Major college textbook publishers and bookstores, including Barnes and Noble, conspired to charge students more for course materials by limiting access to other formats and sellers, according to a class-action lawsuit.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York city’s public safety retirement fund filed a class action complaint against World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), claiming its officers lied about its finances to artificially prop up stock prices.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has ruled a Virginia county can't block the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a project that is at the center of another dispute recently heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Frito-Lay North America Inc. is accused of misleading consumers by failing to disclose on the front label that its Ruffles cheddar and sour cream potato chips contain artificial flavoring, a class action lawsuit alleges.
AKRON, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - An Ohio county that settled opioid lawsuits last year for $105 million paid more than $1 million in legal fees to two law firms that never appeared on any of the court filings, including one associated with a prominent Washington lobbyist whose firm represented multiple companies being sued by the county.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles man has settled his lawsuit that claimed a McDonald’s restaurant charged him more than $1 for each of the two Sausage McMuffins he ordered from the Dollar Menu on Sept. 3, 2018.
PHILADELPHIA – Recorded conversations prove a Pennsylvania man who has filed dozens of lawsuits is intentionally taking advantage of a federal law to extort settlements from defendants, says one of the companies he has targeted.
MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — Attorneys for Donald Trump's campaign have asked a federal judge to dismiss, compel arbitration in or stay a lawsuit over text messages it allegedly sent without permission.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Money was on the minds of Rhode Island officials who sued the energy industry when they couldn't convince state lawmakers to address climate change, according to records obtained by Energy Policy Advocates and submitted Tuesday to a federal appeals court.
AIKEN, S.C. (Legal Newsline) - A South Carolina company broke state and federal law through its involvement in high-interest loans to veterans who used their disability checks to repay them, according to a federal lawsuit.
BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has refused to reverse a remand order sending the City of Baltimore’s climate lawsuit to Maryland state court, virtually ensuring ExxonMobil, Chevron and other oil companies will face trial seeking billions of dollars in damages in an unfavorable venue they were hoping to avoid.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An appeals court made a judgment contrary to the wishes of Congress and the Executive Branch when it effectively barred the construction of a natural gas pipeline, according to a group of trade associations.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — A class action lawsuit was filed against Norfolk Southern Railway Co., alleging the company collected biometric data and violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).