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Woman files suit over alleged slack-fill in Junior Mints box

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A woman has filed suit against a candy maker over allegations she was deceived by the packaging of Junior Mints.

Attorneys for C.R. Bard examine woman’s medical history in implant mesh trial

HACKENSACK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for defendant C.R. Bard on April 2 called their own witness, a urologist and pelvic reconstruction surgeon specialist, who said the cause of plaintiff Mary McGinnis’ painful symptoms were not a result of a defective vaginal mesh implant, but her pre-history of arthritis.

Turner Entertainment Network files suit over funds for halted 'Who Rules the World?' project

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Georgia-headquartered media and entertainment services company has filed a suit against a production services company and the man behind "Super Size Me" over funds placed in an account for a halted project.

American Express Travel Related Services alleged to have failed to honor promotional offer

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A credit card company is alleged to have failed to provide a Chicago individual statement credits as advertised in a promotional offer.

Netgear Inc. named in suit over deletion of files from ReadyNAS devices

SAN FRANCISCO – A class-action suit has been filed against a computer networking company over the deletion of files from network attached storage devices.

T-Mobile customer alleges hackers obtained personal information

AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – A Texas resident alleges a security hole in T-Mobile's system allowed hackers access to his personal information.

Consumer alleges beanie purchased on was a fake

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges a product he purchased from an online reseller was a fake.

Champion Petfoods dog food alleged to have excessive levels of heavy metals

MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges the manufacturers of premium-priced dog foods failed to disclose the products contain excessive levels of heavy metals on the products' labels.

Barclays to pay $2 billion for alleged role in causing financial crisis

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced March 29 that Barclays Capital Inc. and several affiliates will pay $2 billion to resolve allegations of fraud stemming from the sale of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) that helped cause the financial crisis.

Plaintiff's attorney challenges star defendant witness in C.R. Bard mesh implant case

HACKENSACK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The attorney for the plaintiff went after a defendant's star witness on April 3, downplaying the urologist and reconstruction surgeon specialist’s experience with a pelvic mesh implant device the plaintiff alleged damaged her life and resulted in excruciating pain.

Texas health care company owes $11.5 million after kickback allegations

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced March 29 that SightLine Health LLC, which operates radiation therapy centers throughout the country and has its headquarters in Texas, will pay up to $11.5 million after allegedly violating the False Claims Act’s Anti-Kickback Statute.

Consumers allege Spring Valley supplement sold at Walmart has misleading labeling

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Four consumers allege that Walmart sells a supplement that is falsely mislabeled.

Kentucky Coal Association challenges changes made by Zinke to water quality regulations

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit located in Lexington, Kentucky is challenging the recent disapproval at the federal level of amendments to the state regulatory program that Kentucky implements the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act.

Climate plaintiffs amend suit after judge scolds them on ‘smoking gun’ memo that wasn’t

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – California cities suing ExxonMobil and four other big oil and gas companies have amended their complaint after a federal judge criticized them for portraying an internal memo by an industry association as revealing inside information about climate science that turned out to be merely a summation of findings by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Massachusetts: Subprime auto lender owes $765,000 after allegedly facilitating defective car sales

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced March 27 that Source One Financial Corporation, a finance company providing subprime automobile loans, will pay $765,000 after allegations of routinely facilitating the sales of defective and inoperable cars.

N.Y. attorney general shuts down telemarketing company that worked for sham charity

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced March 26 that Menacola Marketing Inc., a telemarketing company working on behalf of a sham charity called the National Vietnam Veterans Foundation (NVVF), will shut down after a settlement.

Student alleges Drexel University Online misrepresented program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A student has filed a suit against an online university over allegations it falsely represented an educational program.

Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange user files fraud suit against owner, Mizuho Bank

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A bitcoin user alleges the owner of a bitcoin exchange is responsible for the loss of more than $400 million from users "through either gross negligence or outright theft."

Stock photography website alleges Google favors Shutterstock, its own services

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A stock photography website alleges Google is attempting to "squeeze ... its competitors out of the online stock photography business."

Former Sky Analytics CEO files suit against Huron Consulting Group, Consilio over share purchase

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The former chairman and CEO of Sky Analytics Inc. alleges a buyer of its shares made misrepresentations and omitted facts.