U.S. District Court for the Central District of California News

Motion filed to certify class action against Nordstrom, HauteLook over alleged misrepresentation of Rolex watches

By Mary Ann Magnell | Sep 24, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A motion to certify a case as a class action suit was filed in a federal court on Aug. 31 against Nordstrom Inc. and HauteLook Inc. for allegedly misrepresenting the condition and the worth of vintage Rolex watches they sold between 2013 and 2017.

U.S. alleges regional fast food chain subjected female workers to sexual comments, touching

By Marian Johns | Sep 21, 2018

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Agency (EEOC) alleges a regional fast food chain violated federal law when it subjected three young female workers to inappropriate sexual comments and unwanted touching by male supervisory officials.

California woman alleges certain General Mills products contain glyphosate

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 12, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges certain products made by a consumer foods manufacturer contains an herbicide.

Nerium Brand Partner alleges nearly $500 Launch Kit price is inflated

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 5, 2018

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A Brand Partner of a multi-level marketing company that sells anti-aging skincare and wellness products alleges the company does not sell Launch Kits to partners at cost as represented.

Frontier Natural Products Cooperative salt is falsely described as organic, consumer alleges

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 4, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges she was misled into buying a brand of salt because of false representations.

Consumer alleges HimalaSalt-Sustainable Sourcing salt products cannot be organic

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 31, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles County consumer alleges a Massachusetts company falsely labeled its products as organic.

Jeunesse distributor alleges company operates illegal pyramid scheme

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 24, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A California woman alleges she gave thousands to a skin care and dietary supplements company she alleges operates an illegal pyramid scheme.

LA Terminals challenges city of Los Angeles' site contamination allegations

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 17, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A company is disputing a California city's allegations that it is responsible for contamination at a site.

Consumer alleges EcoSmart insect repellent does not repel mosquitoes

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 16, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A San Pedro, California consumer alleges a brand of insect repellent is "ineffective and worthless."

Consumer alleges Nestle USA uses deceptive practices with 'No GMO' seals

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 10, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges Nestle USA's No GMO Ingredients seal is misleading as it leads consumers to believe products have been evaluated by a third party.

California Baby Natural Bug Blend Bug Repellent is ineffective, consumer alleges

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 27, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California woman alleges that a brand of insect repellent does not repel mosquitoes as claimed.

Agentra alleged to have unlawfully placed telemarketing calls to consumers

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 27, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Redlands, California consumer alleges that an insurance plan company invaded his privacy with telemarketing calls.

California association alleges Morrells Electro Plating discharges polluted storm water

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 27, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A public benefit community association alleges an aerospace and defense company is discharging polluted storm water into Los Angeles waterways.

World Series of Beach Volleyball organizer alleges Otter Pop maker breached contract

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 5, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The organizer of the World Series of Beach Volleyball event alleges the owner of the Otter Pop frozen ice bars failed to honor an agreement.

Customer alleges Immaculate Baking Co. uses deceptive packaging for cake mix

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 29, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California man alleges a brand of cake mix is packaged in a box with more than 50 percent nonfunctional slack-fill.

Customer alleges Petco Animal Supplies Store failed to respond to Shine the Light Law request

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 28, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Whittier, California man and customer of a pet supplies store alleges the store failed to respond to his request for information.

PIH Health seeks reimbursement of property cleanup costs from former owners

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 22, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Two Whittier, California corporations allege that a property they purchased was contaminated by its previous owners and is seeking reimbursement of response costs.

J. Crew Group alleged to falsely advertise prices at Factory stores

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 21, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges that J. Crew Group deceives customers with the pricing of J. Crew Factory clothing and merchandise.

Plaintiffs allowed to pursue injunctive relief in class action over 'natural' claims of Tradewind's tea

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 14, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. District Court for the Central District Court of California granted two plaintiffs' motion to reconsider the court’s ruling to dismiss their claims for injunctive relief in their suit alleging Tradewinds Beverage Co. violated the False Advertising Law by claiming their ice tea beverages were “100 percent Natural.”

California Communities Against Toxics, Mattco Forge reach settlement over polluted storm water allegations

By Charmaine Little | Jun 14, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California company alleged to have released polluted storm water into Los Angeles waterways has reached a settlement with the environmental group that filed a lawsuit against it.

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