Consumer Law

Tort Law

Jury awards $55M to woman who claimed Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused her cancer

Trials & Litigation

Sued after posting video of brawl with neighbor, law partner loses bid for SLAPP protection

Consumer Law

Suit says Starbucks puts too much ice in cups; rep calls it ‘essential component’ of iced drink

Real Estate & Property Law

Predatory land contracts take advantage of low-income homebuyers, NY Times says

Internet Law

Judge says Amazon must refund parents for in-app purchases made by children

Consumer Law

Lawsuits claim parmesan cheese labels didn’t disclose fillers like wood pulp

Consumer Law

Lawyer now says he won’t pursue $252.25 demand for missing soup at lunch

Consumer Law

Law firm to pay $1M to settle CFPB action over debt-collection practices

Consumer Law

Lawyer sends demand letter seeking $252.25 because his lunch lacked soup—but later backs off

Trials & Litigation

Suit claims ‘Love It or List It’ overcharged homeowners and did shoddy rehab work

Bankruptcy Law

9th Circuit discharges $6K that bankrupt attorney owed ex-client

Consumer Law

Lawyer ordered to disgorge $11.4M to former clients loses challenge to consumer bureau’s power

Privacy Law

Can hacked data support fraud suit against Ashley Madison? Plaintiffs want to cite lawyer emails

Consumer Law

FTC targets ‘all natural’ claims for first time with charges against five companies

International Law

Lawsuit filed in US over intentional crash of German flight in French Alps

Privacy Law

Facebook capture of medical info from web searches by users violates HIPAA and other laws, suit says

Constitutional Law

Is consumer bureau an unconstitutional ‘super executive agency’? DC Circuit panel seems to think so

Verdicts & Settlements

Another bank settles with DOJ over sales of risky mortgages; did it get a better deal than others?

Consumer Law

Is more cemetery regulation needed? Lawsuit plaintiffs say answer is yes

Entertainment & Sports Law

‘Hail Mary’ suit filed by Patriots fans over Deflategate loss of draft picks