of retaliation over his complaints of alleged fraud and patient harm and abuse.

Nuts 'N More White Chocolate Peanut Spread has no white chocolate, alleges New York consumer

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York citizen alleges a nut spread is advertised in a way that it misleads consumers into thinking it contains white chocolate.

Consumers allege Canary Connect breached implied contract with paywall

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Consumers are seeking damages from a New York company after it put features of its home security systems behind a paywall.

Spear Pharmaceuticals alleges Mylan Pharmaceuticals failed to comply with purchase agreement

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Florida corporation and a New Jersey corporation allege a West Virginia corporation failed to comply with a $27.1 million asset purchase agreement.

Virgil's Soda alleged to have falsely advertised drinks as having no preservatives

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 28, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York woman alleges a brand of soda falsely advertises that the drinks are made without preservatives.

Consumer alleges Roland canned octopus is actually squid

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 19, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges a food manufacturer and packer are selling canned squid that they represent is octopus.

Pharmaceutical company SpecGx alleges New York's Opioid Stewardship Act is unconstitutional

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Missouri pharmaceutical company has filed suit in a New York federal court over allegations the state's Opioid Stewardship Act (OSA) is unconstitutional.

Former employees of Dunkin' Donuts locations allege agreements caused reduced salaries

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 5, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Former employees of New York Dunkin' Donuts franchises allege they were damaged by reduced wages and salaries because of illegal nonsolicitation agreements.

Starbucks White Chocolate Doubleshot Energy Drink does not contain white chocolate, New York consumer alleges

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 31, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges a Starbucks drink does not contain white chocolate as advertised and that the labeling is designed to increase sales.

Consumer files suit over alleged 'camouflaged ink' used on Iberia Foods olive oil product

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 30, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges a brand of olive oil is marketed in a misleading manner because of the colors of ink used on its label.

Trump campaign aide Gates alleged to owe more than $300,000 to law firm

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 18, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York law firm alleges a former Donald Trump campaign aide who pleaded guilty to two federal charges still owes it for legal fees.

Buyers allege Arizona Beverage falsely advertises that tea, energy drinks are preservative-free

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 16, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The labeling used by a beverage company is alleged to deceive consumers into thinking they are purchasing healthier, preservative-free beverages.

Premier protein shake settlement: $1 per proof of purchase for consumers, $3 million for attorneys

By Tomas Kassahun | Sep 27, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A preliminary approval of a settlement has been reached in the case of a New York consumer who filed a lawsuit against Premier Nutrition Corp., alleging its protein products and protein bars misrepresent the amount of protein actually included in the products.

Consumer Reports subscriber alleges 'barrage' of junk mail caused by disclosure of information

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Rhode Island magazine subscriber alleges he now receives unwanted junk mail because the magazine disclosed his personal reading information.

Stock owner alleges Philip Morris violated securities laws

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A purchaser of Philip Morris common stock alleges that it purchased stock at artificially inflated prices earlier this year because of the company's misleading statements.

HomeAway alleges New York City ordinance is unconstitutional

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 5, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – An online marketplace for searching and booking short-term and vacation housing alleges a New York City ordinance is unconstitutional.

Financial Trust investors allege Ponzi scheme caused damages

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 31, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Two investors in a hedge fund allege they have been damaged because of a Ponzi scheme.

Bronx HELP USA employee alleges supervisor made sexual advances

By Marian Johns | Aug 29, 2018

NEW YORK — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing a national provider of housing and support services, alleging a Bronx, New York, housing facility employee was subjected to unwelcome sexual advances.

Consumer claims Rachael Ray Nutrish pet food contains glyphosate

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 10, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges a brand of pet food associated with a celebrity chef is not natural as advertised.

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