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FasTrak mix-up results in class action lawsuit

By Carrie Bradon | May 13, 2019

SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — A man is filing a class action lawsuit against numerous transportation authorities, alleging that he and other drivers were mailed a letter that advertised toll services.

Customer alleges pest control product contained toxic chemicals

By Carrie Bradon | May 10, 2019

BROOKLYN — A customer is suing a pet pest control product company, alleging a product contained toxic chemicals despite claims of being all natural.

Customer alleges supplement did not help him lose weight as advertised

By Carrie Bradon | May 10, 2019

LOS ANGELES — A New Jersey man is suing a supplement manufacturer, alleging he was led to believe a supplement would help him lose weight.

Florida customer alleges power banks lacked advertised energy

By Carrie Bradon | May 10, 2019

LOS ANGELES — A Florida man is suing a power bank manufacturer, alleging the products did not have the energy as was advertised.

Post accused of falsely advertising cereal ingredients not included in products

By Carrie Bradon | May 10, 2019

BROOKLYN — A customer is suing Post, alleging its cereals falsely advertised ingredients that are not included in the products.

A class action law firm was set up to punish its own client financially, thanks to clause in contract

By John O'Brien | May 10, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – A Chicago class action law firm used a contract that would have left its client liable for thousands in attorneys fees if she chose to settle her case against its wishes.

'Trolling for clients': The battle for new plaintiffs creates friction among lawyers and referral services

By John O'Brien | May 8, 2019

It’s a world that the public rarely catches a glimpse of, but the competition for clients can lead to nasty disputes among plaintiffs attorneys and lawyer referral services who question whether the rules are being followed by everyone.

Trust born out of Texas life settlement company sues insurance firm in Iowa court, alleges overcharging

By John Breslin | May 8, 2019

DES MOINES (Legal Newsline) – A Texas-based trust born out of the bankruptcy reorganization of a high-profile life settlement company is involved in a lawsuit against an insurance company over claims it inflated monthly charges on policies.

Nestle accused of using misleading labels regarding child and slave labor; Company expects case to be tossed

By Brian Brueggemann | May 7, 2019

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) - A class action lawsuit filed in federal court in California accuses Nestle of using package labels that mislead consumers about the use of child labor and slave labor in the company's West African supply chain.

Maryland's highest court orders retrial on damages after debt collector was hit with $25M verdict

By Brian Brueggemann | May 3, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The Maryland Court of Appeals has remanded a case against a debt collector that previously resulted in a $25 million judgment back for a retrial on the issue of damages.

More customers sue over litigation finance agreements, allege illegal interest rates in Missouri

By John Severance | May 2, 2019

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Two Missouri residents have filed suit against a litigation finance company in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Missouri on April 17 over claims the defendant charged exorbitant interest rates.

Employee alleges Bimbo Bakeries failed to pay overtime

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 30, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — A Madison County man is suing a bakery, alleging he was not paid for overtime work.

Houston municipal pension company accuses Conagra of false and misleading financial statements

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 30, 2019

CHICAGO — A Houston municipal pension company is suing Conagra, alleging the defendant made false and misleading statements about the financial health of its company.

Customer alleges Ralph Lauren did not advertise actual price of shirt

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 29, 2019

NEW YORK — A New Jersey woman is suing Ralph Lauren in a class action lawsuit, alleging she was misled into believing the price she was paying for a shirt was a sale price when, in reality, it was not.

Oreo maker facing fraud lawsuit over 'made with real cocoa' statement

By Charmaine Little | Apr 26, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The manufacturer and creator of Oreo cookies, Mondelēz Global LLC, is facing a proposed class action lawsuit for its alleged deception in advertising the ingredients in the famous treat.

Lawsuit: Stubhub has 'unjustly earned millions' from fees

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 25, 2019

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Port St. Lucie, Florida, woman alleges StubHub hides added fees at the last step of an online sale and has "unjustly earned millions" from ticket sales.

Here's an idea: A lawsuit over light bulbs

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 25, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York woman is suing a LED lightbulb manufacturer over allegations the bulbs do not last as long as advertised.

Drinker alleges O Organics kombucha contains 'significant levels' of alcohol

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 25, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California man is suing the makers of a kombucha brand over allegations the fermented tea drinks contain "significant levels of alcohol."

Stockholders sue Boeing following deadly crashes

By John Breslin | Apr 22, 2019

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Boeing investor has filed a securities class action against the company following two deadly airplane crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia.

Legal woes continue for multi-level marketing women's clothing company LuLaRoe

By John Severance | Apr 19, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Legal problems continue for LuLaRoe, a multi-level marketing company that sells women's clothing.

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