Alabama moved one step closer Tuesday to becoming the latest state to pass legislation that would prevent consumers from filing lawsuits claiming that the food they purchased from restaurants and other food retailers made them gain weight.
A federal judge in California on Monday rejected a woman's bid to certify a class of consumers alleging Natural Balance Inc.'s Cobra Sexual Energy does not have the aphrodisiac effects advertised and poses an array of serious health risks.
A Brooklyn, N.Y., man slapped Facebook Inc. with a class action Monday, accusing the social networking giant of profiting from using the names and likenesses of his child and other minors in advertising without receiving permission from parents.
U.S. regulators said Tuesday they had threatened legal action against more than a dozen websites selling unproven medications for sexually transmitted diseases, including Wartrol, Herpaflor, Viruxo, C-Cure and ImmuneGlory.
The Ninth Circuit ruled Monday that the Class Action Fairness Act doesn't allow a party joined to an action as a counterclaim defendant to remove the case to federal court, affirming the remand of a student loan dispute with class counterclaims.
A new putative class action filed in Ohio on Thursday accuses Ford Motor Co. of negligently manufacturing and selling some of its most popular vehicles with defective spark plugs and refusing to properly notify consumers or cover the substantial replacement costs.
A California federal judge on Thursday dismissed a putative class action alleging Internet advertiser Specific Media Inc. violated federal and state computer fraud and privacy laws, saying the complaint did not allege a concrete injury.
A California woman hit Benjamin Moore & Co. with a putative class action Monday in New Jersey federal court claiming its purportedly odorless, quick-drying paint emitted a foul smell and remained wet for months after being applied.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a case over AT&T Mobility LLC customer contracts that the Federal Arbitration Act preempts state laws that invalidate class action arbitration waivers, a decision that could spell doom for classwide arbitration, attorneys say.
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.