The state of Arizona announced Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit against McKesson Corp. alleging the nation’s largest drug wholesaler artificially inflated prices for more than 400 prescription drugs at an expense of millions of dollars to Arizona consumers.
A federal judge on Tuesday denied Avis Rent A Car System LLC’s bid to squash a proposed class action that alleges the company wrongly dings consumers with a 75-cent surcharge through its travel partner reward program, saying the plaintiff had adequately pled his claims.
Rupert Murdoch and the rest of News Corp.'s board lobbied a Delaware judge on Wednesday to throw out a shareholder derivative suit alleging they ignored pervasive phone-hacking at a tabloid subsidiary, arguing the media giant responded promptly and reasonably to the scandal.
A website operator on Tuesday lodged a putative class action in Arizona federal court against GoDaddy.com LLC, alleging a widespread server failure earlier this month puts the company in violation of its promise that websites services would be available at least 99.9 percent of the time.
Bank of America NA was hit with a putative class action in California state court Tuesday, accusing the banking giant of making illegal withdrawals from so-called Coogan trusts, which are designed to protect the earnings of child entertainers.
Johnson & Johnson did not defraud consumers when advertising that its Benecol butter and margarine substitute reduces cholesterol and contains no trans fat, a California federal judge held Tuesday, dismissing a proposed class action against the pharmaceutical giant.
An industry task force led by five leading credit card companies has released a set of best practice guidelines providing direction for mobile app developers and device manufacturers to ensure the security of increasingly popular mobile device payments.
A pair of hotel customers claim in a putative class action removed Friday to California federal court that two U.S. subsidiaries of British hospitality giant InterContinental Hotels Group PLC illegally recorded telephone calls the plaintiffs made to the company.
Millennium Laboratories Inc. on Tuesday sued Allied World Assurance Co. (U.S.) Inc. in California federal court seeking $5 million in coverage for a federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act investigation, saying AWAC had wrongly claimed coverage was limited to $100,000.
A Massachusetts federal judge on Tuesday decertified a class of black borrowers who claim they were charged more than whites in obtaining Option One Mortgage Corp. home loans, saying a class action was now improper under the U.S. Supreme Court's Dukes decision.
The British privacy regulator on Monday praised Google Inc.'s revamped privacy training and awareness efforts, saying that a recent audit led it to the conclusion that the company had improved these practices during the past year.
A French judge on Tuesday ordered the publisher of gossip magazine Closer to hand over all digital copies of topless photos of Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, within 24 hours, calling their publication a “brutal display.”
A group of private citizens urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to uphold their ability to challenge a law that lets federal agencies intercept international communications without individual warrants, arguing that the imminent risk of this surveillance has caused them harm.
The Irish justice minister on Monday revealed his intentions to push for reforms to the country's privacy legislation that would tighten restrictions on media outlets in response to an Irish tabloid's decision to publish topless photographs of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge.
Three public policy groups said Tuesday that they would file the first complaint alleging AT&T Inc. will violate the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules if it forces customers to purchase a separate plan in order to use the popular FaceTime application for iPhones.
A federal judge on Monday remanded to state court a California county's suit accusing Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Sanofi-Aventis US LLC of deceptively marketing their blockbuster blood thinner Plavix, saying the case relied exclusively on state law claims.
A Missouri federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Cory Atkinson, the former owner of bankrupt car warranty dealer U.S. Fidelis Inc., to 40 months in prison on charges stemming from his theft of as much as $71 million in customer refunds.
A New York magistrate judge on Monday recommended the dismissal of a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act lawsuit alleging Sanofi-Aventis US LLP fraudulently marketed antibiotic Ketek by misrepresenting the drug's safety and effectiveness, saying the plaintiffs offered insufficient evidence to support their claims.
TD Ameritrade Inc. on Monday was targeted with a proposed class action led by a former software developer who alleges the company violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by not providing him with credit and background check reports used in his firing.
FTC Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch reiterated his dissatisfaction with the Federal Trade Commission's approach to privacy protection in a speech on Friday, criticizing its endorsement of self-regulatory online tracking efforts and its reliance on the “elusive concept” of unfairness to guide its enforcement actions.