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IDT Energy alleged to have called numbers listed on Do-Not-Call registry to market services

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 19, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Residents of Illinois and New Jersey allege a New Jersey energy service provider harassed them with marketing calls.

Consumer alleges Barilla America pasta sauce falsely labeled as having no preservatives

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 12, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges that a brand of pasta sauce is deceptively marketed as having no preservatives.

American Board of Dental Specialties, others alleged to have conspired to block competition

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 5, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Two dental organizations allege they have been damaged by a purported conspiracy between other organizations in the field regarding specialist certifications.

Consumer alleges United Airlines failed to disclose financial interest in travel insurance sales

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 5, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Texas resident alleges an airline unjustly enriches itself through the sales of travel insurance.

Actor trying again to sue over use of his picture in TV ad, but HomeAdvisor says claims should be tossed

By Carrie Salls | Sep 27, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – HomeAdvisor Inc., ANGI Homeservices Inc. and Hawthorne Direct LLC asked the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois to dismiss an amended version of a lawsuit filed against them, saying the plaintiff still has not proven his claims.

Federal government seeks reimbursement for removal of hazardous substances at Illinois site

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 16, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The government is seeking reimbursement of costs it alleges it incurred to respond to the release or threatened release of hazardous substances at a site in Illinois.

CBOE Exchange alleged to have manipulated Volatility Index

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 3, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois trading company alleges it was injured because of anticompetitive conduct of a Chicago corporation and others.

Florida insurance broker firm alleged to have billed double commissions

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 3, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Three corporations allege a Florida insurance brokerage collected millions in unauthorized commissions.

Consumer alleges Comcast opened Xfinity Mobile accounts without authorization

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 29, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois internet subscriber alleges a global telecommunications conglomerate unlawfully opened mobile accounts for cable and internet customers without their knowledge or consent, subjecting them to fraud.

Whistleblower alleges Smith & Wesson Corp. terminated him in retaliation

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 14, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A former employee for a Massachusetts-based company alleges he was terminated in retaliation for whistleblower complaints.

Nissan appeals to Seventh Circuit seeking arbitration in Infiniti peeling paint class action

By Charmaine Little | Jun 13, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A major car company accused of selling vehicles with defective paint appealed the denial of its motion to compel arbitration in an ongoing class action lawsuit against it and a dealership May 16.

Worker alleges Swap.com failed to warn of mass layoff that affected nearly 200 employees

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 8, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Bolingbrook, Illinois company is alleged to have failed to warn nearly 200 employees in advance of a mass layoff.

Health care providers allege Walgreens faxes interrupted business

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 1, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Two Illinois health care providers allege they were sent unsolicited advertisements from a pharmacy chain.

Match.com user alleges site spams paying users with fake profiles

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 9, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Bensalem, Pennsylvania consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a dating website over allegations of fake and fraudulent profiles.

Florida individual alleges GoHealth, Norvax unlawfully contacted him to sell health insurance

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 3, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A St. Petersburg, Florida resident alleges that several entities engaged in an illegal telemarketing scheme to sell health insurance.

Surgeon alleges Wisconsin law firm gave him wrong deadline for patent protection

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 3, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Winnetka, Illinois surgeon alleges a Wisconsin law firm and attorney gave him the incorrect deadline regarding a patent.

Panera customers allege personal information was leaked on website

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 12, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Panera customers allege that the restaurant chain recklessly exposed their personal identifying information on its website.

Man alleges he received unwanted texts from The Gent's Place Men's Fine Grooming

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 12, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Cook County, Illinois individual has filed a class-action lawsuit against a men's grooming company over allegations it sent him unwanted text messages.

Woman files suit over alleged slack-fill in Junior Mints box

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 5, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A woman has filed suit against a candy maker over allegations she was deceived by the packaging of Junior Mints.

American Express Travel Related Services alleged to have failed to honor promotional offer

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 5, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A credit card company is alleged to have failed to provide a Chicago individual statement credits as advertised in a promotional offer.

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