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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.

American Infertility of New York seeks $3 million in damages over alleged Internet scheme

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 8, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A fertility center in New York City alleges that it is being harmed by a negative search engine optimization scheme.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer alleges it is owed more than $1 million for legal services

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 30, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York City law firm alleges a Republic of Congo limited liability company failed to pay it for its services in a legal matter.

Fighting multiple fronts, Comcast awaits patent decision that could raise prices

By Jessica Karmasek and John O'Brien | Nov 17, 2017

Last week, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a notice stating it has extended the “target date” for the completion of its investigation to Nov. 16.

Odebrecht S.A. alleged to have engaged in 'massive bribery and kickback scheme'

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 6, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A state agency that manages retirement funds for public employees alleges that lost millions after purchasing notes for a Brazil-based company.

Cascade Collections alleged to have violated collection laws with letter

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 1, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges a debt collection letter she received is unlawful.

Napoli Shkolnik hasn't paid $351K bill, lawsuit alleges

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 31, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A Texas-based litigation support services provider alleges that a law firm failed to pay for its services.

Consumer claims brand of Pampers baby wipes are not 'natural' as advertised

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 31, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges a brand of baby wipes is deceptively marketing as providing a natural clean.

Junior Mints box has 43 percent empty air and is deceiving, consumer alleges

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 13, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newline) – A consumer alleges she was deceived by a candy manufacturer because it misrepresented the amount of candy consumers were purchasing.

Lawsuit claims Proganix hair care line is falsely advertised

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 13, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges a line of hair care products falsely represents that it can repair damaged hair.

New York court sends question in 9/11 responders, NFL players case to Pennsylvania court

By Angela Underwood | Oct 6, 2017

A question in a lawsuit against a legal funding company that allegedly scammed 9/11 responders and former NFL players has swapped judges’ hands.

Oorah Inc. seeks damages over lawsuit against Covista Communications

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 29, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey organization has filed suit over allegations that the defendant parties conspired to delay a lawsuit.

Eaters claim Cookie Do Inc.'s cookie dough products made them sick

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 26, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers have filed a class action over claims that cookie dough products were deceptively advertised as being safe to eat and would not cause illness.

Consumers claim streaming service for Mayweather, McGregor fight was defective

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 21, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Consumers allege they paid nearly $100 to stream the Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor boxing match and that the streaming service was defective.

Bug Runner Exterminating Co. alleged to have failed to pay overtime wages

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 14, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Three former employees of a Spring Valley, New York, company allege they are owed unpaid overtime wages.

Restaurant sued for advertising specials via text message

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 14, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York restaurant and bar is alleged to have sent unwanted texts advertising specials.

Stock holder alleges Blue Apron made false statements, caused stock prices to drop

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 8, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A stock holder in a meal kit delivery service company alleges he was damaged when share prices fell in August.

Bank of America Corp., others named in antitrust lawsuit filed by retirement systems

By Wadi Reformado | Aug 25, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Three retirement systems have filed an antitrust class action against several financial institutions

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