California's attorney general on Tuesday ramped up efforts to crack down on mobile apps with insufficient privacy policies, notifying Delta Airlines Inc., United Continental Holdings Inc., OpenTable Inc. and dozens of others that they have 30 days to comply with a state law that requires these disclosures.
Two companies that chip in for employees' prescription drugs sought class certification last week in a Pennsylvania suit against Cephalon over off-label marketing for the painkiller Actiq, saying the fact that potentially hundreds of companies had to pay for workers' prescriptions made the case suitable for class treatment.
Pennsylvania phone company Full Service Network sued a construction company and a telemarketing firm in Allegheny County court Monday, accusing them of illegally making it look like their telemarketing calls were coming from a phone number in FSN's control.
A group of sugar growers sought Monday to dismiss false advertising counterclaims from high fructose corn syrup producers in a suit in California over their allegedly deceptive rebranding of corn syrup, which has been linked to increases in obesity, as a "natural" product equivalent to sugar.
The Eleventh Circuit affirmed Tuesday that a district court lacked jurisdiction over a putative consumer class action seeking the refund of certain service fees imposed by AT&T Mobility LLC because the suit challenged the validity of two Federal Communications Commission orders.
Thomas Jefferson Law School on Friday fired back at a putative class action challenging the school’s post-graduate employment statistics, releasing court documents asserting that one of the plaintiffs turned down a full-time, $60,000-a-year job at an unnamed law firm.
For-profit education company Career Education Corp. failed to escape a securities class action in Illinois federal court Tuesday over an internal investigation conducted by Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP that found it used improper student placement determination practices in its schools across the country.
An Illinois federal judge ruled last week that federal labeling law preempts a proposed class action brought by a Muslim woman accusing the maker of Nature Made supplements of failing to reveal the presence of animal byproducts in its vitamins.
An Alabama judge on Monday tossed a class action accusing Nationstar Mortgage LLC of violating the Truth in Lending Act by failing to inform a woman that her mortgage had been sold, saying it is exempt from the notification requirements.
Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen on Friday pushed regulators to take a flexible and light touch approach to policing competition and consumer protection concerns on the Internet, arguing that the creation of new enforcement tools would stifle innovation and growth.
South Carolina officials on Tuesday announced a deal that will give taxpayers free credit fraud resolution for life following a September security breach of the Department of Revenue system that compromised 3.6 million state tax returns and taxpayers’ personal information.
The federal government on Monday pushed back against arguments that a group of lawyers and other private citizens could challenge a law that lets federal agencies intercept international communications without individual warrants, telling the U.S. Supreme Court that the challengers' alleged injuries were merely speculative.
The National Association of Manufacturers on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling keeping an insurance class action in state court, claiming that the original jurisdiction limitations set by the Class Action Fairness Act do not apply to federal court removal.
An Illinois consumer targeted Barnes & Noble Inc. with a putative class action Saturday over a security breach affecting PIN pad devices in 63 of its stores, alleging the chain bookseller failed to protect customers' credit and debit card information.
The American Hospital Association and its Kentucky affiliate filed amicus briefs in two Kentucky Supreme Court cases on Friday, urging the state high court to overturn lower court rulings restricting the federal Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act.
Banana Boat sunblock says its SPF 85-110 formulas provide superior sunburn protection, but a California woman on Thursday said in a proposed class action against suncreen maker Playtex Products Inc. that the claim is misleading.
The University of North Carolina on Friday said it would release records detailing personal perks received by its football players that led to NCAA sanctions, settling a dispute with news organizations after a judge refused to shield the documents.
A California federal judge on Thursday threw out a consumer’s putative class action against dietary supplement maker All American Pharmaceutical and Natural Foods Inc. over alleged fraudulent claims about the side effects of its muscle-building product, calling the suit too vague.
Yahoo Inc. said Friday that it would not acknowledge a do-not-track signal automatically sent by the latest version of Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer, joining mounting criticism from industry groups and regulators over Microsoft's choice to block online tracking by default.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge to a California appeals court decision that email marketing company Trancos Inc. violated the state’s anti-spamming law, defeating the company’s bid to argue the statute was preempted by federal law.