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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.

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.

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