PADUCAH, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Three former delivery drivers for a pizza chain filed a putative class action earlier this month claiming they were so poorly paid for using their vehicles for deliveries that they ended up making less than minimum wage.
News from February 2019
SACRAMENTO — In an effort to close a loophole in California's data breach notification law, the state's attorney general, along with a state assembly member have proposed legislation that would required businesses to give notice to customers if their passport numbers and "biometric information" have been compromised.
SACRAMENTO — California's attorney general along with a state assembly member have proposed a new bill to the state legislature that would stop pharmaceutical companies from using "pay-for-delay" agreements that they use to delay research, marketing and sales of a competing version of their drugs.
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Attorney General's Office and the state's Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) have filed a petition with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) as part of an effort to intervene in the proposed sale of a nuclear power station on Cape Cod Bay https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilgrim_Nuclear_Power_Station.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The state of Missouri has served a St. Louis daycare center with a civil investigative demand over allegations of running a "daycare fight club" in the facility's basement classroom.
INDIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE: AG Curtis Hill attends White House celebration of National African American History Month
Attorney General Curtis Hill joined President Donald Trump and other leaders on Thursday at a White House reception celebrating National African American History Month.
Lawyer: Rockefeller U tried to cover its financial tracks when it contacted victims of child sex abuse
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – How many alleged victims could join a class action against Rockefeller University Hospital for allegedly covering up decades of a doctor's child sexual abuse may be indicated by the number of letters the university sent to former patients.
Opening arguments began Monday in the lawsuit launched by a man claiming that asbestos-tainted baby powder made by Johnson & Johnson caused him to develop mesothelioma.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A witness for Johnson & Johnson testified Tuesday in a lawsuit alleging the company’s baby powder caused a man to develop mesothelioma, saying the company never considered putting a warning label on their baby powder bottles.
ALBANY — The state of New York's 2017 settlements with two energy service companies over allegations of consumer fraud have resulted in one company paying more than $1.5 million in penalties and another company issuing more than $700,000 in customer refunds, according to the state's Attorney General's Office.
McALLEN – Only three months ago, a sitting member of Congress signed a “modified” contingency fee contract to represent Hidalgo County in a construction defect lawsuit – a possible ethics violation.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for plaintiff Richardo Rimondi in his lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson sought to portray the baby powder maker as missing a chance to use an asbestos detection method that could spot the “proverbial needle in a haystack."
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — An environmental group is suing Sherwin-Williams Company, claiming it failed to protect Californians from health and safety hazards associated with paint thinners.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Legal Newsline) – Children currently under the care of Indiana's foster system allege that three counties in the state have violated their constitutional due process and equal protection rights because they were not appointed counsel.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) -- Pharmaceutical companies, distributors and pharmacies who were sued by the state of Delaware over the opioid epidemic have obtained mixed results in court, as a judge there has granted parts of their motions to dismiss.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - A law firm that was attempting to collect attorneys fees from pillow maker My Pillow has suffered a loss in court.
Class action alleges Cento Fine Foods misled consumers on premium tomato; Company calls suit frivolous
NEW YORK — A class action lawsuit alleges Cento Fine Foods Inc. deceived consumers by saying a certain type of its canned tomatoes were "certified" to be a rare and premium tomato only grown in volcanic, southern Italian soil.
CHICAGO — Kiss My Face skincare products manufacturer faces a lawsuit from Walgreens over allegations of breach of contract relating to an agreement that allowed the drugstore chain to return unsold Kiss My Face products for refunds.
CHICAGO — Molson Coors Brewing Company, along with its chief executive officer and chief financial officer, face a federal securities class action lawsuit over alleged false and misleading statements in reporting income.
DALLAS — A Texas woman has filed a class action suit against the makers of Nature Nate's Raw Honey, alleging the company knowingly deceived consumers by falsely marketing their product as "raw."