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Common stock purchasers allege Skechers stock was artificially inflated

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 11, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A footwear company is alleged to have artificially inflated the price of its common stock.

Mother alleges Huggies Snug & Dry diapers are defective, caused rash

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 24, 2018

WHITE PLAINS. N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York mother has filed suit against a diaper manufacturer over allegations the diapers caused her son to develop a rash.

New York consumers name pharmacies, drug manufacturers in suit over alleged contaminated medication

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 23, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Two New York consumers allege medication prescribed to them was contaminated with a carcinogen.

New York city alleges water supply contamination caused by airport, Air National Guard base

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 16, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York city alleges that discharges from New York Stewart International Airport and Stewart Air National Guard Base caused contamination of its water supply.

Maker of Scott flushable wipes, defending itself in lawsuit, says it never claimed they were synthetic-free

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 13, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Kimberly-Clark Corp. has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit over allegations that the "natural" label on Scott flushable wipes is misleading.

L’Oréal alleged to sell defective liquid cosmetic containers

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 29, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (Legal Newsline) – A beauty products company is alleged to package liquid cosmetics in defective bottles that cannot pump out all the product.

'They're always wrong': NYC's hired guns cite overturned case as authority for climate change lawsuit

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 19, 2018

It was a surprising opening move, to say the least. Arguing for the City of New York in its climate lawsuit against five major oil companies, attorney Michael Pawa cited AEP v. Connecticut, a 2009 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, as “persuasive authority” in his clients’ favor.

Lawsuit over Benecol's 'no trans fat' label will continue after judge's ruling

By Charmaine Little | Jun 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A food company’s motion to dismiss a suit over its allegedly misleading “no trans fat” label was denied.

U-Haul customer alleges company did not honor reservation guarantee policy

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 8, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (Legal Newsline) – A customer of a national moving equipment rental business alleges it is not honoring its reservation guarantee policy.

States against climate change lawsuits ask for dismissal of NYC's

By John O'Brien | Jun 5, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The top lawyers of 15 states are again asking a federal judge to reject the legal strategy used by public officials and the private attorneys with whom they’ve teamed to sue the energy industry over alleged effects of climate change.

Art Institute of New York City students allege programs were not accredited as advertised

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 1, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Former students of a for-profit art school no longer in operation allege the university made false and misleading statements about its programs.

Woman alleges Majestic Pure Cosmeceuticals oils contain synthetic ingredients

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 24, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges that she paid a premium for a brand of essential oils she alleges is falsely advertised as natural.

Global Gold Mining seeks to confirm arbitration award with Caldera Resources

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 23, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Two New York corporations allege a Canadian corporation failed to comply with an arbitrator's award.

Saks Fifth Avenue, others alleged to have failed to protect private information of consumers

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 22, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers from New Jersey and Texas allege they were subjected to credit fraud after a data breach at three department stores.

Wall Street Journal alleged to have sold subscribers' information

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 17, 2018

NEW YORK, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A Wall Street Journal subscriber alleges his personal information was sold to third parties without his consent.

Two trials, same result: Sheldon Silver guilty of using public office to make millions from asbestos lawsuits

By John O'Brien | May 12, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – For a second time, a jury has convicted former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of corruption for using his status as a lawmaker and asbestos attorney to rake in millions of dollars.

LabMD alleges attorney with Missouri law firm unlawfully represented whistleblower

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 11, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Georgia cancer detection laboratory is seeking a trial by jury over the outcome of a whistleblower suit.

Man alleges Off! Clean Feel spray is ineffective in repelling mosquitoes

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 9, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer claims a brand of insect repellent spray is "ineffective and worthless."

Florida retirement system alleges it was damaged by price fall of Macquarie Infrastructure Corp. stock

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 7, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A retirement system for employees of a Florida city allege that a New York company omitted and/or misrepresented facts about the company, which impacted stock prices.

Sheldon Silver `blinded by greed,’ prosecutor says as retrial opens

By Dan Fisher | Apr 30, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Sheldon Silver used his immense power as Speaker of the New York State Assembly to reap millions of dollars in bribes from Weitz & Luxenberg, one of the most prominent asbestos law firms in the country, a prosecutor told jurors at the opening of Silver’s retrial on federal corruption trials.

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