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Consumers claim Bluegreen Corp. falsely advertises timeshares

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 13, 2017, 8:28am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against a Florida timeshare company over allegations that the company used misleading business practices to sell the vacation properties.

Herbalife is corrupt, Circle of Success events are useless, lawsuit claims

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 29, 2017, 8:54am

MIAMI (Legal Newline) – Calling Herbalife a "corrupt organization of individuals," several plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit over allegations that the multi-level marketing company's Circle of Success events are "valueless."

Insel Air moves to dismiss traveler's suit over $80 exit tax

Olivia Olsen Sep. 19, 2017, 12:00pm

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Insel Air International and Insel Air Aruba N.C., defendants in a class action lawsuit brought by Hector G. Saade, filed a motion to dismiss with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on July 24.

Santa Barbara Airlines alleges fee was disclosed, seeks dismissal of suit

S. Laney Griffo Sep. 15, 2017, 9:00am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Venezuelan airline company is fighting a case filed by three Florida customers over allegations of breach of contract.

Consumer claims PowerBlock dumbbell set coating failed, creates hazard

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

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Florida man alleges a weight set failed and does not perform as advertised.

Freedom Watch Inc. alleges Judicial Watch, American Conservation Union is restraining trade

Louie Torres Aug. 1, 2017, 9:34am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A government watchdog group alleges that it has been deprived of a crucial opportunity to fundraise and fulfill its mission because of the actions of another watchdog group and an organization.

Federal court permanently bars defendants involved in alleged adulterated drug sales scheme

Mark Iandolo Jul. 19, 2017, 10:28am

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on June 15 that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Stratus Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Miami; Sonar Products Inc. of Carlstadt, N.J.; and individuals Alberto Hoyo and Juan Carlos Billoch.

Bed Bath & Beyond sued over materials in pillows

Louie Torres Jun. 29, 2017, 9:56am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — A Florida consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Bed Bath & Beyond, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

Banks say Burger King fudged Central American expansion prospects to get loans

Louie Torres Jun. 23, 2017, 9:24am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — A group of banks from Central America and the Caribbean is suing Burger King Corporation, based in Florida, alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation regarding loans.

First-of-its-kind trial goes plaintiff's way; Winn-Dixie ordered to update website for the blind

John O'Brien Jun. 14, 2017, 1:45pm

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) - In what is believed to be the first lawsuit of its kind to go to trial, a Florida federal judge has ruled for a blind man who has filed nearly 70 lawsuits alleging that various companies’ websites violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Three customers allege Venezuelan airline broke law

Mike Torres Jun. 13, 2017, 11:37am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — Three Florida customers have filed a class action lawsuit against Santa Barbara Airlines CA, doing business as SBA Airlines, a Venezuelan company, alleging breach of contract.

Federal court grants motion to dismiss to Bed Bath & Beyond in lawsuit over cotton sheets

Laura Halleman Jun. 8, 2017, 1:16pm

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Bed Bath & Beyond has been granted a motion to dismiss in a class action lawsuit brought by a woman who alleges the company sold Egyptian cotton sheets that were only 10 percent cotton, rather than the 100 percent stated on the label.

Skin care product the subject of class action lawsuit

Wadi Reformado Jun. 6, 2017, 9:28am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — A Florida woman has filed a class action lawsuit against a beauty care products business, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

Judge permits text lawsuit to proceed under Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Corinne Lincoln-Pinheiro May 9, 2017, 9:11am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A plaintiff's lawsuit seeking damages for an alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) not only has a legitimate claim, but it may proceed as a class action, a judge ruled on March 22.

Tabatchnick sued over all-natural claims on label

Mike Torres May 5, 2017, 9:22am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — A New Jersey consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a food business, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

Lawsuit accuses MDLive of sending user info to third parties

Wadi Reformado May 3, 2017, 10:07am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — A Utah consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a health information service, alleging breach of contract.

Cheesecake Factory moves for dismissal in lawsuit over receipts

John Sammon May 1, 2017, 9:06am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for the restaurant chain Cheesecake Factory Inc. have moved to dismiss a complaint filed by a chiropractor in Florida who maintains a Cheesecake Factory outlet in the state issued him a receipt that put him and thousands of other consumers at risk of identity theft.

Chiropractor, once convicted of fraud, targets Cheesecake Factory with his latest class action

John O'Brien and Chandra Lye Mar. 6, 2017, 8:31am

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) –  A well-known restaurant chain has been accused of putting customers' private information at risk by a chiropractor who once pleaded guilty to defrauding the government and has recently used a Florida federal court to file several class action lawsuits over receipts and faxes.

Women say certain L’Oreal, Matrix Essentials products don't contain keratin as advertised

Michael Abella Feb. 21, 2017, 5:08pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — Two consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against L’Oreal USA, Inc. and Matrix Essentials, LLC, citing alleged false, deceptive and misleading advertising.

Tinder 'likes' class action reinstated by 11th Circuit

Dawn Geske Feb. 8, 2017, 8:43am

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – A Florida man's second lawsuit over the additional charges he incurred to have more “likes” for use on the dating app Tinder was recently reinstated by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.