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Eden Environmental Citizen's Group alleges California facility has 'insufficient' storm water control measures

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – An environmental membership group alleges that a Santa Clara, California facility has inadequate measures in place to prevent the discharge of contaminated storm water.

AbbVie asks California court to dismiss case over allegations of Humira kickbacks

By John Sammon | Nov 9, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for a Chicago-based biopharmaceutical company on Oct. 26 asked the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to drop a lawsuit over allegations that the company concocted a kickback scheme to help sell its drug Humira.

Consumer claims he received unsolicited texts from Humane Society of the United States

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 7, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The Humane Society of the United States is alleged to have sent text messages to a San Francisco consumer without his permission.

Woman loses lawsuit claiming Diet Dr. Pepper leads to weight gain

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 6, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California woman is appealing a judge's decision to toss her suit against Dr. Pepper/Seven Up Inc. over the use of the word "diet" on Diet Dr. Pepper.

Facebook allegedly stores location information without consent of users, man alleges

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 2, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A Facebook user alleges the social media site stores users' location data without consent.

California man alleges Cucina & Amore sauces do contain preservatives

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 31, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California resident alleges Cucina & Amore sauces are falsely advertised as not containing preservatives.

Timeshare buyers allege units are difficult to use, seek rescission from Holiday Inn Club Vacations

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 19, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Several consumers are seeking the rescission of their contracts for timeshares they purchased over allegations they are difficult to use.

Consumer alleges Justin's Peanut Butter Cups come in packaging with 40 percent empty space

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 18, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges a brand of peanut butter cup candy comes in a package that contains 40 percent empty space.

Consumers allege MiTAC Digital failed to notify users of GPS device lifetime map subscription change

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 16, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Two California consumers allege the maker of the Magellan RoadMate GPS device falsely represented buyers would get free lifetime map updates.

Consumer alleges Ticketmaster works with resellers to get 'second cut' on ticket sales

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 16, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California man alleges Ticketmaster has been working with ticket scalpers and has facilitated ticket sales by implementing a resale partner program.

Perfect Bar makers omit information regarding added sugar, consumers allege

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 16, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California resident and a New York consumer are challenging the health claims of an energy bar maker over allegations the bars have a high sugar content.

Hershey alleged to conceal artificial flavor in Brookside dark chocolate products

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 11, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A San Francisco consumer alleges a brand of chocolate products deceives consumers into thinking the candies do not contain artificial flavoring.

Facebook users allege social media site failed to keep data safe

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 4, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Three Facebook users have filed suit against the social media company in a California court over data allegedly transferred to Cambridge Analytica.

Federal judge sends case over unsolicited emails back to California state court

By Carrie Salls | Sep 27, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A class-action lawsuit filed by plaintiffs who allegedly received unsolicited emails from Fluent LLC and other defendants will be sent back to the San Francisco Superior Court of California, according to a Sept. 13 ruling from U.S. District Judge Maxine Chesney of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Johnson & Johnson seeks dismissal of class action over 'hypoallergenic' baby wash

By Mary Ann Magnell | Sep 24, 2018

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over the use of the word "hypoallergenic" on baby wash are asking a federal court to deny the company's motion to dismiss their complaint.

False advertising allegations filed against Lyft by Georgia driver

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 20, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A Georgia Lyft driver alleges the ride-hailing company "deceives" drivers about the amount of fare they earn and the funds it retains.

Facebook sued by man claiming loss of hundreds of millions of dollars

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 17, 2018

Pennsylvania citizen sues Facebook Inc.SAN FRANCISCO — A Pennsylvania citizen is suing Facebook Inc., a social media, citing alleged fraud.Jason Fyk filed a complaint on Aug. 22, in the U.S.

Bob's Red Mill steel cut, old fashioned oats alleged to contain herbicide glyphosate

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Two California consumers allege Bob's Red Mill oat products contain an herbicide.

Oklahoma Police Pension and Retirement System files suit over fall in Nevro stock prices

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 31, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A stock owner of a Redwood City, California medical device manufacturer has filed a potential class action against the company over allegations it suffered significant losses because of a fall in stock prices.

Consumers allege Jamba Juice falsely represents smoothies are made with whole produce

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 31, 2018

OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers allege that the ingredients in Jamba Juice smoothies are falsely marketed.

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