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Consumer files suit against Aurobindo Pharma, others over allegedly contaminated medication

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 17, 2018

TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A DuPage County, Illinois resident has filed a class-action lawsuit over allegations a prescription drug was contaminated with a probable human carcinogen.

Lawsuit claims Yeti Rambler Colster does not securely hold drinks

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 17, 2018

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Three consumers allege a Yeti product does not securely hold cans and bottles in place as advertised.

New York consumer alleges California Baby Natural Bug Blend Bug Repellent is a 'sham'

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 14, 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit over allegations a brand of insect repellent is "worthless."

Marriott customer files class action over data breach

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 14, 2018

GREENBELT, Md. (Legal Newsline) – A Pennsylvania resident has filed a class-action lawsuit against a hospitality company over a data breach announced last month.

Nuts 'N More White Chocolate Peanut Spread has no white chocolate, alleges New York consumer

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York citizen alleges a nut spread is advertised in a way that it misleads consumers into thinking it contains white chocolate.

Consumer files suit over alleged amount of empty space in C4 Pre-Workout powder container

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 14, 2018

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The Texas manufacturer of a sports nutrition supplement product allegedly packages a powder in a container with non-functional slack-fill.

Consumer alleges valsartan-containing medications are contaminated, unfit for human consumption

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 14, 2018

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A Levittown, New York alleges a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure was contaminated.

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Judge approves $250 million State Farm settlement; Says plaintiffs likely would not have prevailed at trial

By Record News | Dec 14, 2018

EAST ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge David Herndon, who designated Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier as a hostile witness for a trial accusing him of corruption, now admits jurors might have trusted him.

Opioid plaintiffs: A small percentage of pill shipments were 'suspicious.' Or maybe it's nearly all of them

By Daniel Fisher | Dec 14, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Forced to identify opioid prescriptions they say were “suspicious” and never should have been shipped, Ohio cities and counties came up with a rough estimate. Very rough.

Passenger alleges first Viking River Cruises ship failed to move, second struck bridge

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 13, 2018

BALTIMORE, Md. (Legal Newsline) – A Maryland man is seeking damages from California cruise line after his ship failed to sail and the replacement ship struck a bridge.

California appeals court sends wage dispute back to lower court to determine wages owed

By Karen Kidd | Dec 11, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A class action by workers employed by a Washington-based staffing and management services agency under a Los Angeles County contract is headed back to a county court to determine how much they should receive for being required to work during meal breaks.

Trial lawyers find unusual allies in fight against arbitration: Conservative state treasurers

By Daniel Fisher | Dec 11, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Class action lawyers who see arbitration as a mortal threat to their business have found unlikely allies among some of the nation’s most conservative state officials.

More plaintiffs won't be added to Calif. class action against Heartland Payment Systems

By Chandra Lye | Dec 11, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The California Court of Appeal 2nd Appellate District, Division Eight has affirmed an order issued by the Los Angeles County Superior Court in a class action lawsuit over allegations of wage violations.

Porsche owners allege engines have cooling system defect

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 10, 2018

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Two Florida residents allege the Porsche vehicles they owned had a defect in the engine cooling systems that cost them thousands to repair.

Pandora Media stock owner alleges statement filed regarding SiriusXM merger omits facts

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 7, 2018

OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – An owner of Pandora stock alleges a registration statement issued regarding a merger omits material facts.

Consumer claims battery for Neutrogena acne mask was programmed to stop providing power

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 5, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – An Idaho consumer alleges the manufacturer of an acne treatment device programmed the battery to stop working before it was out of power.

California Right to Repair Act doesn't allow class actions, court rules

By Tomas Kassahun | Dec 5, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The Court of Appeal of the State of California 2nd Appellate District Division Four has reversed a trial court’s ruling against Kohler Co., saying homeowners can’t bring a class action lawsuit against the manufacturer of an allegedly defective plumbing fixture used in the construction of class members’ homes.

Calif. court rules in favor of Pacific Bell, says it doesn't have to pay for technicians' commute time

By Tomas Kassahun | Dec 4, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The California Court of Appeal, 3rd Appellate District has affirmed a trial court’s ruling saying travel time is not compensable for certain employees of Pacific Bell Telephone Co. enrolled in an optional and voluntary program.

California reclaims top spot on 'Judicial Hellhole' list; ATRA bemoans state's adoption of 'innovator liability'

By John Breslin | Dec 4, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - California tops the list of jurisdictions regarded as "Judicial Hellholes" by a national civil justice reform group.

GETIHU power bank does not have capacity advertised, consumer alleges

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 3, 2018

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A New York man alleges that a power bank he purchased that was manufactured by a California company does not have the capacity advertised.

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