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Consumers allege Monat hair care products cause sores, headaches

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – An Iowa couple alleges a line of hair care products failed to disclose harmful side effects.

Minnesota woman alleges loan she took out to purchase dog had 120 percent interest rate

MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – A Carlton County, Minnesota consumer alleges two companies failed to disclose the interest rate on a loan.

ApplicantPro alleged to have invaded man's privacy with text messages

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Palm Beach County, Florida individual alleges that his privacy was invaded by telemarketing texts from a Utah company.

Consumer alleges sent unsolicited marketing text messages

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A private jet charter and jet rental company is alleged to have engaged in unsolicited telemarketing.

ADT Corp. alleged to have placed telemarketing calls to Florida man

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Florida man alleges a security company unlawfully called him for marketing purposes.

Former AARP Medigap policy owner alleges charges were artificially inflated

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Stuart, Florida consumer claims that he was deceived into paying artificially inflated charges for Medicare supplement health insurance.

Energy companies Nuclear Energy Institute Inc. breached agreement regarding database access

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Energy companies allege a nuclear industry trade association breached their agreement by excluding them from the use of a database needed to screen workers at commercial nuclear power plants.

National Compounding Co. Inc., others alleged to have submitted false Medicare claims

TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Pharmacies doing business in Florida are alleged to have submitted false claims to government programs.

EEOC's case over trucker allegedly not hired because of service dog transferred

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Florida federal judge has denied CRST International’s motion to dismiss a man’s lawsuit alleging it did not hire him as a truck driver because he has a service dog to help cope with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health issues.

Burger King customer alleges receipt exposed his private information

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Florida man alleges a fast food restaurant chain exposed him and other customers to a heightened risk of identity theft because of the amount of digits of a card number printed on a receipt.

Florida health care facility alleged to have submitted false Medicare, Medicaid claims

TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Spring Hill, Florida health care facility is alleged to have submitted false and fraudulent patient claims to the federal government and the state of Florida.

In Pennsylvania, you can drive an Uber while still collecting unemployment

Pennsylvania Record

HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania overturned a ruling of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review that denied benefits to a former behavioral specialist who took on work as an Uber driver, according to a Jan. 24 opinion.

Opioid judge doesn't want media to know details of settlement talks

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors has named the teams of lawyers who will try to negotiate a settlement of hundreds of federal lawsuits - a complex task given parallel investigations and litigation by state attorneys general and potentially conflicting goals of private attorneys and their government counterparts.

The Attorney Law Group Inc. alleged to be using another law firm's name for advertising

ORLANDO (Legal Newsline) – An Orlando law firm claims that a Fort Lauderdale firm and Miramar individual are unlawfully using its name for advertising.

Royal Caribbean Cruises employee alleges she was assaulted on cruise ship

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A resident of Argentina employed by Royal Caribbean alleges she was sexually assaulted by another co-worker while working on the Majesty of the Seas.

Florida estate sale business owner alleges Fox, 'Pawn Stars' producer damaged reputation

ORLANDO, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Maitland, Florida owner of an estate sale business alleges the television production company responsible for "Pawn Stars" and Fox News Network damaged his reputation and forced him to close his business.

Inkaholik Tattoos Inc. alleged to have sent 50 unwanted text messages to Florida woman

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Florida woman alleges a Miami tattoo parlor sent her dozens of unwanted text messages.

Fla. judge recommends dismissing much of suit against Tinder, says app never promised to stay free forever

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Florida federal judge has recommended that certain counts of a class action lawsuit against Tinder over allegations of misleading business practices be dismissed.

Businessman sues Fla. House of Representatives to block subpoena over Visit Florida investigation

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Businessman Pat Roberts has sued the Florida House of Representatives and House Speaker Richard Corcoran after being served with a subpoena for documents that he says are not relevant to the investigation for which he is the subject.

Consumer claims Transworld Systems Inc. invaded privacy with collection calls meant for another person

TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Pennsylvania debt collector is alleged to have invaded a Florida woman's privacy with calls meant for another person.