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

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.

Wyndham Hotels and Resort alleged to have invaded woman's privacy with calls to sell timeshare packages

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 8, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Studio City, California woman alleges a telemarketer invaded her privacy.

Former University of Southern California student files suit over gynecologist's allegedly inappropriate contact

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 24, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California woman alleges a gynecologist at a university's student health center had inappropriate physical contact with female patients.

Case over allegedly false SPF rating on Banana Boat sunscreens will continue

By Charmaine Little | May 22, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A court has denied a motion to dismiss a suit against the producers of a brand of sunscreen over allegations they falsely stated the sun protection factor (SPF) on two types of sunscreen.

California court inclined to deny motion to dismiss class action complaint over Flintstone vitamins

By Amanda Thomas | May 21, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge has issued an order saying he is inclined to deny Bayer Healthcare’s motion to dismiss a class action complaint brought by a customer who claims Flintstone Gummies vitamins aren’t a “complete” supplement as labeled.

City of Beverly Hills challenging subway development that will run beneath high school

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 17, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California city alleges that a final supplement environmental impact statement released in November 2017 regarding a subway project is "flawed" and that the project will harm high school students.

Nyko Technologies docking kit for Nintendo Switch can damage consoles, consumer claims

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 11, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Florida man alleges a docking kit he purchased to use with his Nintendo Switch caused the console to become inoperable.

Consumer alleges Yogi Surprise did not provide cancellation policy

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 10, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – An online subscription box company is alleged to have failed to provide information on how to cancel the service or acknowledgment of automatic renewal.

Better Than Sex mascara alleged to not provide the 1,944 percent more volume as advertised

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 4, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Two California individuals allege a mascara did not provide the lash volume as advertised.

TC Plus alleged to not provide live tennis content advertised

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 4, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims that the Tennis Channel Plus streaming service does not provide the live content as advertised.

California nightclub alleges bill regarding dancer's tips is unconstitutional

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Apr 30, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The owner of a bar and nightclub in Ontario, California alleges a bill in the state violates its constitutional rights.

Customer files suit against Delta Airlines over security breach

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Apr 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A former customer of Delta Airlines has filed a class action suit over a data breach the airline announced this month.

Krispy Creme alleged to falsely represent that doughnuts contain blueberries, maple syrup

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 18, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges a doughnut chain misrepresented the ingredients in its products.

Sugar in lollipops? Of course, says candy maker fighting 'nonsensical' lawsuit

By John Breslin | Apr 18, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A woman who says she was tricked into thinking lollipops are healthy will be able to continue her lawsuit in a California court, as the defendant that has labeled the case as “nonsensical” attacks the class action lawyers who filed it.

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