NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A group of trade associations that represents food retailers, grocers and convenience stores alleges that New York City's implementation of menu labeling regulations is unlawful.
AKRON, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Two organizations are seeking a review of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency's list of impaired waters, arguing that the open waters of Lake Erie should be included.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Texas couple have filed a lawsuit against international multilevel marketing company Arbonne alleging it is "a pyramid scheme masquerading as a direct seller of health and beauty products," their suit states.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A Texas consumer has filed a lawsuit against the makers of Nature's Recipe pet food over allegations that the products are falsely and deceptively labeled as all natural.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is appealing a ruling made against it that it alleges violates the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), which requires posting notices of meetings of advisory committees so discussions will be open to the public.
PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) – Mercy Hospital did not discriminate against a registered nurse and did not violate the Maine Human Rights Act (MHRA) when the hospital terminated the employee because she did not meet the MHRA’s standard of a “qualified individual with a disability” according to the Maine Supreme Court.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. recently filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit against it that claims the retail giant misled consumers with its Rollback promotions because it used false prices as the original prices to falsely reflect savings.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - The American Law Institute (ALI) is as powerful as any society with a membership of 3,000 of the nation’s leading lawyers could be. And since its founding in 1923, the Philadelphia-based group of judges and academic and practicing lawyers has been as obscure as a group with so much power would want to be.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - Jelly Belly Candy Co. is again asking a federal judge to toss the lawsuit of a mother of six who now says she was tricked into buying its exercise jelly beans while trying to find a healthy snack for her family.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Aug. 1 that his office filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court against the Washington & Northern Idaho Laborers Political Action Committee (the PAC) for campaign finance violation allegations.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – An Alabama patient care technician who sued Shelby Baptist Medical Center for an injury sustained while on the job has seen her case struck down by a state appellate court because she failed to prove medical causation.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – On July 21, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals reversed a trial court’s decision in favor of a health center after a certified nursing assistant sued for Workers' Compensation, alleging she contracted scabies from an outbreak in the facility.