Consumer Law

Consumer Law

Federal appeals court agrees with FTC that Pom Wonderful ad claims were deceptive

Consumer Law

Promoter who touted weight loss benefits of green coffee beans settles with FTC

Trials & Litigation

Feinberg OKs payment for 50 deaths from $400M GM ignition fund; compensation starts at $1M

Privacy Law

Should Google stop pointing out police cars to users of popular Waze traffic app?

Labor & Employment

McDonald’s sued by former employees over ‘racist’ franchise in Virginia

Aviation & Space Law

Record fine of up to $1.6M imposed on Southwest over planes sitting for hours on tarmac

U.S. Supreme Court

Lawsuit isn’t required to rescind mortgage loan for disclosure violations, Supreme Court rules

Consumer Law

Florist who refused flowers for same-sex wedding can be held personally liable for her actions

Consumer Law

Debt buyer will seek to vacate 4,500 judgments, pay $675K to settle AG suit

Animal Law

California ban on foie gras is struck down

Features

Washington state moves around UPL, using legal technicians to help close the justice gap

Ethics

It’s unethical for prosecutors to allow debt collectors to use official letterhead, says ABA opinion

Attorney Fees

‘A flourishing industry’ pairs plaintiffs lawyers with state AGs in contingency suits

Government Law

In wake of class action filing, Philadelphia DA drops effort to forfeit some homes

Antitrust Law

After last-minute lead plaintiff substitution, iPod users seek $350M at trial and get zilch

Business of Law

New crowdfunding site helps individuals raise money for legal fees

Government Law

Three cities sue Uber, citing noncompliance with state laws and municipal regulations

Consumer Law

Harvard law grad claimed $4 overcharge on take-out, sought treble damages in emailed war of words

Antitrust Law

Does $350M case at trial against Apple have a lead plaintiff? Judge hasn’t yet ruled

Antitrust Law

Uh-oh. Did lead plaintiffs seeking $350M in Apple trial purchase iPods as required?