U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York News

Consumer alleges Werther's caramel candy bags have excessive slack-fill

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges a specific bag size of Werther's Original Sugar Free Chew Caramels candies misrepresents the amount of product in the bag and the candy's effect on blood glucose levels.

Contemporary artist alleges MoMA, other museums are engaged in conspiracy

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York contemporary artist alleges several museums have engaged in an unlawful conspiracy to deprive him of access to the contemporary art market.

Hair loss class action against L'Oreal gets past dismissal motion

By Angela Underwood | Feb 12, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A big brand hair product’s motion to dismiss is limp, according to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Judge Lorna Schofield.

Former LoveBug Nutrition Inc. director alleges termination was improper

By Louie Torres | Feb 7, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The former director of a New York company alleges he was improperly terminated.

Consumer alleges financial injuries over alleged slack-fill in 50-cent box of Sixlets candy

By Louie Torres | Feb 6, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit over allegations she was financially injured after purchasing a 50-cent box of chocolate candy because she did not receive the quantity she paid for and was promised.

Consumer claims Takis chips bags contain nonfunctioning slack-fill

By Louie Torres | Feb 5, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims a brand of tortilla chips bags are filled with mostly air.

Lawyer alleges Morelli Ratner Law Firm PLLC still owes $200,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 5, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A lawyer alleges that his former employer has defaulted on a written agreement.

Consumer claims 22 Days Nutrition Plant Power Protein Powder container has nonfunctional slack-fill

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 5, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims a brand of protein powder is packed with nonfunctional slack-fill.

Viber Media alleges NxtGn owes more than $500,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 5, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (Legal Newsline) – Two Florida companies are alleged to have failed to pay legal fees.

Consumers claim Gateway Energy Services Corp. rates are not competitive

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 26, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Two New Jersey consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against an energy supplier over allegations that its rates do not reflect changes in the energy market and they are paying more for electricity.

J&J Snack Foods Corp. alleged to have mislabeled amount in cup of Luigi's Real Italian Ice

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 26, 2018

WHITE PLAINS. N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Two customers allege that containers of Luigi's Real Italian Ice do not contain the amount of product advertised.

Stock purchaser alleges AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. issued inaccurate registration statement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 26, 2018

WHITE PLAINS. N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A purchaser in common stocks of a theatrical exhibition business alleges a registration statement contained untrue statements.

Array BioPharma sues AstraZeneca over proceeds from cancer treatment drug, wants case heard in N.Y. state court

By Angela Underwood | Jan 23, 2018

NEW YORK CITY (Legal Newsline) – Plaintiff Array BioPharma Inc. is asking that its complaint against defendant AstraZeneca PLC be remanded back to state court.

DOJ wants dismissal of lawsuit alleging uncertainty over Mulvaney's CFPB appointment

By David Hutton | Jan 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Department of Justice (DOJ) continues to maintain that a New York credit union shouldn’t be able to file a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s appointment of Mick Mulvaney as acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Consumer claims California Baby products are falsely advertised as natural

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 4, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against the makers of products for children over allegations the products are misrepresented as natural.

Consumer files suit over alleged amount of slack-fill in Herbal Zen Nutrition protein powder container

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 20, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims a brand of protein powder is sold in a container with 41 percent slack-fill.

Individual alleges Starz ignored subscription cancellation requests

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 20, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A Bronx County, New York consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a global media and entertainment company over allegations it prevents consumers from canceling a free trial.

Lyft settles proposed class action over toll charges after judge affirms arbitration agreement

By Sara McCleary | Dec 12, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – After receiving a positive ruling from a federal judge, riide share company Lyft has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed against it by a New York plaintiff who had sought class action certification for his suit over toll charges.

N.Y. firm claims DOJ illegally changed terms of its Madoff victim fund

By Jessica Karmasek | Dec 12, 2017

Last month, The Barry Fischer Law Firm LLC filed its lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The firm said it is concerned its clients will not receive their compensation and, in turn, it will not receive its fees.

Buffalo Wild Wings objects to being sued by vegetarian

By Dee Thompson | Dec 11, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Buffalo Wild Wings, sued by a vegetarian for allegedly using beef tallow in its food and not disclosing it to customers, continues to argue that the case against it should be dismissed as a matter of law.

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