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Illinois woman alleges LaCroix's all-natural claims are false

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 7, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois consumer alleges that LaCroix sparkling water is mislabeled as all-natural.

Orgain's ready-to-drink products contain less than 16 grams of protein, consumers allege

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 7, 2018

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – An Irvine, California company that makes ready-to-drink protein products is alleged to falsely advertise the amount of protein in the products.

Woman tells court that Diet Coke dupes drinkers into thinking it can help with weight loss

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 7, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The plaintiff in a lawsuit against The Coca-Cola Co. who alleges the company misleadingly markets Diet Coke as a weight-loss beverage is appealing a court's decision to toss the suit.

Coca-Cola: 'Reasonable consumers' understand that 'diet' means free from calories

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 7, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers who dispute the use of the word "diet" in Coca-Cola's Diet Coke soft drink are opposing the beverage giant's motion to dismiss their suit.

Plaintiffs voluntarily dismiss class action against Reservations.com

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 7, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – After a judge recommended the dismissal of a lawsuit against Reservations.com, the customer who filed the suit asked for a voluntary dismissal of the case.

Lawsuit over empty space in Junior Mints boxes dismissed; Judge said persons of 'ordinary intelligence' would not have been tricked

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 7, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit against candy maker Tootsie Roll over alleged misrepresentation regarding the amount of Junior Mints per box and which was previously dismissed by a New York judge has been closed during an appeal.

Woman loses lawsuit claiming Diet Dr. Pepper leads to weight gain

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 6, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California woman is appealing a judge's decision to toss her suit against Dr. Pepper/Seven Up Inc. over the use of the word "diet" on Diet Dr. Pepper.

Consumer alleges medication manufactured by Prinston Pharmaceutical, others was contaminated

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Florida man alleges a generic blood pressure medication he purchased was contaminated by a probable human carcinogen.

Directions on brand of Alba Botanica spray sunscreen subject of class action suit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 5, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Lake Forest, Illinois consumer alleges the maker of the Alba Botanica sunscreen brand failed to represent that consumers should shake the product 10 seconds before applying and that improper application would result in inadequate sun protection.

Former employees of Dunkin' Donuts locations allege agreements caused reduced salaries

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 5, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Former employees of New York Dunkin' Donuts franchises allege they were damaged by reduced wages and salaries because of illegal nonsolicitation agreements.

Philip Morris stockholder alleges he purchased stock at artificially inflated prices

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 2, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A stockholder alleges prices for a tobacco company's stock were artificially inflated during the first quarter of 2018.

Facebook allegedly stores location information without consent of users, man alleges

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 2, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A Facebook user alleges the social media site stores users' location data without consent.

Consumer alleges Casper Sleep uses wiretaps on website to collect information

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 2, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A Dixon, California man alleges his keystrokes and other information were recorded in real time while browsing an online site to shop for mattresses.

Plaintiffs pursue certification for class action against Dollar General over allegedly obsolete motor oil

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 2, 2018

KANSAS CITY. Mo. (Legal Newsline) – A group of consumers is seeking certification for a class action lawsuit against retailer Dollar General over allegations it sold obsolete motor oil that is not suitable for modern automobiles.

Royal Funding Group alleged to have unlawfully placed marketing calls to consumer's cellphone

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Huntington Beach, California man alleges that a Brooklyn, New York marketing company unlawfully called him for telemarketing purposes.

Names of hundreds of addicts to be disclosed in opioid litigation

By Dan Fisher | Nov 1, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiff lawyers representing Ohio cities and counties say they’ll comply with a judge’s order to identify hundreds of people who became addicted to prescription opioids by a deadline tomorrow, peevishly accusing manufacturer defendants of doubting they’ll come through with the information.

Switch Sparkling beverages contain preservatives despite claims, New York consumer alleges

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 1, 2018

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York resident consumer alleges a brand of sparkling fruit juices misleads consumers into thinking they are purchasing healthier products that are lower in calories.

Money for nothing: SCOTUS could stop class action funds from being steered to non-parties

By Daniel Fisher | Nov 1, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in a case that could end cy pres, the practice of steering money in class action settlements to organizations with absolutely no connection to the underlying lawsuit.

Consumers accuse Vital Pharmaceuticals of false advertising

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 31, 2018

CHICAGO — Vital Pharmaceuticals faces a class-action lawsuit over alleged breach of express warranty, false advertisement and unjust enrichment.

Class action lawsuit filed against Air Industries Group for alleged violations of the Federal Securities Law

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 31, 2018

BROOKLYN — Consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Air Industries Group, Michael N. Taglich, Robert F. Taglich et al., citing alleged violations of the Federal Securities Law.

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