BURLINGTON, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – Investors in projects at ski resorts in the state allege they were damaged by a scheme and are seeking to recover their losses.
Pet owners accuse Champion of allowing heavy metals, toxins in pet food; Company says it's a copycat of failed lawsuit
CHICAGO — Pet owners have filed a class-action lawsuit against Champion Petfoods USA Inc. and Champion Petfoods LP, alleging that they misrepresented and failed to fully disclose the presence of heavy metals and toxins in their pet food.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges a brand of olive oil is marketed in a misleading manner because of the colors of ink used on its label.
More info on Donziger released; Lawyer gained multibillion-dollar verdict against Chevron through fraud, judge has ruled
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for Chevron on Oct. 24 asked the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to hold disbarred attorney Steven R. Donziger in contempt for his alleged continued efforts to personally profit off a pollution scam in the South American country of Ecuador.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles County resident alleges that a brand of sunscreen sold by Rite Aid falsely advertises the protection it offers.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 31 will hear arguments in what could become a landmark case to decide whether attorneys in class action lawsuits can send class funds under the cy pres doctrine to the causes of their choosing.
Report: Surging securities class actions over corporate M&A, 'adverse events,' a growing 'litigation racket'
Saying the trend carries substantial costs for investors and the entire economy, a new report is calling for reforms to tamp down on the growing surge in the number of so-called securities class action lawsuits filed against companies over mergers, acquisitions or stock price drops - a phenomenon the report author called a "litigation racket."
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Labaton Sucharow revealed it has agreed to pay referral fees to outside lawyers in almost a third of its open lawsuits, responding to prodding from the judge overseeing the scandal-tinged, $300 million State Street Bank & Trust case.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) - Funding provided to plaintiffs while their lawsuit is pending is not a loan under Georgia law, the state's Supreme Court ruled Monday, and therefore regulations setting maximum interest rates that can be charged won't apply.
The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against the opioid industry has given plaintiffs a stark choice on a tight deadline: Hand over evidence of specific prescriptions they believe were improper or lose the right to present such evidence forever.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Several consumers are seeking the rescission of their contracts for timeshares they purchased over allegations they are difficult to use.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Residents of Illinois and New Jersey allege a New Jersey energy service provider harassed them with marketing calls.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges a brand of peanut butter cup candy comes in a package that contains 40 percent empty space.
The federal judge who unleashed a wide-ranging investigation into the fee practices of Labaton Sucharow was unimpressed by the class action firm’s agreement to install an ethics monitor and revamp its rules.
Consumers allege MiTAC Digital failed to notify users of GPS device lifetime map subscription change
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Two California consumers allege the maker of the Magellan RoadMate GPS device falsely represented buyers would get free lifetime map updates.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California man alleges Ticketmaster has been working with ticket scalpers and has facilitated ticket sales by implementing a resale partner program.
Westminster Pharmaceuticals, CVS Pharmacy alleged to have injured consumers with sale of adulterated medication
TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Pennsylvania woman alleges she was damaged because she paid full price for a prescription that is adulterated.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York homeowner alleges that defective tubing in his home burst and caused water damages to the property.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California resident and a New York consumer are challenging the health claims of an energy bar maker over allegations the bars have a high sugar content.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The labeling used by a beverage company is alleged to deceive consumers into thinking they are purchasing healthier, preservative-free beverages.