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Fyre Festival hit with class action lawsuit after cancellation

By Wadi Reformado | May 12, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — Two New York City customers have filed a class action lawsuit against festival operators alleging negligence and negligent misrepresentation.

Stockholder accuses financial business, board of violating law

By Mike Torres | May 4, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A stockholder has filed a class action lawsuit against a Rhode Island financial company and its board, alleging violation of federal law.

Former employee of legal funding company sues

By Louie Torres | Apr 27, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A New Jersey man is suing a legal funding business, alleging breach of contract.

Confide making false security claims, lawsuit says

By Mike Torres | Apr 27, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A Michigan consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a communications app business, alleging negligent misrepresentation and unjust enrichment.

Lawsuit accuses medical technologies firm of securities violations

By Wadi Reformado | Apr 3, 2017

An individual has filed a class action lawsuit against an Arizona corporation, Insys Therapeutics Inc., and its officers, Santosh J. Vetticaden and Darryl S. Baker, citing an alleged violation of federal securities law.

Expert: Moose Munch packaging lawsuit not Harry & David's first

By Carrie Salls | Mar 10, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit filed against Harry and David LLC is part of a growing trend of litigation related to the amount of actual product contained in consumer packaging, according to the executive director of truthinadvertising.org.

Racketeering case against Lending Club moved to arbitration

By Mike Helenthal | Mar 3, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge has ordered a class action lawsuit targeting online loan to arbitration on Jan. 30.

Moose Munch Popcorn the subject of class action lawsuit

By Louie Torres | Feb 24, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A New York consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Harry and David, alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

Study: New York, California courts ‘magnets’ for workplace class actions

By Jessica Karmasek | Feb 13, 2017

According to a Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s statistical study of class certification rulings in 2016, more conditional certification motions were granted within the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Ninth Circuit than any other courts in the country.

Man claims Time Warner mislead stockholders about AT&T merger

By Louie Torres | Feb 9, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — An individual has filed a class-action lawsuit against Time Warner, Inc.; Jeffrey L. Bewkes; James L. Barksdale; William P. Barr; Robert C. Clark; Mathias Dopfner; Jessica P. Einhorn; Carlos M. Gutierrez; Fred Hassan; Paul D. Wachter and Deborah C. Wright, citing alleged violation of federal law.

American Eagle reaches $14.5M settlement in spam text lawsuit, blames marketing firm

By Christopher Mobley | Feb 8, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Facing a class action lawsuit involving alleged spam text messages, American Eagle Outfitters has agreed to settle the proposed lawsuit by paying a large settlement to the plaintiffs.

N.Y. judge dismisses slack-fill suit against Muscle Milk maker

By Melissa Busch | Jan 12, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) –- A putative class action lawsuit against the maker of Muscle Milk protein powder has been dismissed by a Southern District of New York judge.

Consumer claims makers of Old Charter bourbon falsely advertises spirit's age

By Glenn Minnis | Dec 23, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York City man has filed suit against three major liquor manufacturers alleging that they strategically utilized inferior ingredients to make their product but continued to charge consumers and advertise the spirits as if it was of the same premium quality.

Nestle accused of falsely advertising Lean Cuisine meals as preservative-free

By Wadi Reformado | Dec 20, 2016

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit over allegations that a brand of frozen meals is falsely listed as being made with no preservatives

Class action filed over homeopathic teething products

By Wadi Reformado | Nov 29, 2016

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against the makers and sellers of homeopathic teething products over allegations they paid for products that are useless and unsafe.

Consumer alleges Dannon's yogurt is falsely advertised as all natural

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 22, 2016

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Minnesota consumer alleges a specific brand of yogurt is falsely advertised as being all natural.

Lyft named in class action suit alleging passengers were overcharged for toll fees

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 22, 2016

Individuals have filed a class-action lawsuit against Lyft Inc., a transportation company, citing alleged fraud.

Vegetarian files class action against Buffalo Wild Wings

By Wadi Reformado | Nov 22, 2016

A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., an establishment, citing alleged negligent misrepresentation.

Physician's Formula Cosmetics accused of deceptive marketing practices in class action

By Michael Abella | Nov 10, 2016

A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Physician’s Formula Cosmetics, Inc. and Physicians Formula, Inc., cosmetics manufacturers, citing alleged false, deceptive and misleading representations.

Colgate-Palmolive accused of false advertising in class action suit

By Wadi Reformado | Nov 2, 2016

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — Consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Colgate-Palmolive Co. and Tom's of Maine Inc., New York corporation, citing alleged negligent misrepresentation.

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