CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois internet subscriber alleges a global telecommunications conglomerate unlawfully opened mobile accounts for cable and internet customers without their knowledge or consent, subjecting them to fraud.
LOS ANGELES – A Whittier, California man and customer of a pet supplies store alleges the store failed to respond to his request for information.
TRENTON, NJ (Legal Newsline) – A company headquartered in Hoboken, New Jersey and its executives are alleged to have concealed facts from investors.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A stockholder of a San Francisco-based public utility company alleges he purchased stock at artificially inflated prices.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York woman alleges she was unlawfully denied improvement due to information on a credit report.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A Pasadena, California consumer alleges products he purchased from Williams-Sonoma were falsely advertised as natural.
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.
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.
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.