The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its plan to stop false labeling and provide accurate risk information to consumers regarding the chemical glyphosate, most commonly known as the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – A Virginia man has filed a class action lawsuit against Stanley Black & Decker claiming it misled consumers regarding the amount of horsepower its Craftsman-brand wet/dry vacuums generate.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – The federal judge overseeing about 2,000 opioid lawsuits has rejected the argument that his planned seven-week trial will be a free-for-all of evidence and legal theories that will feature dozens of defendants and confused jurors.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – The maker of Tofurky products has filed suit against Arkansas' Bureau of Standards director to challenge the constitutionality of a state law recently put into effect that restricts plant or cell-based meat manufacturers from using meat-related terms in their packaging and marketing.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A federal securities class action suit has been filed against Netflix by purchasers of the company's publicly traded securities who claim the company's executives knowingly inflated and misrepresented its anticipated subscription rates.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Legal Newsline) – A former IBM account executive claims the company fraudulently capped his more than $700,000 commission on a $34 million sale of IBM products and services to the United States Marine Corps.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Florida woman claims that clothing retailer nastygal.com violated federal law by using automatic telephone dialing systems (ATDS) to send her text messages without her consent.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors left little doubt he supports a plan developed by private lawyers to assemble an unprecedented “negotiating class” consisting of every city and county in the U.S.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – Allegations of product liability is at the core of a lawsuit filed by an oil refining company against a raft of defendants over the sale of a firefighting foam containing chemical compounds believed dangerous to health and the environment.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The law firm of Cozen O'Connor has filed suit against USAC Airways claiming the private executive aviation company owes the firm more than $200,000 in unpaid legal service fees.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Two residents of New York and New Jersey have instituted a class action lawsuit against Google LLC and its parent holding company Alphabet Inc., alleging the companies illegally recorded and scripted conversations from consumers worldwide who used devices with voice-recognition software program Google Assistant.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles man is claiming that Bai Brands and Dr Pepper Snapple Bottling Group are violating federal and state labeling laws because the labels on their line of bai Antioxidant Cocofusion beverages falsely advertises that the drinks contain real fruit ingredients.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California man who purchased a used Tesla vehicle has filed a class action suit claiming the car manufacturer falsely advertised the maximum miles the vehicle's battery will run on a full charge and that the company is denying battery replacement under the car's advertised warranty.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Four substance abuse treatment centers in Michigan have filed a lawsuit against an insurance company over claims that it "slashed" reimbursement rates, or did not pay, for the treatment of patients at their facilities.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has ruled that a blind plaintiff regarded as a serial litigant seeking quick payoffs lacked standing to sue a credit union over the accessibility of its website.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An unnamed individual involved in a case that led to a pharmaceutical company paying hundreds of millions of dollars to settle bribery charges is asking the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to order the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to promptly rule on his claim for whistleblower compensation.