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Lawsuit Says Oregon Group Falsely Advertises Dairy Products

SALEM, Ore. — A class-action lawsuit claims that an Oregon creamery association falsely advertises the source of its milk, a report said. The lawsuit was filed by the Animal Legal Defense Fund against the Tillamook County Creamery Association in western …

3rd Circuit: Policy to Limit Extended Transportation Expenses May be Bad Faith

Kyle and Marie Stechert say they rushed to buy another car after their vehicle was “totaled” in an accident because their insurance carrier refused to keep paying for their rental vehicle. The new car was twice as expensive as the …

Insurers Win Appellate Victory, but Calif. Misclassification Suit Continues

Insurers and service companies won a major victory this week against lawyers who were trying to bind a group of 1,550 California property appraisers together to sue Farmers Group and Allstate Insurance Co. for allegedly misclassifying them as independent contractors …

Court: Man’s Legal Crusade Against TGI Fridays Can Proceed

It’s not yet last call for a New Jersey man’s lawsuit claiming TGI Fridays broke consumer fraud laws by not publishing drink prices. A state appeals court ruled Thursday that a lower court erred when it denied class action status …

Motel 6 to Pay $10 Million for Sharing Guest Data With ICE

Motel 6 has agreed to pay $10 million to settle claims with former guests targeted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents for deportation because of their “Latino-sounding names.” The deal is an amended settlement to resolve a case filed on …

Facebook Must Proceed With Privacy Breach Suit, Judge Rules

Facebook Inc. must defend itself in a District of Columbia lawsuit accusing the social network of failing to safeguard users’ personal data and allowing a U.K. political consulting firm to mine the information for the benefit of Donald Trump’s 2016 …

Consumers Sue Tuna Sellers Over ‘Dolphin-Safe’ Marketing

U.S. consumers sued Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea and StarKist, accusing the country’s three major packaged-tuna brands of deceiving them into thinking their tuna is caught only through “dolphin-safe” fishing practices. The proposed class actions filed on Monday said …

Facebook’s Anti-Bias Vows May Not Kill Suit Against Advertisers

Facebook’s vow to block ads on its platform from being programmed to discriminate based on demographics ended a string of lawsuits against the social network, but companies that allegedly used the site to weed out older applicants for jobs aren’t …

Australian Thalidomide Victims Settle Class Action

A class action suit by Australian and New Zealand victims of Thalidomide against the anti-morning sickness drug’s British distributor Diageo Scotland Ltd. has been settled for 89 million Australian dollars ($81 million), a lawyer said on Monday. The victims’ lawyer …