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||While denying all wrong doing, there is a proposed settlement in Delacruz v. CytoSport, Inc.The class action lawsuit alleges that CytoSport misled consumers of Muscle Milk ready-to-drink and bar products. You are a member of the settlement class if you purchased any of these products at retail in the United States from July 18, 2007 through December 31, 2012...
While admitting no wrong doing, a proposed settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit alleging that Alcer Corp. made false claims in their advertising and packaging of their Emergen-C products. A hearing is set for April 2, 2014 to decide whether to give final approval to the proposed settlement. If you purchased Emergen-C between June 1, 2006 through February 27, 2012 you may be eligible to participate in the class action settlement...
In Joshua Poertner v. The Gillette Company and The Procter & Gamble Company a settlement has been reached. A Final approval hearing is scheduled for March 21, 2014 in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. If you purchased Duracell Ultra Advanced and/or Ultra Power AA and AAA batteries you may be eligible to file a claim to participate in the settlement (with or without a receipt). You are required to submit a claim form no later than April 10, 2014...
Calgary Herald - After the theft of an IT consultant's laptop, 620,000 Albertans have found themselves at risk for identity theft. The stolen laptop contained personal and health information for 620,000 patients. In response to the theft and the information loss, a class action lawsuit has been filed in Edmonton against Medicentres Canada...
To read Class Action News updated daily visit Class Action Related Headlines. Our Class Action News Search also contains links to recent Class Action Cases in the News. Our Class Action Litigation Library offers articles on Consumer law, Class Action, Tours, Travel Agents, and additional offsite legal articles. Read our recently posted CONSUMER LAW 2008 Update written by Judge Dickerson discussing consumer protection statutes most frequently used in New York State courts. This paper is prepared annually for New York State Civil Court Judges and the Town & Village Resource Center. This paper updates the information in earlier versions (2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2007) also found in our Class Action Litigation Library.
Other articles in our library include Burdens of Jurisdictional Proof written by Professor Lonny Hoffman, George Butler Research Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center, discussing who bears the burden of jurisdictional proof under the Class Action Fairness Act. Avoiding Investment Fraud: Don't Get Taken and Avoid E-mail Scams: Don't Get Taken both written by Timothy E. Eble...
"It is a fact that any investments involve a certain degree of risk. So how does an invididual avoid being taken in by a fraudulent investment adviser?...""Choosing a class action rep"is reprinted by permission of LawyersUSA discussing important considerations an attorney must examine when selecting a class action representative...
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