LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a clothing and home goods retailer, citing alleged fraud, negligent misrepresentation and violation of California law.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs announced Feb. 6 that Smart TV manufacturer VIZIO Inc. (VIZIO) and its subsidiary VIZIO Inscape Services LLC (Inscape) will pay $2.5 million after allegations of illegally tracking consumers’ television viewing habits.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has taken action against MasterCard and UniRush following allegations of system breakdowns that caused harm to tens of thousands of economically vulnerable RushCard users.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) —The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Feb. 3 that Stratford Career Institute has agreed to stop making claims about education programs that the FTC had alleged were deceptive.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (Legal Newsline) — Wisconsin consumers from Marinette, Stockbridge and Clintonville have filed a class action lawsuit against a debt collector, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.
OXFORD, Miss. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Feb. 9 against Dolgencorp LLC, doing business as Dollar General Stores Inc., for allegations of subjecting female employees to sexual harassment.
Attorney Joel Wayne Garber and his firm, Garber Law, filed the lawsuit in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Gloucester County, Law Division, Jan. 13. The named defendants include Heslin Law Firm, attorney Gary P. Heslin and Mark Patrick, a paralegal at the firm, according to the complaint.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Cynosure Inc. has agreed to pay $16 million to settle
allegations that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by
faxing unwanted advertisements to ARcare Inc.