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Man alleges Oreos aren't 'made with real cocoa,' as advertised

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 14, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The makers of Oreo cookies are facing a lawsuit from a California man over allegations the cookies' "made with real cocoa" label is false and deceptive.

As NYC Bar considers ethics of litigation finance, it will keep secret the comments it received from the public

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 7, 2019

As NYC Bar considers ethics of litigation finance, it will keep secret the comments it received from the public

Why did a public defender bill $400K in a $300M class action settlement? Boston judge wants answers at hearing

By Dan Fisher | Jun 6, 2019

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - The federal judge who ordered a wide-ranging investigation into the fee practices of Labaton Sucharow and a Massachusetts law firm in the $300 million State Street Bank & Trust case isn’t done asking questions yet.

Consumers allege Cento tomatoes are not San Marzano tomatoes as labeled

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 5, 2019

OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Three California residents are suing a food distributor over allegations that they were sold tomatoes that were not from a specific region of Italy.

Eater alleges Kroger can't use 'artisan' on vanilla ice cream because it is a mass-manufactured

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 5, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California woman alleges a grocery store chain’s use of the word “artisan” on a flavor of ice cream is deceptive and misleading.

Alabama teens file class action against JUUL and tobacco companies, claim e-cigarette addiction

By Karen Kidd | Jun 4, 2019

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Two teens who claim to have become addicted to e-cigarettes while in their late teens are suing the manufacturer they claim has teamed up with old-school tobacco to market products to young people.

Lawyers say AriZona beverages cannot be advertised as free of preservatives because they contain citric acid

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 3, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges that AriZona beverages are falsely advertised as being free of preservatives.

Lawsuit questions how long Chapstick protects you from the sun

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 3, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The maker of Chapstick lip balm is alleged to have misrepresented the duration of sun protection on one of its products.

Intuit, the maker of TurboTax, alleged to have hid free product for low-income tax filers

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 3, 2019

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A Maryland woman is suing the makers of TurboTax over allegations it defrauded consumers by concealing access to the Internal Revenue Service's Free File program.

Eater alleges La Choy noodles contain 'substantial and dangerous amount' of trans fat

By Carrie Bradon | May 30, 2019

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A Chicago man alleges that a La Choy noodle product is falsely labeled as having no trans fat.

Annie's Homegrown falsely advertises products as preservative-free, consumer alleges

By Carrie Bradon | May 30, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California woman alleges Annie's Homegrown products are falsely advertised as containing no preservatives and she relied on this claim when making purchases.

Customers allege Mott's mislead them about flavors of soft drinks

By Carrie Bradon | May 29, 2019

BROOKLYN — A group of women is suing Mott's, alleging the defendant misled them about the flavors of a number of soft drinks

Customer accuses Trader Joe's of misleading packaging, labeling of products

By Carrie Bradon | May 29, 2019

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles County man is suing Trader Joe's, alleging the defendant is misleading in the packaging and labeling of its products.

Class action alleges General Mills misrepresented cereals

By Carrie Bradon | May 29, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO — A customer is suing General Mills, alleging the cereals produced by GM were misrepresented.

Massachusetts Supreme Court rules employees working on commission were entitled to Sunday pay, overtime

By Takesha Thomas | May 21, 2019

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Massachusetts has found that retail employees who are paid via commission or draws are entitled to Sunday pay or additional overtime.

Protective Life asks court to toss complaint over allegedly inflated charges, claims it is time barred

By John Breslin | May 15, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – An insurance company is seeking the dismissal of a potential class action over alleged inflated monthly charges being pursued by representatives of a trust formed out of the bankruptcy of a high-profile life settlement company.

Ketone capsules don't help you lose weight, says lawsuit by upset consumer

By Carrie Bradon | May 14, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A man is filing a class action lawsuit against a weight loss product company alleging that the product he purchased has no ability to aid weight loss.

Postmates facing class action over fees

By Carrie Bradon | May 13, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — An individual is suing Postmates in a class action lawsuit alleging that it charged more than it claimed and failed to uphold its delivery guarantee.

Nature's Path sued over how much acai berry is in toaster pastries

By Carrie Bradon | May 13, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — A woman is suing a food manufacturer via a class action lawsuit alleging that she was misled about the ingredients in toaster pastries.

Lawsuit says J&J puts trans fats in Benecol

By Carrie Bradon | May 13, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A man is suing Johnson & Johnson via a class action lawsuit, alleging that he purchased a product believing it to be safe for consumption when it was not.

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