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Time running out for lawyers suing opioid industry to show specific proof

By Daniel Fisher | Oct 20, 2018

The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against the opioid industry has given plaintiffs a stark choice on a tight deadline: Hand over evidence of specific prescriptions they believe were improper or lose the right to present such evidence forever.

Timeshare buyers allege units are difficult to use, seek rescission from Holiday Inn Club Vacations

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 19, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Several consumers are seeking the rescission of their contracts for timeshares they purchased over allegations they are difficult to use.

Consumers allege Honey Bunches of Oats cereals only contain 'miniscule amounts of honey'

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 19, 2018

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Two Massachusetts consumers allege a brand of cereal is deceptively marketed as if it is primarily sweetened with honey.

IDT Energy alleged to have called numbers listed on Do-Not-Call registry to market services

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 19, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Residents of Illinois and New Jersey allege a New Jersey energy service provider harassed them with marketing calls.

Consumer alleges Justin's Peanut Butter Cups come in packaging with 40 percent empty space

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 18, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges a brand of peanut butter cup candy comes in a package that contains 40 percent empty space.

CSX Transportation alleges recycling company misrepresented it was insolvent to avoid paying judgment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 18, 2018

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A rail transportation company alleges a Massachusetts company made fraudulent misrepresentations to avoid paying a judgment.

Trump campaign aide Gates alleged to owe more than $300,000 to law firm

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 18, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York law firm alleges a former Donald Trump campaign aide who pleaded guilty to two federal charges still owes it for legal fees.

Arizona settles claims against school district regarding procurement code

By Marian Johns | Oct 18, 2018

PHOENIX — The state of Arizona's civil claims against the governing board of the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) pertaining to the selection of construction managers for projects at two local schools have been settled, according to state Attorney General Mark Brnovich.

From SE Texas Record

Titus County sues Texas AG following opinion ordering opioid time and expense records released

By David Yates | Oct 18, 2018

AUSTIN – For the past year, numerous Texas counties pursuing opioid litigation against pharmaceutical giants have been subject to open records requests. The requests have sought a wide-range of information, including attorney solicitation emails, contract details with outside counsel and, in some cases, even time and expense records.

Televised Arizona attorney general debate gives voters some insight into the candidates

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 18, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich (R) and his opponent, January Contreras (D) faced off in a televised debated on Oct.10, discussing some key topics of their platforms.

Burnham isn't ready to present appeal of $7M NYC asbestos verdict; Arguments postponed to '19

By John O'Brien | Oct 18, 2018

Burnham isn't ready to present appeal of $7M NYC asbestos verdict; Arguments postponed to '19

Mott’s Fruit Flavored Snacks have artificial flavoring, consumer alleges

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 17, 2018

SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges Mott's Fruit Flavored Snacks labels do not disclose that the products contain artificial flavoring.

Center for Biological Diversity alleges Rehrig Pacific facility is discharging polluted storm water

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 17, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit corporation alleges a Los Angeles industrial facility is unlawfully discharging polluted storm water.

New York market distributors file suit against Kellogg over new distribution model

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 17, 2018

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Kellogg Co. distributors in the New York market allege that the company failed to honor its business commitments.

New Jersey settles allegations Aetna disclosed protected health information through mailing

By Marian Johns | Oct 17, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. — The state of New Jersey has reached a settlement with Aetna, Inc., over allegations the company disclosed protected health information including HIV/AIDS status and individuals' participation in medical studies.

Pfizer settles allegations its 'Pay No More Than' coupon program deceived consumers

By Marian Johns | Oct 17, 2018

NEW YORK — Pfizer Inc. has agreed to pay more than $2.5 million in penalties to settle charges by the New York State Attorney General's Office of deceptively marketing its co-payment coupon program "Pay No More Than."

Former national cleaning service workers allege they were not paid for travel time

By Marian Johns | Oct 17, 2018

BOSTON — Several former employees of a national cleaning service have alleged they were not compensated for travel time, according to the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office.

Massachusetts Realtors, property owners allegedly discriminated against voucher program participants

By Marian Johns | Oct 17, 2018

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Attorney General's Office has settled three separate cases involving housing providers, Realtors and rental agents over allegations of income-based discrimination.

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