Last year, a California man filed a class action lawsuit against the makers of Annie Chun food products, claiming the products’ labels and packaging -- which state all natural ingredients are used and no MSG has been added -- are false and misleading because the products contain ingredients that have MSG.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane’s office announced two legal filings that will help protect consumers during the acquisition of Gulf Oil L.P. by ArcLight Energy Partners Fund VI, LP.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – In the first ever legally enforceable judgment by a state against a foreign company, California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has secured a $100,000 settlement with India-based Pratibha Syntex LTD over unfair competitive advantage allegations.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced that Truong-Thinh Market Inc. and its president, Joseph Pham, will pay more than $100,000 over allegations it violated state wage laws.
ALBANY, N.Y. – New York Attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman announced an agreement with WorkFitMedical LLC that forces the company to provide better information to consumers about its participation in health plans.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – In a brief filed with the state’s Supreme Court, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson urged the justices to uphold a Benton County Superior Court decision that would force Arlene’s Flowers to stop its alleged discrimination against gay and lesbian customers.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced recently that his office has filed for a public hearing over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposition to take dredged material from Cleveland Harbor and put it directly into Lake Erie.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that the Joint Legislative Audit Review Committee (JLARC), in a unanimous, bipartisan vote, approved the final audit report for the renewal of Washington’s Medicaid Fraud False Claims Act (FCA).
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A California man and an Illinois man are suing a sports nutrition and supplements company over claims its products' ingredients have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, in partnership with the California Department of Consumer Affairs, announced the universal launch of a program called the Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES 2.0).
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced a brief filing in support of Vermont’s call on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to make sure that it would use funds for decommissioning to clean up radioactive waste at closed power plants.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. agency that regulates the offering and providing of consumer-financial products and services is suing a consumer information aggregator and two of its chief officers over claims they didn't properly vet lead purchasers.
Plaintiffs’ lawyers in the pelvic mesh multidistrict litigation have been competing for claims because of their tremendous monetary value, according to a memorandum filed earlier this year by one of the seven defendants in the massive MDL.