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Newegg must still face pricing lawsuit after Calif. appeals court ruling

By John Breslin | Aug 6, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A false advertising claim against an electronics retailer can continue, a California appeals court has ruled.

Calif. court reduces penalties against law firm in paralegal's wage dispute

By Sandra Lane | Aug 6, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The First Appellate District of the Court of Appeal of California has reduced the penalties on a law firm in a wage dispute between a paralegal and the law firm.

Wheat farmers allege herbicide Beyond failed to kill weeds, reduced yields

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 3, 2018

GREAT FALLS, Montana (Legal Newsline) – Two Glacier County, Montana landowners allege that they lost an average of 38 bushels of wheat per acre after applying an herbicide.

Best Buy stores enrolled customers in AppleCare plans for phones without consent, woman alleges

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 3, 2018

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – A Washington attorney alleges that she was enrolled in a service care plan without her consent when she purchased an iPhone at an electronics store.

City of Taylor Police and Fire Retirement System alleges prices of Unum securities were artificially inflated

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 3, 2018

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – A Tennessee-based insurance company is alleged to have misrepresented its business operations and caused stock prices to fall.

Cosmetic Perfume Filling & Packaging alleges Arcade Beauty reps 'spread falsehoods'

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 2, 2018

NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey contract manufacturing and packaging service company alleges a client has interfered with contractual relations.

Organizations allege FDA failed to respond to petition concerning drug

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 2, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Two nonprofit, public-interest research, litigation and advocacy organizations allege a federal agency has unlawfully failed to respond to its petition concerning a bulk drug substance.

Florida's Natural Orange juice falsely advertised as natural, consumer alleges

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 1, 2018

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges a brand of orange juice is not natural as advertised and contains a synthetic biocide used to kill weeds.

Boulder poised to ask federal judge to move its climate change case back to home court

By William Sassani | Aug 1, 2018

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – A Colorado federal judge has approved a briefing schedule for determining a final location to hear a climate change lawsuit filed by local Colorado officials against two oil companies

Ecological Rights Foundation alleges California wastewater system illegally discharged sewage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 1, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit public benefit corporation alleges a waste water sewage collection system operator in several California cities has unlawfully discharged several thousand gallons of sewage into waterways.

Georgia law firm alleges it is owed more than $100,000 for services on personal injury case

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 31, 2018

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – A Georgia-based law firm alleges it was not paid for its legal services provided on a personal injury case.

N.H. Supreme Court affirms $750,000 judgment against Applebee’s owner in salmonella lawsuit

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 30, 2018

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – The New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an opinion July 18 that a trial court and jury did not err in awarding a man $750,000 in his suit over allegations he contracted salmonella after eating at an Applebee’s restaurant.

Alaska Superior Court denies Purdue Pharma request to dismiss deceptive opioid promotions claims

By Marian Johns | Jul 30, 2018

ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Superior Court has denied the request of pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma LLC to dismiss five state claims, alleging deceptive practices in promoting opioid use.

Maryland court rules state's whistleblower law does not protect teachers in AP course case

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 30, 2018

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The Maryland Court of Appeals released an opinion July 12 in the case of a Montgomery County teacher who claims he was retaliated against after notifying the media that Advanced Placement (AP) students were allegedly being given credit for taking non-AP courses.

Md. hospital free from $2.3M verdict over patient's suicide

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 30, 2018

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) – In an opinion published July 12, the Maryland Court of Appeals reversed a judgment against a hospital in a woman’s suit alleging her son committed suicide because the hospital and doctors released him early.

Dairy Queen customer alleges she was not given free Blizzard as advertised on mobile app

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 30, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – A customer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a chain of soft serve ice cream and fast-food restaurants over allegations it falsely promises its mobile app users a free Blizzard ice cream treat.

Occidental Chemical files suit to ensure other companies pay 'fair share' of NJ river cleanup costs

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 30, 2018

NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A Texas-based corporation is seeking damages from several other companies over the alleged pollution of a New Jersey river and the cleanup costs.

Big Sandy Ranchera Enterprises challenging California tobacco laws

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A corporation owned by a Native American tribe is challenging California regulations regarding tobacco.

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In Philadelphia, only 16% of new pharma cases are from Pennsylvania residents

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jul 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A notable 2017 U.S. Supreme Court decision intended to limit the practice of forum-shopping has not deterred thousands of plaintiffs from filing pharmaceutical litigation in Philadelphia courts, recently-released statistics show.

Consumer challenges Kettle Foods no preservative advertising on potato chips

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 27, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges a brand of potato chips is falsely advertised as being made without preservatives.

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