Consumer Law

Trials & Litigation

Is federal judge really a ‘hater of Donald Trump’? His rulings in Trump U case are mixed

Tort Law

New suits filed over sperm donor who claimed to be a neuroscientist, but wasn’t

Internet Law

Net neutrality rules upheld by federal appeals court in ‘slam-dunk’ for FCC

Trials & Litigation

FTC sues 2 law firms over claimed mortgage-rescue scheme that cost clients $15M in 2014

Labor & Employment

Illinois attorney general sues Jimmy John’s over noncompete clauses for low-wage workers

Legal Ethics

Stayed suspension is recommended for ex-judge who filed $54M suit against dry cleaner for lost pants

Judiciary

Trump says his criticism of federal judge was misconstrued

Consumer Law

Late-night comedian John Oliver buys nearly $15 million of medical debt—and forgives it

Careers

Lawyer exits partnership at 275-attorney firm to take lead role in consumer law practice

Consumer Law

Suit claims Panera manager blamed language issue for peanut butter on allergic child’s sandwich

Consumer Law

CFPB announces proposed rule to curb ‘payday debt trap’ lending to consumers

Contracts

Telling tenants to ‘friend’ landlord Facebook page in 5 days or lose lease was mistake, lawyer says

National Pulse

Are private education programs for shoplifters a second chance or extortion?

Consumer Law

Litigation over ‘Made in USA’ claims is on the upswing

Trials & Litigation

Barratry suit says law firm collaborates with contractors to target homeowners with storm damage

Health Law

Judge denies bid to block San Francisco law requiring warning labels on ads for sugary drinks

Consumer Law

Takata says up to 40M more air bags must be recalled; Hawaii sues on consumers’ behalf

Tort Law

Jury awards $1.6M to man in supermarket slip-and-fall, including $1M in punitives

Trials & Litigation

Early plaintiff in Uber case challenges $100M settlement, says he feels ‘utterly betrayed’ by lawyer

Consumer Law

Coffeemaker win lacks perk for lawyer who asked for $180K in fees but got $6,800