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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.

Class action alleges Hershey's misrepresents amount of Kisses in Classic Bags

By Louie Torres | Nov 2, 2016

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a candy company alleging that it falsely advertises the total content of a certain brand of its chocolates.

Held & Hines alleges Philadelphia woman did not pay for legal services in Fashion Digital case

By Wadi Reformado | Oct 21, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York partnership alleges a Philadelphia woman has not paid for legal services it provided.

Two consumers allege Costco's cans of chickens have too little meat

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 19, 2016

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — Two consumers are suing Costco, alleging misrepresentation, breach of implied warranty, unfair competition and fraud.

Bank of America, Merrill Lynch et al allegedly conspired to violate antitrust law

By Legal News Line | Oct 13, 2016

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — Employees with a welfare and pension fund and all others similarly situated have filed a class-action lawsuit against several businesses for alleged conspiracy and violation of antitrust laws.

Refund not enough for woman suing Welspun over alleged Egyptian cotton fraud

By Tara Mapes | Sep 16, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A North Carolina customer is suing a textile company, alleging it fraudulently marketed certain bed linens as made from 100 percent Egyptian cotton.

WLF: Disbarment, criminal charges should be possibilities for corrupt attorney

By Karen Kidd | Aug 24, 2016

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Federal prosecutors should consider criminal charges against the lawyer who pursued Chevron for alleged contamination of the Ecuadorian Amazon after an appeals court upheld a lower court's ruling that it was all a fraud, a public interest attorney said during a recent interview.

New Yorker claims alleged breach of contract against former employers

By Louie Torres | Aug 17, 2016

WHITE PLAINS — An individual has filed suit against her previous employer, Talisman, Delorenz & Pinnisi P.C., Talisman & Delorenz P.C., Steven J. Delorenz and Kimberly Delorenz, citing alleged breach of contract, fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

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