Consumer Law

Consumer Law

Bank didn’t tell widow she had mortgage insurance, even as home foreclosed

Consumer Law

GM bankruptcy filing in 2009 blocks economic loss claims in ignition-switch cases, judge rules

Intellectual Property Law

Amazon sues over claimed fake reviews posted on its site

Corporate Law

AT&T to pay record $25M to settle with FCC over privacy breach at call centers

Privacy Law

Does Facebook’s facial recognition technology violate privacy laws?

Obiter Dicta

Wine collector broke laws, paid price; will bottles be ‘decanted’ down the drain?

Constitutional Law

LA lawyer makes federal case out of ‘stealth towing’ charge imposed on his own vehicle

Trials & Litigation

Negative reviews of dog obedience school on Yelp, Angie’s List lead to defamation lawsuit

Products Liability

After boy’s death from allergic reaction to cookie, family sues; says store violated labeling laws

Consumer Law

Suit says debt-collection law firm submitted false affidavits, seeks to void thousands of judgments

Social Media Law

Revised Facebook rules allow ‘artistic’ nudity and ‘authentic identity’; nix revenge porn

Consumer Law

Privacy advocates criticize new ‘Hello Barbie’ doll with wi-fi microphone

Consumer Law

Will consumer agency ban mandatory arbitration in consumer contracts? Study could be first step

Criminal Justice

Fake IRS agents called 366,000 seeking money; 3,000 fell for scam since 2013, investigator says

Consumer Law

Apartment owner axes controversial lease provision that allowed $10K fine for social media criticism

Consumer Law

Accused of stonewalling complaints, major credit agencies promise reform in pact with New York AG

Consumer Law

Don’t fall for ‘major ongoing phishing scam,’ Virginia AG warns; it’s not from his office

Consumer Law

Snuggies marketer agrees to pay $8M to settle allegations of deceptive practices

Religious Law

State lawmakers consider bills allowing businesses to refuse to serve gay couples

U.S. Supreme Court

Does federal law protect loan guarantors from marital-status bias? SCOTUS accepts case