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District courts divided on whether landmark BMS decision applies to class actions; SCOTUS likely to decide

By John Breslin | Jul 16, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Federal district courts are divided on whether a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on personal jurisdiction is applicable to class actions.

Maker of Scott flushable wipes, defending itself in lawsuit, says it never claimed they were synthetic-free

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 13, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Kimberly-Clark Corp. has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit over allegations that the "natural" label on Scott flushable wipes is misleading.

Consumer claims Canada Dry Ginger Ale is falsely labeled as made from real ginger

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 12, 2018

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – The makers of Canada Dry Ginger Ale are alleged to falsely label the beverage as made from real ginger.

Citizens Disability alleged to have called consumer without his consent

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 12, 2018

UTICA, NY (Legal Newsline) – A New York man alleges a Massachusetts company contacted him without his consent.

Good Health snack products alleged to misrepresent nutritional, health qualities

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 11, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York man alleges a line of snack food products is deceptively labeled and marketed.

Uber alleges Ohio insurance company sent it junk faxes

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 11, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – A ride-hailing service company alleges an Ohio-based insurance company sent it junk faxes.

Campbell Soup Co. alleged to use false advertising regarding preservatives

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 11, 2018

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers allege a brand of canned soup is deceptively marketed as containing no preservatives.

Consumer challenges benefit claims of CVS Pharmacy supplement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 11, 2018

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges a dietary supplement sold by a pharmacy chain falsely states it provides beneficial effects for cognition and memory.

Railroads avoid $6B Iowa class action over 2008 flood

By Erianne Leatherman | Jul 10, 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a district court ruling that prohibits a group of property owners from suing railways for damages related to a 2008 Iowa flood.

Former DeVry University students file suit over fraud allegations

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 6, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Legal Newsline) – Former students of a for-profit educational institution allege that the university misrepresented the benefits of its degrees.

Individuals allege Roundup used caused non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Several individuals are seeking damages from Monsanto over allegations its Roundup is dangerous to human health.

Lawsuits do nothing to stop mass shootings, say those sued over Vegas massacre

By John O'Brien | Jul 6, 2018

Lawsuits won’t prevent mass shootings – they will only create a nanny state that still won’t deter the country’s sickest individuals from carrying out their attacks, says the owner of a Las Vegas resort where dozens were gunned down in 2017.

Trader Joe's named in unjust enrichment suit over alkaline water claims

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 5, 2018

SANTA ANA (Legal Newsline) – A grocer is alleged to have violated consumer protection statutes with the marketing of its alkaline water.

Consumer claims Uber continued to send texts after she opted out

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 5, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A Pasco County, Florida consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a ride-hailing company over allegations it continues to send unwanted text messages after consumers send opt-out requests.

Woman alleges she received marketing texts from J.C. Penney without her consent

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 4, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Bronx County resident has filed a class-action lawsuit against a department store over allegations it sent her promotional text messages without her consent.

Court unseals scathing report accusing Labaton of misconduct in State Street case

By Daniel Fisher | Jul 2, 2018

A federal judge unsealed a lengthy report accusing Labaton Sucharow and a Massachusetts law firm of deliberately misleading the court about how it distributed the fees in a $300 million settlement with State Street Bank and Trust Co., including $4.1 million paid to a Houston lawyer who did no work on the case.

California resident alleges My Pillow fails to disclose it records customers' calls

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 2, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California resident alleges that a Minnesota corporation fails to disclose to consumers that it records calls to its customer service line.

As Facebook faces class action, likelihood of other platform companies being sued increases

By John Breslin | Jun 29, 2018

SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) - As Facebook faces a deeply damaging class action suit over its admitted sale of data to third parties, the potential that other social media and tech companies will be hauled before the courts is increasing in likelihood.

L’Oréal alleged to sell defective liquid cosmetic containers

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 29, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (Legal Newsline) – A beauty products company is alleged to package liquid cosmetics in defective bottles that cannot pump out all the product.

Halo Top Creamery alleged to underfill its pints of ice cream

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 29, 2018

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – Two California consumers allege a pint of Halo Top ice cream is not a full pin

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