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California court sides with Dark Horse drivers in wage lawsuit, reverses denial of class certification

By Charmaine Little | Feb 20, 2019

FRESNO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The Court of Appeal of the state of California, 5th Appellate District said it reversed a lower court’s order that denied a wage lawsuit class certification because the lower court used improper legal criteria.

Delaware court denies stockholder's request to inspect Tempur Sealy books and records

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 20, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Tempur Sealy stockholder, who requested to inspect the company's books and records to prove an alleged breach of contract, has suffered a loss in court.

Astec Industries stockholder alleges stock prices were artificially inflated

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 20, 2019

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – A stockholder of a Chattanooga, Tennessee wood pellet manufacturer alleges it was damaged by artificially inflated stock prices.

California appeals court reverses Tilly's demurrer in on-call scheduling case

By Charmaine Little | Feb 19, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A former sale clerk's lawsuit against an Irvine, California-based corporation over on-call scheduling has been revived by the Court of Appeal of the state of California, in the 2nd Appellate District for Division Three when it reversed an order from a lower court that sustained a demurrer (or objection) on Feb. 4.

MoviePass subscribers allege 'unfair bait-and-switch scheme'

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 19, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Two MoviePass subscribers allege the discount movie ticket service engaged in a "deceptive and unfair bait-and-switch scheme" because it led them to believe they could have unlimited access to tickets to movies playing in theaters.

Lawsuit questions the 'aged vanilla' claims of A&W root beer and cream soda

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 19, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges that a brand of root beer and cream soda does not contain "aged vanilla" as advertised on their labels.

CVS Health brand glucosamine products do not work as advertised, consumer alleges

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 19, 2019

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A San Diego consumer alleges a pharmacy chain's brand of joint health supplements do not provide the advertised benefits.

Man alleges Target's graham crackers are falsely represented because graham flour not predominant ingredient

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 18, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges Target's private label brand of graham crackers is falsely marketed as graham crackers.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding, other contractors allegedly entered into agreements to eliminate competition

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 18, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – A woman has filed a suit against several contractors over allegations they unlawfully restrained competition in the market for skilled professionals at an analytic center in England.

Russell Stover Chocolates, Ghirardelli Chocolate allegedly misrepresents quantity of products in package

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A Queens County, New York consumer alleges he purchased chocolates that were packaged in containers with excessive, nonfunctional slack-fill.

iPhone owner alleges Apple 'forced updates' to phones to reject chargers

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles County, California has filed a suit against Apple over allegations the company failed to inform users that their iPhones would reject chargers because of a future update.

Missouri woman alleges EcoSmart Insect Repellent is 'complete sham'

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – A Missouri woman alleges that a brand of insect repellent is "a complete sham."

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Proponents of venue reform say out-of-state claimants have 'gamed' St. Louis city courts

By Record News | Feb 14, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – Speaking for the Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers in opposing a bill that would tighten jurisdiction over civil suits, injury attorney Brett Emison argued that cities produce better trials because jurors have time and resources to sit for weeks, whereas jury prospects in rural counties have to get their crops in.

Parents allege Owlet Smart Socks issue false alarms or do not detect abnormal oxygen levels

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 13, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Two California mothers allege a baby monitor either recorded false alarms or failed to alert them of their baby's low oxygen level.

Teva Pharmaceutical, others named in suit over allegations valsartan-containing medicines are contaminated

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 13, 2019

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York citizen has filed a class-action lawsuit against companies associated with a medication used for the treatment of high blood pressure over allegations it has been contaminated.

McDermott International stockholder files suit over merger with Chicago Bridge & Iron

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 13, 2019

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – A stockholder of McDermott International alleges it has suffered significant losses and damages because of a misleading proxy statement disseminated before a vote on a merger.

Consumers allege Bang sports energy drinks are marketed in misleading manner regarding ingredients

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 12, 2019

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers allege a brand of sports energy drinks misrepresents they contain "potent" amounts of ingredients that benefit the brain and body.

Playboy subscriber alleges junk mail caused by disclosure of his reading information to data aggregators

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 12, 2019

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – A Playboy magazine subscriber alleges Playboy Enterprises disclosed his personal information to data aggregators and caused unwanted junk mail to be sent to his home.

Judge: Evidence lacking in class action alleging Orijen dog food was harmful to pets

By Charmaine Little | Feb 12, 2019

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge in Wisconsin has dismissed a class action lawsuit, finding no evidence to support allegations that a brand of dog food was contaminated with heavy metals.

Consumer who requested sample kit alleges Brickell Brands did not tell him it would send spam texts

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 11, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A direct-to-market men's health care product seller is alleged to have contacted a consumer via text message without having his consent to do so.

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