BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Dunkin' Brands has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit over allegations it misrepresented the ingredients in its steak in sandwiches.
TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A St. Petersburg, Florida retail store is seeking a review of its suspension as a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) retailer.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – A ride-hailing service company alleges an Ohio-based insurance company sent it junk faxes.
SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) - As Facebook faces a deeply damaging class action suit over its admitted sale of data to third parties, the potential that other social media and tech companies will be hauled before the courts is increasing in likelihood.
TALLAHASSEE — An operation aimed at stopping scams which target small businesses led by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and other state and federal agencies has resulted in 24 actions.
Former pro baseball player sues AP, ESPN and USA Today for defamation over article about elk antler supplement
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A former professional baseball player and his company are suing ESPN, The Associated Press and USA Today after a 2016 news article was published that had alleged false information. The three defendants have filed motions to dismiss the lawsuit.
Woman appeals dismissal of suit over Bed, Bath & Beyond pillows; She was offered refund before filing suit
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Bed, Bath & Beyond’s legal matters with a customer who alleged it misled consumers continues as the woman challenged the court’s dismissal of her negligent misrepresentation case.
TRENTON, NJ (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey resident alleges a fitness center in the state sent him text messages for marketing purposes without his permission.
A dissident emerges in Pennsylvania's opioid litigation: Lehigh Co. claims its case has been highjacked
The fight for control of Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation is not over, as Lehigh County is not happy that its case has been grouped in with more than 30 others and that lawyers it previously rejected have been tasked with overseeing the proceedings.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Two Pennsylvania consumers allege a student loan servicer is unlawfully contacting them regarding a family member's loan.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Florida woman alleges a beauty store chain unlawfully resells partially used products.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for airline Insel International filed a motion to dismiss a man’s amended complaint over an airline tax, stating the amended complaint should still be dismissed for improper forum, lack of jurisdiction and failure to state a claim.
Class action plaintiff against Hertz told to arbitrate toll fee claims; Judge says 'reasonable person' should know they're bound to contract
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A California court has granted Hertz Corp.’s motion to compel arbitration in a case over allegations that Hertz overcharged for a toll violation fee, noting that the plaintiff was bound by contract to arbitrate all claims.
FORT PIERCE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Two Florida women allege they contracted shingles after receiving a vaccine to prevent the disease.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Collier County, Florida woman alleges Verizon is attempting to collect an alleged debt for phones she returned within the cancellation policy.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The manufacturer of computer peripherals and accessories is alleged to have misrepresented the characteristics of a speaker system.
ORLANDO, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Sanford, Fla. consumer alleges his privacy was invaded by a store's collection calls.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - The latest wave of state lawsuits over the opioid crisis illustrates sharp differences emerging in how governments litigate these cases, both in whom they choose to sue and whether private lawyers stand to get a piece of the action.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced May 15 that her office is suing a group of major pharmaceutical companies for their alleged role in the national opioid epidemic.