Consumer Law

Consumer Law

Consumer financial agency considers rules barring companies from blocking class actions

Law Schools

Judge dismisses class action suit against Florida Coastal School of Law

Opening Statements

Ralph Nader opens his American Museum of Tort Law

Government Law

County sues Volkswagen for $100M, seeks civil penalties for violation of emissions laws

Consumer Law

Dozens of VW lawsuits will almost surely be consolidated, but where?

Criminal Justice

West Virginia funeral home accused of filing false death claims

Corporate Law

EPA orders Volkswagen recall; vehicles were designed to trick emission tests, says agency

Consumer Law

Deceptive practices suits say McCormick put 25% less pepper in its usual tin containers

Tort Law

RJ Reynolds hit with $34.7M verdict for family of Air Force sergeant who died of cancer

Civil Rights

Petco won’t sell goldfish to Persians on spring equinox, lawsuit says

Opening Statements

A class action asks: ‘What is a craft beer?’

Consumer Law

StarKist settlement offers a bonanza for tuna lovers: $25 refund or $50 in tuna

Product Liability Law

Lawsuit calls keyless ignition system a deadly defect in millions of vehicles

Copyright Law

Ethics case alleges ‘settlement shakedown’ by lawyer whose Prenda firm sued porn downloaders


Canadian lawsuit seeks $578M over dump of hacked info from Ashley Madison dating site

Internet Law

Data brokers sold consumer info to scammers who stole $7M, FTC says


Nearly 4 million affected by hack on medical records systems software company, feds say

Constitutional Law

Bank has standing to challenge constitutionality of federal consumer agency, appeals court says

Sentencing/Post Conviction

US seeks unprecedented life sentence for peanut executive in food safety case

Consumer Law

Buyers of ‘Weight Loss Cure’ would get $11 checks under refund plan; receiver seeks missing millions