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  • Plaintiff provided no ‘specific examples’ in class action against Apple, judge rules

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit against Apple for its allegedly “clearly defective” Maps application has been dismissed by a California federal judge. “Plaintiff’s complaint alleges that through its marketing and advertising campaigns for...

  • Former smoker’s award won’t be reduced in Md. asbestos case

    BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland’s highest court has ruled that a trial court properly rejected a defendant’s request to have the jury apportion damages in an asbestos case involving a former smoker. Judge Clayton Greene, Jr. delivered the opinion on July 21 in the Court of Appeals...

  • Ill. Republican Party blasts Callis campaign for ‘manhandling’ protestors

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Video footage of an Ann Callis campaign staffer physically grabbing and removing a protestor has surfaced, prompting the right to call foul. Callis stepped down from a 19-year career on the bench last year to make a bid for the 13th Congressional District....

  • Vitaminwater agrees to settle class action alleging misleading labels

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit against the Coca Cola Company and Energy Brands Inc. alleging Glaceau Vitaminwater was deceptively marketed has been settled. The settlement will include changes to Vitaminwater’s labeling and marketing, which will benefit all class members...

  • EPA again shows ‘disregard’ for rule of law, 13 AGs say

    Morrisey CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday that outlined further legal objections to the agency’s plan to regulate carbon dioxide emissions. Morrisey and...

  • Class action filed against Walmart over Great Value fruit juices

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Walmart after class members claim it marketed its Great Value brand cranberry pomegranate juice as being composed of two fruits when it is made up of five fruit juices and contains very little pomegranate....

  • IL13 race: Callis launches ‘Do Nothing Davis’ tour

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – In her quest to dethrone GOP Rep. Rodney Davis, Congressional hopeful Ann Callis has devised a new strategy – point out all the things her opponent is not doing. On Saturday, the former Madison County judge Callis launched the “Do Nothing Davis” tour – a...

  • Fla. gov. race: Crist continuing to lose ground to Scott

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Expected to win his party’s nomination Tuesday, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, who is now running as a Democrat, will be trailing current GOP Gov. Rick Scott heading into the general election, a new poll suggests. A Saturday SurveyUSA poll shows that...

  • Seventh Circuit revives class action over payday loans, calls arbitration clause ‘unconscionable’ and process ‘a sham’

    CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An embattled provider of online payday loans who allegedly used his standing as a member of a Sioux Indian tribe to tailor loan agreement terms to skirt state and federal law will need to defend yet more of those loans in federal court after the Seventh Circuit...

  • N.J. appliance retailer will pay $1.5M in settlement after whistleblower complaint

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a $1.56 million settlement on Friday with a New Jersey appliance retailer and its principal owner to resolve allegations of failure to pay New York taxes. Topline Appliance Center and Michael...

  • Ore. AG says Oracle overcharged for poorly trained personnel

    Rosenblum SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum filed a lawsuit on Friday against a hardware and software engineering company and multiple executives for allegedly defrauding Oregonians by failing to provide a functional health exchange website. Oracle...

  • Study: Patent law changes, high-volume plaintiffs make for more litigation

    MENLO PARK, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A combination of a change in patent law and an increase in high-volume plaintiffs have caused a surge in patent litigation, a recent survey found. California-based Lex Machina, a now-private company initially set up by experts at Stanford University’s...

  • Bank of America to pay $16.65 billion in multi-state, federal settlement

    BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said Thursday a $16.65 billion multi-state and federal settlement has been reached with Bank of America and its two subsequent acquisitions to resolve allegations they unlawfully packaged securities containing toxic...

  • Indiana AG files lawsuit against ex-city employee, contractor

    WARSAW, Ind. (Legal Newsline) – Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed a lawsuit Thursday against a former Warsaw city official and a pipe contractor who allegedly defrauded about $334,000 from the city. Zoeller Lacy Francis Jr., the former street superintendent for the city of...

  • Ohio AG files lawsuit against owner of garbage collection business

    EATON, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Thursday his office has filed a lawsuit against the owner of a Preble County garbage collection and disposal business who allegedly failed to deliver services after accepting upfront payments. DeWine Abraham...



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