DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Two Pennsylvania consumers allege a student loan servicer is unlawfully contacting them regarding a family member's loan.
TRENTON, NJ (Legal Newsline) – A Kentucky woman alleges she was terminated in retaliation by her pharmaceutical company employer after reporting allegedly unlawful activity.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Florida woman alleges a beauty store chain unlawfully resells partially used products.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.”
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
HANNIBAL, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – A Colorado woman alleges a firework she purchased exploded prematurely and caused the amputation of fingers on one hand.
FORT PIERCE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Two Florida women allege they contracted shingles after receiving a vaccine to prevent the disease.
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.