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Ryanair Holdings alleged to have made false statements that inflated share prices

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A securities class action has been filed against a Dublin, Ireland-based airline operator and its CEO over allegations the price of its shares were inflated.

Photographer files suit after Adobe Systems software allegedly permanently deleted files

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A Maryland photographer and videographer is suing a software maker over allegations a software program permanently deleted files.

MORGAN LEWIS: US News-Best Lawyers Name Morgan Lewis as Law Firm of the Year in Two Categories

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

The US News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes client, lawyer, and peer review.

Former Burger King employees allege agreement between franchises restricted employee mobility

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Two residents from Louisiana and Pennsylvania allege a no-poach, no-hire agreement between Burger King franchisees suppressed their wages.

Weitz firm wants 24 NYC asbestos cases consolidated into 12 trials; Group includes 13 mesothelioma claims

By John O'Brien | Nov 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The main asbestos law firm in New York City is asking a judge there to schedule joint trials that would consolidate 24 cases into 12 trials.

Revitalizing Auto Communities Environmental Response Trust files suit over cleanup costs of New York site

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 13, 2018

UTICA, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – An independent environmental response fund and its trustee allege several entities are liable for cleanup costs of an area in New York.

U.S. accuses Swiss company of residential mortgage-backed securities fraud

By Marian Johns | Nov 12, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal government is suing a Swiss investment bank and financial services company https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UBS for alleged residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) fraud, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced.

Rawlings baseball bats weigh 2 ounces more than advertised, lawsuit alleges

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 8, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges a sports equipment manufacturer misrepresents the weights of its baseball bats.

Ind. SC rules for FanDuel, DraftKings in lawsuit by college athletes seeking money

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 8, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Legal Newsline) – The Indiana Supreme Court has answered a question submitted to it by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in a case between fantasy sports operators and the use of personalities of former collegiate athletes.

Man lived in Kansas, so kick his asbestos claims out of NYC court, defendants say

By John O'Brien | Nov 8, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Companies facing lawsuits in New York City’s controversial asbestos court are using U.S. Supreme Court decisions from recent years that prevented plaintiffs lawyers from suing in whatever court they felt like.

Orgain's ready-to-drink products contain less than 16 grams of protein, consumers allege

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 7, 2018

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – An Irvine, California company that makes ready-to-drink protein products is alleged to falsely advertise the amount of protein in the products.

'Military-themed' jewelry retailer allegedly deceived service members with illegal financing

By Marian Johns | Nov 7, 2018

ALBANY — New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood has filed a lawsuit against a national "military-themed" jewelry retailer, alleging it mislead military service members with illegal financing and other illegal acts.

Woman tells court that Diet Coke dupes drinkers into thinking it can help with weight loss

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 7, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The plaintiff in a lawsuit against The Coca-Cola Co. who alleges the company misleadingly markets Diet Coke as a weight-loss beverage is appealing a court's decision to toss the suit.

Delaware vice chancellor stays he 'cannot approve' Goldman Sachs settlement

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 7, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A proposed settlement between Goldman Sachs Group and a shareholder received an unfavorable opinion from a Delaware vice chancellor.

Coca-Cola: 'Reasonable consumers' understand that 'diet' means free from calories

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 7, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers who dispute the use of the word "diet" in Coca-Cola's Diet Coke soft drink are opposing the beverage giant's motion to dismiss their suit.

Lawsuit over empty space in Junior Mints boxes dismissed; Judge said persons of 'ordinary intelligence' would not have been tricked

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 7, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit against candy maker Tootsie Roll over alleged misrepresentation regarding the amount of Junior Mints per box and which was previously dismissed by a New York judge has been closed during an appeal.

WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN & DICKER: Cornish Nominated for EB5 Investors: 2018 Top 25 Attorneys Edition

By Press release submission | Nov 7, 2018

Robert Cornish (Of Counsel-Washington, DC) has been nominated for consideration to as a top professional in the EB-5 industry.

SHEPPARD MULLIN: Sheppard Mullin Lands Seven-Attorney Real Estate Group In New York

By Press release submission | Nov 6, 2018

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce seven attorneys have joined the firm’s Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental practice group in New York from Venable LLP.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Samuel L. Moultrie Named a Delaware Business Times ‘2018 DBT40’ Award Winner

By Press release submission | Nov 6, 2018

Samuel L. Moultrie, a Litigation associate in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Delaware office, has been named a Delaware Business Times'“2018 DBT40” award winner.

Pharmaceutical company SpecGx alleges New York's Opioid Stewardship Act is unconstitutional

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Missouri pharmaceutical company has filed suit in a New York federal court over allegations the state's Opioid Stewardship Act (OSA) is unconstitutional.

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