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

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.

Buffalo Wild Wings still fighting vegetarian's lawsuit over cheese sticks fried in beef fat

By Robert Davis | Mar 28, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A vegetarian who was surprised Buffalo Wild Wings cooked her french fries and mozzarella sticks in oil containing a meat product is not giving up on her lawsuit against the popular restaurant chain.

Hyland's, others question why class action filed after refunds were issued over teething tablets

By Carrie Salls | Dec 12, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Homeopathic teething remedy makers and sellers Hyland’s, Standard Homeopathic, CVS Pharmacy and Target asked the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to dismiss a consumer class action lawsuit filed against them on Sept. 15.

Florida customer accuses Barnes & Noble of privacy violations

By Louie Torres | Jul 10, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A Florida consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Barnes & Noble, alleging breach of contract, breach of duty, invasion of privacy and violation of federal law.

Stockholder alleges Dick's Sporting Goods violated law

By Wadi Reformado | May 26, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A stockholder has filed a class action lawsuit against Dick's Sporting Goods and its board, alleging violation of federal law.

Coke hit with lawsuit over 'no added sugar' claims

By Louie Torres | Apr 26, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A New York consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Coca-Cola, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

Consumer accuses Earthwhile Endeavors of false advertising

By Louie Torres | Apr 24, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a health products business, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

Stockholder accuses physical therapy business, board members of security violations

By Mike Torres | Apr 20, 2017

A stockholder has filed a class action lawsuit against a Houston physical therapy business, alleging violation of federal law.

Weleda accused of fraud in class action

By Mike Torres | Apr 13, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a men's products business, alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

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