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Individuals claim Navient Solutions harassed them with calls over family member's loans

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 15, 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Two Pennsylvania consumers allege a student loan servicer is unlawfully contacting them regarding a family member's loan.

Catalent Pharma Solutions alleged to have terminated director in retaliation for reports

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 15, 2018

TRENTON, NJ (Legal Newsline) – A Kentucky woman alleges she was terminated in retaliation by her pharmaceutical company employer after reporting allegedly unlawful activity.

Customer alleges Ulta Beauty resells used products as new

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 15, 2018

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Florida woman alleges a beauty store chain unlawfully resells partially used products.

Court denies Carrington Tea’s motion to dismiss injunctive relief claim over coconut oil

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 15, 2018

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California issued an order denying Carrington Tea Co.’s motion to dismiss an amended claim for injunctive relief that claimed Carrington was misleading consumers into thinking its coconut oils were healthy.

Airline moves to dismiss lawsuit over $80 airline tax again in Florida court

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 15, 2018

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

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 15, 2018

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.

Kansas court rules use of AMA guide is unconstitutional in case of twice-injured UPS driver

By Karen Kidd | Jun 15, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – Use of an American Medical Association guide to rate disability for work-related injuries is unconstitutional as applied to a case, the Kansas Court of Appeals ruled recently in the case of a parcel delivery driver who twice injured his shoulder.

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Some attorneys say West Virginia courts are too lenient when it comes to certifying class actions

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 14, 2018

CHARLESTON – A recent state Supreme Court ruling about class action lawsuits has some in the legal community dismayed about the way such cases are certified in West Virginia.

NYC's climate change lawsuit faces scrutiny from judge during dismissal arguments

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 14, 2018

A clearly skeptical federal judge questioned the basic premise behind New York City’s lawsuit against five of the world’s biggest oil companies over climate change on Wednesday

Plaintiffs allowed to pursue injunctive relief in class action over 'natural' claims of Tradewind's tea

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 14, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. District Court for the Central District Court of California granted two plaintiffs' motion to reconsider the court’s ruling to dismiss their claims for injunctive relief in their suit alleging Tradewinds Beverage Co. violated the False Advertising Law by claiming their ice tea beverages were “100 percent Natural.”

Alcon and Allergan, sued over eye drops that are allegedly too big, seek dismissal

By John Breslin | Jun 14, 2018

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – The makers of prescription eye drops are asking a federal court to dismiss a class action that claims the containers dispense too much medicine into the eye.

Chicago asks judge to toss HomeAway's lawsuit over housing ordinance

By Charmaine Little | Jun 14, 2018

The City of Chicago has requested the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in the Eastern Division dismiss a case that alleges one of its regulations favors Airbnb against competitor, HomeAway.com Inc.

Retired AA Management Group employee files suit over fraud allegations

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 14, 2018

MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – A Wisconsin man has filed suit against his former employer over allegations facts were omitted from him before he accepted an early retirement offer.

California Communities Against Toxics, Mattco Forge reach settlement over polluted storm water allegations

By Charmaine Little | Jun 14, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California company alleged to have released polluted storm water into Los Angeles waterways has reached a settlement with the environmental group that filed a lawsuit against it.

Lawsuit over Benecol's 'no trans fat' label will continue after judge's ruling

By Charmaine Little | Jun 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A food company’s motion to dismiss a suit over its allegedly misleading “no trans fat” label was denied.

Pizza Refiners Corp. alleged to have continued to use Little Caesar's mark after agreement was terminated

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 14, 2018

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – A New York corporation is alleged to have unlawfully continued to use the Little Caesar's marks after its franchise agreement was terminated.

Hobby Lobby Stores alleged to misrepresent prices of merchadise

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 14, 2018

PENSACOLA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges that an arts and crafts store chain advertises discounts that were not actually provided to customers.

Woman alleges firework from Black Cat Marketing, Dave's Wholesale Fireworks exploded prematurely, injured hand

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 14, 2018

HANNIBAL, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – A Colorado woman alleges a firework she purchased exploded prematurely and caused the amputation of fingers on one hand.

Two alleges injures from shingles vaccine Zostavax

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 14, 2018

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Two Florida women allege they contracted shingles after receiving a vaccine to prevent the disease.

Honeywell International alleges other companies also liable for New York lake cleanup

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 14, 2018

SYRACUSE, NY (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey corporation alleges that other corporations have also contributed to the contamination of a New York lake and should also be responsible for remediation costs.

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