U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois News

Warrantech, AMT Warranty alleged to fail to honor extended service warranty plans consumers purchase

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 19, 2018

BENTON, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – A Glen Carbon, Illinois woman alleges a company failed to honor an extended service plan she purchased.

IHOP restaurant operators file motion to dismiss EEOC's harassment allegations

By Tomas Kassahun | Apr 10, 2018

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Two companies in Illinois that operate IHOP restaurants have filed a motion to dismiss allegations from IHOP employees who claimed they faced sexual harassment at work.

Amplify Snacks seeks dismissal of class action, says plaintiff knew difference between sugar and evaporated cane juice

By David Hutton | Nov 14, 2017

BENTON, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for a snack food company are asking the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois to dismiss the case against one of two consumers who filed a class action lawsuit against the business over allegations of fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

Illinois lottery provider responds to lottery losers who sued

By Zachary Lewis | May 24, 2017

BENTON, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Northstar Lottery Group has filed a motion to dismiss against a class action lawsuit accusing the group of misrepresentation and deception.

Retailers move for dismissal, say false thread count allegations claims don't hold up

By Tricia Erickson | May 24, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Popular retail chains sued over the thread counts of bed sheets have filed a motion to dismiss the class action lawsuit filed against them earlier this year.

Amplify Snack Brands sued over sugar claims

By Mike Torres | May 12, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (Legal Newsline) — Two consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against a snacks business, alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

Consumers allege Illinois Lottery fraud

By Wadi Reformado | Mar 30, 2017

Consumers are suing Northstar Lottery Group LLC, an Illinois business that managed the Illinois Lottery, citing alleged fraud.

Wishbone dressings use soybean oil despite olive oil claims, lawsuit alleges

By Louie Torres | Mar 22, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (Legal Newsline) — A man has filed a class action lawsuit against Pinnacle Foods Group LLC, citing alleged negligent misrepresentation.

Six consumers file class action over sheets against TJ Maxx, Macy's, others

By Wadi Reformado | Mar 3, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (Legal Newsline) — Six consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against textile companies, alleging breach of warranty, fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

Consumers accuse Inventure Foods of false advertising

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 22, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (Legal Newsline) — Residents of St. Clair County, Illinois, and St. Louis have filed a class action lawsuit against Inventure Foods Inc., citing alleged fraud, negligent misrepresentation and unfair competition.

Class action alleges Hodgson Mill's buckwheat pancake mix is falsely advertised as all natural

By Michael Abella | Nov 8, 2016

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois woman alleges a pancake mix is falsely advertised as containing all natural ingredients.

Graduates file class action suit against DeVry alleging they failed to get jobs as promised

By Michael Abella | Nov 3, 2016

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — New graduates have filed a class action lawsuit against DeVry University, Inc., citing alleged false and misleading marketing practices.

Subscribers allege Yahoo! did not protect personal information

By Louie Torres | Nov 2, 2016

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Subscribers have filed a class action lawsuit against over allegations that a California Web-based service provider failed to protect its users' personal information.

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