LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges that J. Crew Group deceives customers with the pricing of J. Crew Factory clothing and merchandise.
ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – A Missouri resident alleges a supplement manufacturer uses unlawful merchandising practices regarding a product.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – The makers of prescription eye drops are asking a federal court to dismiss a class action that claims the containers dispense too much medicine into the eye.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A food company’s motion to dismiss a suit over its allegedly misleading “no trans fat” label was denied.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges that an arts and crafts store chain advertises discounts that were not actually provided to customers.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Three women working in the film industry have filed a racketeering suit against Harvey Weinstein and other companies.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Six current, former and retired teachers allege the California Teachers Association union collected fees from them without their consent.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A major car company accused of selling vehicles with defective paint appealed the denial of its motion to compel arbitration in an ongoing class action lawsuit against it and a dealership May 16.
Magistrate judge says class action plaintiff and his attorney used shady doctor, might not have bought product at issue
A federal judge has raised serious questions over the actions of a plaintiff and his attorney in a class action against a major retail pharmacy chain that has since been dismissed.
PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – An Oregon consumer alleges a pharmacy chain is charging a bottle deposit for beverages that cannot be refunded.
Lawyers to get 75 percent of $9.8 million whistleblower suit against K-Mart; Tillery's take - $5.7 million
EAST ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel awarded three fourths of a $9.8 million settlement to lawyers who sued failing retailer K-Mart.