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Lawsuit against TGI Friday's over potato skins likely lawyer-driven, legal reform group says

By John Suayan | Apr 12, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A prolific class action lawyer has sued TGI Fridays over its potato skins, alleging she was deceived by the packaging.

Bulgarian lawyer files fraud allegations against Dixon Attorneys, Gibbons PC in $10M suit over legal fees

By Pat Morris | Mar 15, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Bulgaria-based lawyer who does business in New York is suing two law firms and an individual attorney claiming mishandling of trust funds, fraudulent billing, double billing, misrepresenting work performed and dereliction of their legal duties. He is seeking $10 million in damages plus interest, costs and more.

Nonprofits allege EPA has failed to revise, review regulations for drinking water

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 11, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Three nonprofit organizations allege that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is behind on the regulatory process of the Safe Drinking Water Act.

WildHorse Resource Development stockholder files suit over proposed $3.9 billion merger with Chesapeake Energy

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 25, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A stockholder is seeking to enjoin a vote on a proposed merger between an independent oil and natural gas company based in Texas and other petroleum and natural gas company.

Consumer alleges Tarte's 'high-performance naturals' claims are false, products have synthetic ingredients

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 8, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a cosmetics company alleging its products contain a number of synthetic ingredients despite marketing that they are natural.

Bojangles' stock owner alleges proxy statement filed over Walker Merger Sub merger is incomplete

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 21, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A common stock owner in a North Carolina company alleges that an incomplete and misleading proxy statement was filed regarding a proposed merger.

Royal Fund, Stephenson Ventures allege CarePayment Holdings notes were sold in violation of Oregon law

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Two limited partnerships based in Nevada are seeking to recover losses they allege were the result of a scheme.

Bobby Brown alleges Showtime, others violated privacy in Whitney Houston documentary

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 5, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New Edition singer Bobby Brown alleges his rights to publicity and privacy were violated in a 2017 documentary about his late ex-wife, Whitney Houston.

Former Gateway Energy Services customer alleges it charges higher rates for electricity

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 23, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a New York energy company over allegations it charges excessive amounts for electricity.

Trump's endorsement of ACN: 'Not a word of this was true,' lawsuit says

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 20, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A group of people is suing President Donald Trump, his children and the Trump Corp. claiming they fraudulently promoted and endorsed business opportunities.

Jetsmarter member seeks $3.4 million in damages over breach of contract allegations

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 19, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York resident alleges an air transportation company failed to offer promised benefits after he upgraded his membership.

Ryanair Holdings alleged to have made false statements that inflated share prices

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A securities class action has been filed against a Dublin, Ireland-based airline operator and its CEO over allegations the price of its shares were inflated.

Coca-Cola: 'Reasonable consumers' understand that 'diet' means free from calories

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 7, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers who dispute the use of the word "diet" in Coca-Cola's Diet Coke soft drink are opposing the beverage giant's motion to dismiss their suit.

Lawsuit over empty space in Junior Mints boxes dismissed; Judge said persons of 'ordinary intelligence' would not have been tricked

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 7, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit against candy maker Tootsie Roll over alleged misrepresentation regarding the amount of Junior Mints per box and which was previously dismissed by a New York judge has been closed during an appeal.

Philip Morris stockholder alleges he purchased stock at artificially inflated prices

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 2, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A stockholder alleges prices for a tobacco company's stock were artificially inflated during the first quarter of 2018.

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.

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