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California attorney general opposes Texas' efforts to repeal Affordable Care Act

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced May 16 that he joined a coalition of 16 attorneys general to intervene in a lawsuit brought forth against the United States by Texas over the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

California urges appeals court to reconsider decision to strike down fiduciary rule

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced May 17 that he has joined the attorneys general of New York and Oregon in urging the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its decision to deny the states’ motion to intervene in a case regarding Obama-era regulations for financial advisers.

Former University of Southern California student files suit over gynecologist's allegedly inappropriate contact

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California woman alleges a gynecologist at a university's student health center had inappropriate physical contact with female patients.

Arkansas Teacher Retirement System alleges Prothena stock was artificially inflated

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A retirement system established for the education community in Arkansas alleges it was damaged when stock prices for a biotechnology company fell in April.

Man alleges late fees charged by Men's Wearhouse for garment rental are 'unethical'

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California man alleges late fees charged by formal wear rental businesses are unlawful and unethical.

Exxon: Climate change plaintiffs' response to dismissal argument a 'distraction'

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – ExxonMobil's motion to dismiss a climate change lawsuit filed against it by two California cities makes a jurisdictional argument while it pursues a possible lawsuit against city officials in Texas.

Consumers who fell ill after eating romaine allege Taylor Farms Pacific, others falsely advertised products

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Two California residents allege they became ill after consuming romaine lettuce and allege the products were falsely advertised as "ready to enjoy."

Consumer claims CVS sunscreen has SPF of 26, not 100-plus as advertised

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles consumer alleges a pharmacy's brand of sunscreen has an inaccurate and inflated sun protection factor (SPF).

Case over allegedly false SPF rating on Banana Boat sunscreens will continue

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A court has denied a motion to dismiss a suit against the producers of a brand of sunscreen over allegations they falsely stated the sun protection factor (SPF) on two types of sunscreen.

Judge denies Kellogg's motion to dismiss suit over alleged artificial flavoring in Pringles chips

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that claimed the makers of Pringles failed to disclose certain ingredients in its salt and vinegar-flavored chips.

IRS wins legal fight with Facebook over audit dispute

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge granted a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Facebook against the Internal Revenue Service for allegedly denying its right to an independent forum.

Two counts of fuel charge suit against Sysco Corp. filed by restaurant owners dismissed

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge partially granted a motion to dismiss in a lawsuit against Sysco Corp. over an alleged fuel surcharge.

East West Tea Co. says deficiencies in suit over kombucha are 'significant,' seeks dismissal

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A tea company filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging it misled customers with its Yogi Green Tea Kombucha.

HSN asks why it's being sued if woman bought My Little Steamer at Bed, Bath and Beyond

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – Companies associated with the My Little Steamer product allege an amended complaint over the product's alleged defects is “fatally defective” and requested the court reject it with prejudice.

Sirius XM says 'same lawyers' are bringing 'same suit,' ask judge to dismiss TCPA class action

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – Sirius XM Radio Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that it says "epitomizes abusive class action litigation."

California court inclined to deny motion to dismiss class action complaint over Flintstone vitamins

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge has issued an order saying he is inclined to deny Bayer Healthcare’s motion to dismiss a class action complaint brought by a customer who claims Flintstone Gummies vitamins aren’t a “complete” supplement as labeled.

Consumer alleges thread count on sheet sets purchased at Ross Stores were inflated

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims that the thread counts of bedding and linen products sold at Ross stories were inflated.

Man alleges L.L. Bean's updated guarantee rescinds what company promised

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A Berkeley, California man alleges he has been injured by L.L. Bean's reversal of its "100 percent satisfaction guarantee."

Skechers alleges Adidas made improper payments to athletes to use products

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A footwear company is seeking damages from Adidas over allegations it made "illicit' payments to athletes into wearing or endorsing their products.

California Sportfishing Protection Alliance alleges site in state is unlawfully discharging contaminated stormwater

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit benefit corporation alleges that a site that handles the recycling or disposal of public and commercial solid waste is unlawfully discharging contaminated stormwater.