U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York New York Division News

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.

Consumers allege Arizona Beverage falsely advertises that 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.

Consumer challenges Kettle Foods no preservative advertising on potato chips

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 27, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges a brand of potato chips is falsely advertised as being made without preservatives.

Trade association alleges New York's Opioid Stewardship Act is unconstitutional

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 20, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Virginia trade association that represents pharmaceutical wholesale distributors is challenging the New York Opioid Stewardship Act as unconstitutional.

Good Health snack products alleged to misrepresent nutritional, health qualities

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 11, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York man alleges a line of snack food products is deceptively labeled and marketed.

Woman alleges she received marketing texts from J.C. Penney without her consent

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 4, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Bronx County resident has filed a class-action lawsuit against a department store over allegations it sent her promotional text messages without her consent.

Law firm claims Bank of America failed to return funds to customer

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 2, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Washington, D.C. law firm alleges that a bank is wrongfully retaining funds.

Cross County Healthcare, others alleged to have denied woman employment because of consumer report

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 22, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York woman alleges she was unlawfully denied improvement due to information on a credit report.

Condominium developer alleges JPMorgan & Chase failed to sell properties

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 22, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Mexican condominium developer alleges a bank failed to sell transferred real estate as promised.

Women file RICO suit against Harvey Weinstein, others over assault allegations

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Three women working in the film industry have filed a racketeering suit against Harvey Weinstein and other companies.

Niskanen Center supports NYC's climate change lawsuit ahead of dismissal hearing; Center is representing Boulder in similar suit

By John Breslin | Jun 11, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A free market think tank has filed an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in support of the city of New York in a suit against five oil companies alleged to be responsible for damage to the metropolis from climate change.

Energy companies ask court to dismiss New York City's global warming case, city responds

By Charmaine Little | May 29, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The world's five largest oil companies have responded to the city of New York’s allegations against them that they have helped cause global warming.

Weinstein Co. seeks to dismiss RICO suit over sexual harassment allegations

By Charmaine Little | May 22, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A major film studio has requested a lawsuit against it related to sexual harassment in Hollywood be dismissed.

The Record Network