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Florida man alleges Hydro Mousse lawn seeder did not grow grass

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – A Florida consumer alleges that a brand of liquid lawn seeder does not perform as advertised.

Bottled water company, citing letter from state drinking water program, seeks to dismiss proposed class action

Defendant Nestle Waters North America Inc., based in Stamford, Conn., filed its motion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut Oct. 6.

Newspaper, Snapchat sued for allegedly taking, using photos without consent

Filed in a Connecticut federal court last week, the lawsuit alleges the photos, taken while the plaintiff was on Miami Beach for spring break, suggest she used drugs and engaged in sexual acts. The plaintiff, a Connecticut college student, contends she never consented to the pictures, which were used in a series of articles about spring break on the defendants’ websites.

Proposed class action accuses bottled water company of ‘deceptive business strategy’

A group of plaintiffs filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut last month, accusing Nestle Waters North America Inc. of bottling “common groundwater.”

Connecticut trial pits trespasser against taxpayer-owned railroad

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – The facts in Colon v. Metro-North Commuter Railroad are as clear as a jolt from a high-tension power line: Plaintiff Omar Milton Colon trespassed on a railroad right-of-way and illegally climbed high on an electrical pole, where he suffered a shock that left him badly burned and with the loss of both legs below the knees.

Ocean State Job Lot alleged to have falsely advertised 'gray market' batteries

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges that batteries he purchased at a discount store are not meant for the American market and advertising claims of the batteries' life are false and misleading.

Alere sued over INRatio testing kit

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Legal Newsline) — A consumer is suing a Massachusetts corporation, alleging unfair competition and violation of state law.

Heritage among those facing lawsuit filed by 20 AGs

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – The attorneys general of 20 states filed a lawsuit against Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc., Auribindo Pharma USA Inc., Citron Pharma LLC, Mayne Pharma (USA) Inc., Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. on Dec. 15, 2016.

Pension alleges Alexion Pharmaceuticals violated law

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) — A pension plan is suing a Connecticut company and its officials, alleging violation of federal law

Washington client accuses Cigna of negligent representation

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) — A Washington man is suing Cigna, alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

Florida consumer accuses telemarketer of telephone harassment

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) — A Florida woman is suing a New Hampshire telemarketer, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

WWE calls Buff Bagwell royalty lawsuit 'meritless'

HARTFORD (Legal Newsline) — Not long after filing a lawsuit against World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) over royalty payments, former professional wrestling star Marcus Bagwell heard the attorneys for WWE fire back publicly about the allegations against its organization. 

Ex-pro wrestler alleges WWE failed to pay royalties

Woodstock, Georgia resident accuses World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. of failure to pay royaltiesHARTFORD U.S.