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Nissan seeks to dismiss class action over defective transmission allegations

By William Sassani | Jan 22, 2019

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An auto maker is seeking to dismiss a class action lawsuit over allegations that certain years of Nissan Altimas have defective transmissions.

AARP alleges third amended complaint over insurance against it is 'devoid of facts'

By William Sassani | Jan 22, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – AARP Inc. has petitioned Judge Dean D. Pregerson of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California to dismiss, with prejudice, a third amended complaint brought by Simon Levay, Judith Willis and Lionel Brown regarding AARP’s insurance and its business practices.

Intel asks court to dismiss consolidated product liability lawsuits over processors

By Carrie Salls | Jan 22, 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – Intel Corp. is asking the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon to dismiss a consolidated product liability class-action lawsuit filed against it, according to a motion filed Oct. 25.

Consumers allege Big Heart Pet Brands pet food not all natural as advertised

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 18, 2019

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Two New York consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against a pet food manufacturer over allegations it falsely advertises its products are natural.

New York judge allows partial dismissal of Atkins Nutritionals false labeling suit

By Carrie Salls | Jan 18, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit claiming that Atkins Nutritionals Inc. mislabeled some of its food products was dismissed by a federal court, although the court gave the lead plaintiff the option to amend some of the claims referring to the product’s alleged impact on blood sugar levels.

Mustard maker says class action over preservatives against it fails

By Carrie Salls | Jan 18, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Beaverton Foods Inc. is asking the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York to dismiss a class action lawsuit over allegations of false advertising related to its Inglehoffer Original Stone Ground Mustard.

California court rules Labor Code language is 'reasonably clear and specific'

By Takesha Thomas | Jan 18, 2019

FRESNO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling over a new wage requirement statute in California's Labor Code.

Centene directors, officers named in securities fraud suit over Health Net merger

By William Sassani | Jan 16, 2019

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Current and former directors and officers of Centene Corp. have been sued over allegations of securities fraud by the Carpenters Pension Fund and Iron Workers 11 Pension Fund in a federal court.

Suit over false marketing allegations filed against General Mills, Small Planet Foods over Cascadian Farms brand

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 15, 2019

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – Several consumers allege they were deceived by the marketing for Cascadian Farm products over the origins of the products.

DXC Technology stock allegedly traded at artificially inflated prices during class period, suit states

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 15, 2019

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Legal Newsline) – A Virginia company is alleged to have misrepresented the company's financial condition and caused stocks to trade at artificially inflated prices.

Consumer alleges Panera blueberry bagel contains 'dyed lumps,' not actual blueberries

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 15, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Bronx County, New York consumers alleges a bagel he purchased at a Panera does not contain real blueberries but "mostly dyed lumps."

Royal Links Golf Club seeks dismissal of Nev. class action over credit card receipt

By William Sassani | Jan 15, 2019

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – Royal Links Golf Club is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed against it by a California consumer who alleges it failed to protect him from identity theft when it printed a receipt containing both the first four and last four digits of his credit card number.

Aurobindo filed to timely recall contaminated medication, consumers allege

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 14, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Three individuals have filed a class-action lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies over allegations prescription medication was contaminated with an alleged carcinogenic impurity.

YogaWorks securities purchaser alleges stock price was inflated at time of initial public offering

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 11, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A shareholder of a national yoga instruction company alleges the initial public offering price for shares was inflated.

Suit filed against Beyond Better Foods over alleged misrepresentation of Enlightened dessert

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 11, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A Queens County, New York consumer alleges the maker of a frozen dessert misrepresents the composition of the product.

Debt collector Northstar Location Services allegedly refused to accept consumer's dispute

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 10, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York resident alleges a debt collector based in the state threatened him with legal action and caused emotional distress.

Schwan's Home Service allegedly sent unwanted texts to consumers

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 8, 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – An Oregon resident alleges a grocery delivery company sent texts without her consent during all hours of the day.

Consumer alleges Tarte's 'high-performance naturals' claims are false, products have synthetic ingredients

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 8, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a cosmetics company alleging its products contain a number of synthetic ingredients despite marketing that they are natural.

California man files suit against Flywheel Sports over texts allegedly sent without consent

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 8, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A San Francisco County resident alleges an indoor cycling workout business sent him text messages without his permission.

Former Senate majority leader Reid hits out, but remembered for unwavering support of trial lawyers

By John Breslin | Jan 8, 2019

During his time in the U.S. Senate, Harry Reid was a major ally for the nation's plaintiffs lawyers

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