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

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 13, 2017, 8:32am

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

Charmaine Little Sep. 13, 2017, 9:37am

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

Mike Torres Jul. 25, 2017, 11:55am

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

John Sammon Jul. 3, 2017, 9:55am

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

Wadi Reformado Apr. 24, 2017, 9:03am

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

Jenie Mallari-Torres Apr. 12, 2017, 10:12am

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'

Pam Wright Apr. 6, 2017, 1:21pm

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

Etsy defeats class action claims from investors

Chandra Lye Mar. 30, 2017, 10:15am

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

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 8, 2017, 9:45am

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

Louie Torres Mar. 8, 2017, 8:55am

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.

Nestle/Gerber refute allegations despite run of lawsuits over Good Start allergy claims

Darren Yuvan Feb. 10, 2017, 9:50am

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Nestle currently finds itself in some hot water over its Gerber Good Start baby food, as a class action lawsuit has been filed accusing the food company of negligent misrepresentation. Nestle, however, claims it has done nothing wrong and plans to vigorously defend itself against the allegations.

Class action lawsuit claims Swedish Fish packaging uses 63 percent slack-fill

Chandra Lye Feb. 9, 2017, 1:07pm

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – An unhappy customer has filed a class action lawsuit against an international snack company over allegations that it shortchanged her with the amount of product in its candy packaging.

Pre-settlement finance company files lawsuit against Florida law firm, others for alleged fraud

Jessica Karmasek Jan. 31, 2017, 2:03pm

Funding Holding Inc., doing business as Law Cash, filed its lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York Jan. 18. Attorney Gabriel Jose Carrera, the Law Office of Gabriel Jose Carrera in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and more than 20 individuals -- all residents of Florida -- were listed as defendants.

Maker of coconut water settles class action lawsuit for nearly $1 million

Jessica Karmasek Jan. 11, 2017, 12:04pm

Harmless Harvest Inc. has agreed to make changes to its labels and to ongoing third-party monitoring of the accuracy of its product labels, among other things.

McCormick & Company, Inc. accused of mislabeling products as all-natural

Louie Torres Nov. 10, 2016, 9:28am

A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against McCormick & Company, Inc., a Maryland corporation, citing alleged negligent misrepresentation.

Class action claims pasta makers sold natural pasta with artificial pesticide

Jenie Mallari-Torres Nov. 3, 2016, 3:22pm

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — Individuals have filed a class action lawsuit against Ebro North America and New World Pasta Co. Inc., manufacturer, citing alleged false advertising, misleading labeling and omissions, misrepresentations, and failure to warn.

Law firm alleges client failed to pay off $177,000 loan

Wadi Reformado Oct. 21, 2016, 3:26pm

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — A New York city law firm is suing a California man, alleging he has failed to pay back the money owed to the plaintiff.

Bronx consumer alleges Blistex misrepresented product

Louie Torres Oct. 20, 2016, 9:37am

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — A Bronx man is suing a maker of insole products, alleging breach of warranty, negligent misrepresentation, and unjust enrichment.

Fla. man continues to file ADA lawsuits in N.Y. federal court; group says suits are ‘abuse,’ ‘shakedowns’

Jessica Karmasek Sep. 16, 2016, 9:38am

Palm Beach County resident Lawrence Feltzin, a paraplegic who uses a wheelchair to move about, has filed his cases -- more than 50 since October 2014 -- in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He has filed five against small businesses in the court so far this month.

Herr Foods Inc. accused of allegedly falsifying its products' ingredient list

Wadi Reformado Sep. 14, 2016, 10:22am

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a food manufacturer for alleged fraud and product liability, claiming that its snack products list a preservative when the company advertises it does not.