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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

Stock owner alleges WebMD statement submitted to SEC is false and misleading

By Wadi Reformado | Aug 23, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A stock owner of WebMD is seeking to enjoin a proposed transaction.

Consumer claims Premier Protein products do not contain amount of protein advertised

By Wadi Reformado | Aug 18, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges the maker of ready-to-drink protein products and protein bars misrepresents the amount of protein actually included in the products.

The Advisory Board Co. accused of misrepresenting facts about company

By Wadi Reformado | Aug 16, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Stockholders for a publicly traded consulting company allege that they have been damaged because they purchased stock at artificially inflated prices.

City Club of New York seeks to nullify permit modification for Pier 55 project

By Wadi Reformado | Aug 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit corporation alleges that a permit issued for a pier project in New York is unlawful.

Pret A Manger sandwich wraps alleged to be packaged with slack-fill

By Wadi Reformado | Aug 15, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges that Pret A Manger wraps are deceptively packaged.

Shareholders sue Lexmark

By Wadi Reformado | Aug 8, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A manufacturer of printers and related supplies is accused of violating federal securities laws.

Trade associations seek injunction against New York City's menu labeling enforcement

By Wadi Reformado | Aug 2, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A group of trade associations that represents food retailers, grocers and convenience stores alleges that New York City's implementation of menu labeling regulations is unlawful.

Law firms disagree about dividing up $8.6 million in fees awarded in Wells Fargo settlement

By Chandra Lye | Aug 1, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A dispute has arisen over the division of attorneys fees awarded by an Iowa court following a settlement in a class action case against Wells Fargo.

Atkins Nutritionals Inc. alleged to have deceptively marketed net carbs of food products

By Mike Torres | Aug 1, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The maker of Atkins food products is accused of deceptively marking the products with 'net carbs' to mislead customers about the impact on blood sugar levels.

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