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Customer alleges Petco Animal Supplies Store failed to respond to Shine the Light Law request

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 28, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Whittier, California man and customer of a pet supplies store alleges the store failed to respond to his request for information.

Newell Brands stockholder alleges stock was purchased at artificially inflated prices

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 28, 2018

TRENTON, NJ (Legal Newsline) – A company headquartered in Hoboken, New Jersey and its executives are alleged to have concealed facts from investors.

18 states oppose Tristar pressure cooker class action settlement

By Marian Johns | Jun 27, 2018

PHOENIX — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a brief in Ohio federal court as part of an 18 state-coalition of attorneys general to oppose a class action settlement for defective Tristar pressure cookers, which exploded and injured consumers.

Legal finance companies descend on Florida convention to build relationships with trial lawyers

By Maya Siobhan Redding | Jun 27, 2018

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - As Florida trial lawyers gathered last week for an annual meeting featuring an array of trending litigation seminars, another industry set up shop in a big way at the convention hall site.

Woman appeals dismissal of suit over Bed, Bath & Beyond pillows; She was offered refund before filing suit

By Charmaine Little | Jun 26, 2018

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Bed, Bath & Beyond’s legal matters with a customer who alleged it misled consumers continues as the woman challenged the court’s dismissal of her negligent misrepresentation case.

Motley Rice hit with RICO lawsuit by jailed ex-billionaire it accused of funding terrorism

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 26, 2018

Six days after the FBI arrested billionaire Raj Rajaratnam on insider-trading charges in October 2009, lawyers at Motley Rice hit him with their own charge: Financing terror.

Labaton escalates spat with judge in State Street case, demands ex parte communications

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 25, 2018

Labaton Sucharow, having failed to get a federal judge to recuse himself, asked him to turn over records of any out-of-court communications with the special master probing allegations that Labaton overcharged its clients and improperly shared part of its $75 million fee.

Greenbrook Sports & Fitness alleged to have sent unwanted text messages to consumers

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 22, 2018

TRENTON, NJ (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey resident alleges a fitness center in the state sent him text messages for marketing purposes without his permission.

Investor alleges PG&E Corp., executives violated federal securities law

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 22, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A stockholder of a San Francisco-based public utility company alleges he purchased stock at artificially inflated prices.

Cross County Healthcare, others alleged to have denied woman employment because of consumer report

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 22, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York woman alleges she was unlawfully denied improvement due to information on a credit report.

Consumer alleges Williams-Sonoma products are not natural as advertised

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 22, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A Pasadena, California consumer alleges products he purchased from Williams-Sonoma were falsely advertised as natural.

New York school teachers file action against union over agency fees

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 22, 2018

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY (Legal Newsline) – Two New York public school teachers allege they must pay agency fees to a union as a condition of their employment.

Consumers file RICO suit against Big Picture Loans over interest rates

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 22, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Residents of California, Ohio, Wisconsin and Texas allege an internet lending website is charging rates in excess of their respective state's usury laws.

J. Crew Group alleged to falsely advertise prices at Factory stores

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 21, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges that J. Crew Group deceives customers with the pricing of J. Crew Factory clothing and merchandise.

Natrol alleged to have failed to disclose two studies cited on supplement were retracted

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 21, 2018

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – A Missouri resident alleges a supplement manufacturer uses unlawful merchandising practices regarding a product.

Court dismisses warranty allegations against PhD Fitness in supplement class action

By Charmaine Little | Jun 20, 2018

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Michigan granted in part and denied in part a fitness product company’s motion to dismiss a claim that it misrepresented one of its items.

In North Carolina, plant-based milk isn't milk, but only if other southern states agree

By John Breslin | Jun 19, 2018

North Carolina's General Assembly passed its farm bill last week, but a late amendment means there will no enforcement of a ban on plant-based products from being labeled as milk until more than 10 other states pass similar legislation.

Individuals claim Navient Solutions harassed them with calls over family member's loans

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 15, 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Two Pennsylvania consumers allege a student loan servicer is unlawfully contacting them regarding a family member's loan.

Class action plaintiff against Hertz told to arbitrate toll fee claims; Judge says 'reasonable person' should know they're bound to contract

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 15, 2018

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.

From West Virginia Record

Some attorneys say West Virginia courts are too lenient when it comes to certifying class actions

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 14, 2018

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.

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