WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Lawsuits filed by disabled plaintiffs rose 8.8 percent in 2019 as plaintiffs attorneys continued to churn out novel discrimination complaints, according to the law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - Starbucks Corp., Mars Inc. and the Quaker Oats Company sell chocolate produced with cocoa farmed by children and slaves in West Africa, but tell consumers it is “ethically sourced,” a federal class action lawsuit claims.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - Purell’s marketing of hand sanitizer has led to a class action lawsuit filed by consumers who say they were misled by claims that the products could prevent flu and other viruses.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Orgain Inc. misled consumers by labeling its almond milk drinks as “vanilla” when they were actually flavored with non-vanilla ingredients, according to a class action lawsuit.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Energy companies sued in Rhode Island's climate change lawsuit are pointing to the dismissal of the "Kids Climate Change" lawsuit that made headlines last month, saying it has relevance to their defense.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A federal program that's supposed to provide public access to court records at the lowest cost necessary but instead hides them behind pay walls and charges more than required is acting illegally, according to a recent amicus brief filed in a class action to stop it.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A Florida man has filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball, the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox claiming he and others were victimized while betting on fantasy baseball by the sign-stealing scheme that involved using technology and trash cans.
WILMINGTON, Del. – David Gordon of California, who filed a bankruptcy plan as owner of defunct asbestos defendant Owens-Illinois in January, triggered a mighty battle among insurers the last time he filed one.
A class action lawsuit filed in federal court for the Southern District of California alleges several rental car companies have improperly charged customers a fee, claiming it was required by the Port of San Diego.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Drug Enforcement Administration has slashed oxycodone production quotas by almost 60% from the peak in 2013, including a 9% cut for this year, demonstrating the government’s firm control over narcotics distribution even as plaintiffs in opioid litigation blame pharmacies and drug distributors for causing addiction and overdose deaths by selling too many pills.