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Consumer claims Enzymatic Therapy products cannot detoxify, cleanse liver

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims two products advertised to remove toxins and cleanse the liver are falsely advertised.

Consumers file suit against makers of All Day Energy Greens alleging fraudulent concealment

BROOKLYN (Legal Newsline) – A group of consumers allege a dietary supplement contains toxic ingredients and is deceptively marketed.

If you don't want to tip 15%, an NYC lawyer will help you sue Applebee's

NEW YORK CITY (Legal Newsline) – Customers suing Applebee's after eating at two Times Square locations would apparently rather hire an attorney than add a few bucks when tipping their servers, and the owners of those restaurants are telling a federal judge that the plaintiffs have no case.

Injunctive relief debated as parties in liver detoxifier lawsuit plan for motion to dismiss

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – As a class action lawsuit over an allegedly bogus liver detoxifier, the two sides have written a federal judge about the prospect of injunctive relief.

Class actions over Gerber Good Start baby formula roll on

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A hearing is scheduled later this winter in two class action lawsuits that each claim Gerber Good Start baby formula makes health claims unsupported by science.

Intel Corp. computer processor alleged to have security flaws

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges a computer processor has security flaws.

Consumer alleges Inglehoffer Stone Ground Mustard is falsely advertised

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer claims a brand of mustard is falsely advertised as having no preservatives.

McDonald's sued over chicken fillet; Plaintiff says they are not 100% breast meat

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer claims that he paid a premium price for a chicken product at McDonald's that is misrepresented as being 100 percent chicken breast.

Consumers claims Atkins Nutritionals misrepresents net carbs on products

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a low-carbohydrate lifestyle company falsely advertises the amount of carbs in its products.

Sierra Club claims New York facilities are violating Clean Water Act

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Nonprofit environmental organization Sierra Club alleges four facilities in New York are unlawfully discharging polluted stormwater.

Just Energy Group alleged to charge customers 'exorbitant variable energy rates'

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Two New York consumers allege that an independent energy service company injured them with its deceptive marketing and sales practices.

SquareTrade appealing to Second Circuit over arbitration clause in terms and conditions of purchase

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – SquareTrade Inc. has filed a motion to appeal a district court's ruling denying the technology company’s request to compel arbitration of a class action lawsuit.

Taxicab owners allege New York law does not require ride-sharing services to adhere to local regulations

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Taxicab owners have filed a suit against the state of New York over a law regarding ride-share services such as Uber.

Gerber seeks to dismiss suit that claimed deceptive marketing of Good Start formula

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Gerber Products Co. and its subsidiary Nestle Nutrition are seeking dismissal of a lawsuit alleging that the company fraudulently advertised a product it claimed would prevent allergies in infants.

Consumer accuses Verizon of fraud

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — A Brooklyn consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Verizon, alleging fraud and unfair competition.

Lawsuit: Hanesbrands' hosiery not resisting runs

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — Consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against Hanesbrands Inc., citing alleged fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

SquareTrade's lawyers claim plaintiff's request for forensic copy of Amazon storefront is 'overreaching'

Attorneys continue to square off in a class action lawsuit brought against California's SquareTrade Inc. that alleges the company deceived consumers with a fraudulent protection plan sold on Amazon.com.

Etsy defeats class action claims from investors

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit against Etsy has been dismissed by a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Lawsuit filed over Himalayan Glow Salt Lamps

BROOKLYN (Legal Newsline) — A Brooklyn man has filed a class action lawsuit against a manufacturer, alleging breach of implied warranty, fraud, negligent misrepresentation and unjust enrichment.

Costco, Trident Seafood sued over fish oil claims

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — A New York consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Costco and a seafood business, alleging liability and negligent misrepresentation.