MILWAUKEE, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge in Wisconsin has dismissed a class action lawsuit, finding no evidence to support allegations that a brand of dog food was contaminated with heavy metals.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin News
MILWAUKEE — A machine operator employed by Wisconsin-based Dura-Fibre LLC has been awarded $100,000 in back wages by U.S. District Court for the Eastern Division of Wisconsin to resolve charges the company fired the employee for reporting injuries to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges the manufacturers of premium-priced dog foods failed to disclose the products contain excessive levels of heavy metals on the products' labels.
The plaintiffs filed a two-page stipulation of dismissal without prejudice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin Oct. 24. Their voluntary dismissal comes nearly two months after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dismissed a proposed settlement agreement, describing it as “utterly worthless.”
Litigation over length of Subway’s footlong sandwiches to continue; plaintiffs say they plan to pursue case
The plaintiffs filed their notice of termination of settlement agreement days after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit’s Aug. 25 decision. The Seventh Circuit reversed the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin’s decision certifying a proposed class and approving a settlement in the case, calling it “utterly worthless.”
The plaintiffs in the case alleged foot-long sandwiches sold at Subway restaurants were marketed as being 12 inches in length, when, in fact, they were not. According to their complaint, Subway’s alleged business practices violated state consumer protection statutes.
A Wisconsin corporation is suing the U.S. Department of Justice for allegedly violating federal public records law.