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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.

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.

Second Circuit rules for Chevron, agrees $9.5 billion judgment against oil giant was product of fraud, racketeering

By Jessica Karmasek | Aug 9, 2016

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit this week sided with the company, finding “no basis” for overturning the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York’s judgment in 2014.

Second Circuit: Class can be decertified after jury verdict

By Jessica Karmasek | Aug 4, 2016

Plaintiff Joseph Mazzei filed a class action against The Money Store, TMS Mortgage Inc. and HomEq Servicing Corp. for breach of contract, challenging the imposition of post-acceleration late fees on mortgages. Last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, which granted the defendants’ post-verdict motion to decertify and entered judgment in favor only of Mazzei.

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