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Consumer claims Vitafusion Extra Strength Biotin Gummies does not support healthy hair, skin

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 17, 2017, 9:39am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A class action plaintiff alleges a biotin supplement alleged to support healthy hair, skin and nails does not perform as advertised.

Judge rules against Ferrara Candy Co.'s motion to dismiss class action suit over slack-fill claims

John Severance Oct. 12, 2017, 9:49am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit against an Illinois candy company will continue after a U.S. district court judge ruled against a motion to dismiss July 25.

Calif. federal court dismisses alleged ‘professional spammer’ from lawsuit over unsolicited emails

Jessica Karmasek Sep. 27, 2017, 4:14pm

Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted defendant Panda Mail’s motion to dismiss.

Kiss My Face seeks dismissal of 'natural' class action

Sara McCleary Sep. 26, 2017, 12:53pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Cosmetics company Kiss My Face (KMF) has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit that accuses the company of falsely advertising some of its cosmetics as “natural.”

Former 49ers cheerleader appeals loss in wage conspiracy lawsuit against NFL

Elizabeth Alt Sep. 26, 2017, 11:39am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader identified in court papers as Kelsey K. is appealing the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California’s order to dismiss her case against the National Football League.

Upper rack assembly in KitchenAid dishwashers is defective, consumers claim

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 26, 2017, 11:32am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsine) – Two California consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against KitchenAid over allegations that certain models of dishwashers are defective.

Consumer claims Tesla used personal information for marketing purposes

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 26, 2017, 11:28am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California individual alleges that a car manufacturer is "surreptitiously acquiring consumers' private information from state-issued driver's licenses, then storing, using and disclosing the same for unpermitted marketing and sales purposes without the consumers' consent."

Class action suit filed against Apple over Powerbeats headphones

Wadi Reformado Sep. 21, 2017, 9:40am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Consumers allege that Apple has "defrauded the public" with the sale of its Powerbeats headphones, which they allege contain a defect that affects battery life.

Calif. court shapes class action against Gel Spice, Big Lots over lead content

Olivia Olsen Sep. 19, 2017, 2:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ordered to grant in part and deny in part a motion to dismiss and strike filed by Gel Spice Co. Inc. and Big Lots Stores Inc. over the allegedly high lead content in turmeric products.

Former sales rep for software maker claims company ‘stonewalling’ case over commission practices

Jessica Karmasek Sep. 18, 2017, 2:06pm

The plaintiff, who in February filed a proposed class action lawsuit against Oracle America Inc., alleges the technology giant now is obstructing the arbitration process.

Sargento seeks dismissal of suit over 'natural' label

Olivia Olsen Sep. 14, 2017, 12:37pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Sargento Foods Inc. filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit on Sept. 1 that claims it mislabeled products as "natural."

LensCrafters Accufit measuring system the subject of new lawsuit

Wadi Reformado Sep. 14, 2017, 12:10pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims LensCrafters' Accufit measuring system "does not deliver what it promises."

N.J. woman Credo Beauty's Rahua Shampoo was not 100 percent natural as advertised

Wadi Reformado Sep. 14, 2017, 10:40am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey woman alleges a shampoo she purchased was misleadingly advertised as 100 percent natural by a San Francisco company.

California court dismisses VitaCraves case against Bayer

David Hutton Sep. 11, 2017, 12:02pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has dismissed a lawsuit against Bayer AG alleging the company misrepresented the number of multivitamins that are contained in bottles of One A Day VitaCraves chewable vitamin supplements.

ShoreTel stockholder seeks to enjoin transaction with Mitel Networks Corp.

Wadi Reformado Sep. 8, 2017, 9:17am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A stockholder has filed suit regarding the proposed transaction between ShoreTel and Mitel Networks.

Sierra Pacific Industries Inc. alleged to violate Clean Water Act

Wadi Reformado Sep. 8, 2017, 9:16am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit organization working to protect surface waters from pollution alleges that a sawmill site that ceased operation in 2016 is causing pollution in surrounding waters.

Center for Food Safety alleges USDA has failed to comply with GE Labeling Act

Wadi Reformado Sep. 8, 2017, 9:15am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit organization is seeking an order for a federal agency to comply with an act regarding the labeling of genetically engineered foods.

Customer accuses Boar's Head of false advertising

Wadi Reformado Sep. 7, 2017, 3:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — A Marin County woman has filed a class action lawsuit against Boar's Head, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

Canada Dry Ginger Ale makers seek dismissal of fifth false advertising complaint

John Severance Sep. 5, 2017, 9:36am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The maker of Canada Dry Ginger Ale has faced a bevy of amended complaints from a class action plaintiff concerning the authenticity of the ginger in their products.

Target files motion to dismiss claim regarding biotin supplement

Angela Underwood Aug. 30, 2017, 8:42am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit over a supplement sold by Target should be dismissed, according to the retailer.