The Ninth Circuit refused Friday to revive a proposed class action trying to force television programmers and pay-TV providers to sell channels individually, ruling the plaintiffs had not accused the companies of harming competition.
Federal authorities on Friday seized elderberry juice products made by Wyldewood Cellars Inc. at the behest of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which has accused the winery in Kansas federal court of making unproven claims that the juice can treat or cure diseases.
Consumers slapped TWS Marketing Group with a proposed nationwide class action Thursday in Alabama federal court, claiming the Florida-based company lied that its HomeMaker Premium orange juice was not made from concentrate.
A California federal judge on Wednesday rejected efforts by putative class action plaintiffs suing printer maker Epson America Inc. over ink cartridges to disqualify its counsel, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, and an expert witness retained by the firm.
A California federal judge on Tuesday partially granted Iovate Health Sciences USA Inc.’s bid to drop claims in the multidistrict litigation against the company over alleged health problems caused by dietary supplement Hydroxycut, but allowed the plaintiffs to amend their complaint.
Two users of Sony Corp.'s popular PlayStation Network filed class actions against the technology giant Tuesday in California over a hacker attack that recently brought the online gaming service down for more than a month.
The U.S. Supreme Court asked the solicitor general Tuesday to weigh in on whether reviving a putative class action accusing several cellphone providers of failing to shield users from allegedly hazardous radio frequency emissions would undermine federal regulatory responsibilities.
Taking a common gripe to the courtroom, a law school graduate with more than $150,000 in debt and no job filed a $100 million putative class action against her school Thursday in California, saying the school lied about its alumni success.
Thompson Hine LLP said Thursday that the firm had lured to its Washington office a Hunton & Williams LLP litigator who focuses on consumer protection and competition issues.
A California appeals court on Thursday affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action accusing Fiji Water Co. LLC of deceptively promoting its water as environmentally sound and superior to other bottled waters.
A California federal judge tossed a putative class action Thursday accusing the local unit of Japanese retailer Daiso Co. Ltd. of negligently selling unsafe toys, saying the operative complaint falls “far, far short” of meeting applicable pleading standards.
A California federal judge refused Thursday to throw out separate proposed class actions claiming Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc. and another Unilever PLC unit falsely advertised Ben & Jerry's and Breyers chocolate ice cream as all-natural.
A New York federal judge on Thursday trimmed a New Jersey consumer fraud law claim from Jackson Hewitt Inc.'s lawsuit accusing H&R Block Inc. of running a misleading advertising campaign to lure customers from the rival tax preparer.
Belkin International Inc. and Target Corp. were hit with a putative class action in Illinois state court Wednesday for alleged misrepresentations in making and selling a defective device for using MP3 players with car stereos.
National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., dropped PBM Products LLC from a coverage suit in Indiana on Wednesday after PBM said the insurer owed it nothing for an underlying false advertising case against insuree Mead Johnson & Co LLC.
Graphic Arts Mutual Insurance Co. and Utica Mutual Insurance Co. sued a South Carolina auto dealership Tuesday, contending they don't owe it coverage in an underlying consumer fraud suit against more than 200 dealers over allegedly illegal administrative fees.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it had sent 11 warning letters to online retailers of tobacco products accusing them of illegal marketing practices.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday that baby product manufacturer Dream on Me Inc. would recall 22,000 drop-side cribs imported from China due to risks that hardware malfunctions could suffocate, strangle or cut infants and toddlers.
Ohio's high court on Tuesday approved a permit allowing an American Electric Power Corp. subsidiary to make up for revenue shortfalls due to reduced power usage by billing its customers more for distribution.
Kraft Foods Global Inc. and subsidiary Oscar Mayer Foods Corp. were slapped with a class action in Florida on Tuesday accusing them of deceiving consumers about the amount of fat per serving in certain Oscar Mayer meat products.