The plaintiff in a putative class action in California accusing Diamond Foods Inc. of falsely promoting its walnuts as heart-healthy said Tuesday that the company is hiding behind attorney-client privilege in refusing to turn over certain documents and witnesses.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a fight over a Vermont law curbing commercial use of pharmaceutical prescription data, with justices asking if the law was meant to thwart the sale of brand-name drugs.
Baxter International Inc. and CSL Ltd. asked an Illinois federal court Friday to nix a California county's putative class action accusing the blood plasma product makers of colluding to drive up prices.
A customer slapped Bayer HealthCare LLC with a class action Friday in California federal court accusing the company of falsely and deceptively advertising the benefits of its Phillips Colon Health probiotic supplements.
A Kellogg Co. customer said Friday that she has appealed to the Ninth Circuit to block the company's plan to settle a false advertising class action by giving charities $5.5 million worth of food.
The California Department of Insurance said Friday it would distribute a total of $17 million to senior citizens who purchased National Western Life Insurance Co. annuities, after settling a class action over the insurer's alleged deceptive and unfair business practices.
A JPMorgan Chase & Co. mortgage unit on Thursday lined up a $56 million settlement that ends a class action in South Carolina over its aggressive mortgage and foreclosure practices against active members of the military.
An Illinois federal judge let consumers proceed Monday with a class action against Toys R Us Inc. and an infant products manufacturer over claims that a baby monitor's signal can be picked up by other receivers, compromising privacy.
A Virginia federal judge said Wednesday he would rule on the parties' filings in an appeal brought by WikiLeaks supporters challenging a ruling that the U.S. can access Internet Protocol information from their Twitter accounts as the government seeks to prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
A federal judge in Arkansas on Thursday remanded to state court a putative class action accusing New Balance Inc. of falsely marketing athletic shoes that purported to tone leg muscles through normal wear.
A Winston & Strawn LLP partner who has represented Philip Morris USA Inc. in consumer fraud and product liability trials is moving to the Chicago office of Kaye Scholer LLP, the firm announced Thursday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cautioned a quartet of hand sanitizer makers Monday that their products were not living up to the companies' claims that the gels effectively prevented bacterial infection.
A Florida state judge on Wednesday rejected a bid by Whole Foods Market Group Inc. to toss a putative class action claiming the grocery chain certified and sold as organic frozen vegetables harvested by prisoners in a polluted area of China.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned Lifetech Resources LLC that its eyelash enhancement beauty products violate federal law because they can be considered new drugs that were not approved by the agency.
With average gas prices soaring to nearly $4 per gallon, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday announced the formation of a working group that will examine potential fraud and collusion in the energy markets.
Maxtor Corp. won summary judgment Wednesday in a putative class action in California accusing the company of designing and selling defective hard disk drives.
In a public hearing Wednesday on the implementation of a sweeping food safety law, industry representatives urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to allow facilities to have power over the measures they use to prevent food contamination.
The Fourth Circuit on Wednesday upheld a $13.5 million jury verdict PBM Products LLC won against Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. after accusing the infant-nutrition giant of falsely claiming that its Enfamil Lipil baby formula was superior to store-brand versions.
A Massachusetts judge on Wednesday refused to reconsider Aetna Inc.'s suit accusing Pfizer Inc. of improperly marketing the epilepsy drug Neurontin in violation of racketeering and competition laws.
The U.S. Department of Transportation finalized a rule Wednesday expanding limits on lengthy tarmac waits and requiring airlines to disclose all fees, refund baggage fees if they lose luggage and increase compensation for bumped passengers.