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WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Nov. 8 that a federal court temporarily halted a Georgia-based debt collection business from allegedly tricking people into paying for debts they actually did not owe.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – A Norcross, Georgia, law firm alleges that a Chicago company specializing in small business marketing sent it a junk fax.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges a pet store chain misrepresents the health of its animals.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – A purchaser of stock in an Atlanta company alleges that the company artificially inflated the stock price.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – Time Warner Inc. was given an extension until May 16 to answer to allegations of a class action lawsuit brought forward by a law firm that is also seeking to represent a proposed class.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — A Georgia law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against a Michigan legal consulting company, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — A Tennessee woman has filed a class action lawsuit against Arby's, alleging breach of contract, breach of duty and negligence.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — A Georgia woman has filed a class action lawsuit against a health information business, alleging breach of contract.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — A New York law firm is suing Georgia company, alleging fraud.
The attorneys also are seeking an incentive award of $15,000 for the named plaintiff.
The settlement, reached over alleged violations of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, was preliminarily approved by Judge Richard Story of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in August.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) - Six consumers filed a class action lawsuit in September against the manufacturer of a deck resurfacing product, alleging false advertising, representation and a breach of warranties.
Six consumers, in their lawsuit filed in a Georgia federal court, allege breach of express and implied warranties, false advertising and unjust enrichment.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – An arbitration clause in a payday loan contract came under scrutiny recently when a banking institution appealed a previous court’s ruling that found the provision unenforceable because it required parties to arbitrate in an unavailable forum.