A group of retired NFL players can pursue claims the National Football League illegally supplied players with opioids and other prescription drugs, a federal appeals court ruled.
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently dismissed a lawsuit filed against Tesla Inc. by shareholders who claimed the company “misled the public regarding the progress of production on the ‘Model 3.’”
LOS ANGELES – An Orange County consumer alleges she paid more for a salt product that was misrepresented as organic.
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California approved a “judgment distribution plan” in a class action breach of contract lawsuit filed against Safeway Inc., according to an Aug. 23 order.
SAN FRANCISCO – SEB Investment Management AB has been named as the lead plaintiff in a securities class action lawsuit filed against Symantec Corp. and two of its officers, according to an order filed Aug. 23 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently granted preliminary approval to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit claiming Wells Fargo Bank unlawfully collected post-payment interest on mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).
Dr. Pepper/Seven Up Inc. will not have to face a class-action lawsuit filed by a woman who claimed diet soda did not help her lose weight.
LOS ANGELES – A Pennsylvania man alleges he received unwanted promotional text messages from a California gym chain.
SAN FRANCISCO – A lawsuit that started out as four separate-but-related cases has been sent back to the Alameda County Superior Court from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California at the request of the plaintiffs, but the district court declined to order the defendants to cover the plaintiffs’ attorneys’ fees, according to an Aug. 20 ruling.
State Supreme Court says interest rates can be ruled unconscionable on high-risk loans of $2,500 or more
SAN FRANCISCO – The California Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of the plaintiffs regarding a the question of whether interest rates may be ruled unconscionable on loans of $2,500 or more.
SAN FRANCISCO – A Santa Rosa woman recently lost her fourth attempt to convince a federal court that she thought the word "diet" in a soda drink would help her lose weight or maintain a healthy weight.
The state Supreme Court, in a July 26 opinion, said the federal "de minimis" is not applicable to California's wage and hours laws.
FRESNO – A Fresno County fire sprinkler installer is alleged to have engaged in illegal pay practices.
Claim alleges that anti-obesity drug maker Contrave violated SEC rules, in releasing case study information early
A class action lawsuit against a baby teether manufacturer accused of falsely advertising the products as BPA free will proceed, a federal judge ruled Aug. 8.
LOS ANGELES – A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a food manufacturing company over allegations a seal displaying a lack of GMO ingredients is deceptive.
Objector fighting $21.5M settlement with Monsanto, says lawyers, paid more than $6M, didn't get enough for class
ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – A U.S. district judge on May 25 approved a settlement in a class action lawsuit against Monsanto over the herbicide Roundup, but one class member is challenging it by arguing the plaintiffs attorneys are selling out Californians in order to reap millions in attorneys fees.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) withheld evidence and manipulated investigations in a lawsuit over racial profiling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled.
LOS ANGELES – A Redondo Beach man alleges an insurance brokerage company unlawfully called him for telemarketing purposes.
SAN FRANCISCO – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently found that Fitbit Inc. acted in bad faith when the company’s legal representatives delayed and impeded arbitration of a suit filed by plaintiff Kate McKlellan.