1745 ABA Journal Consumer Law articles.
New York could become the third state to ban animal rentals after the state attorney general filed a fraud suit against a chain called The Pet Zone that includes allegations…
Jul 19, 2018 11:10 AM CDT
A new data privacy law in California will give consumers the right to obtain data collected about them, the right to request deletion of the data, and the right to direct a business not to sell the information to third parties.
Jun 29, 2018 4:22 PM CDT
A federal judge in Manhattan ruled Thursday that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has no authority to sue a legal funding company because the agency’s structure is unconstitutional.
Jun 22, 2018 12:36 PM CDT
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has approved AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner after concluding that the U.S. Justice Department did not prove that the $85.4 billion deal would harm consumers.
Jun 12, 2018 4:39 PM CDT
A stayed suspension is too light a punishment for a former administrative law judge who sued his dry cleaners for $67 million for allegedly losing his pants, according to the District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility.
May 31, 2018 7:10 AM CDT
A cable provider sued by the state of New York for allegedly overpromising internet speeds has notified the judge that it intends to claim the state of New York conspired with a law professor and technology companies to bring the lawsuit.
May 30, 2018 4:12 PM CDT
Some personal injury law firms plan to use a technology called “geofencing” to send ads to cellphones of patients in emergency rooms, pain clinics and chiropractor offices.
May 30, 2018 1:37 PM CDT
A federal judge in New Jersey is requiring Samsung Electronics America to abide by an oral agreement
to settle two would-be class actions involving drain pumps in washing machines.
May 23, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
A Connecticut federal judge has tossed four consolidated class action lawsuits that claimed Nestle’s Poland Spring bottled water is misleading consumers because its water doesn’t come from a naturally occurring…
May 18, 2018 12:18 PM CDT
A federal judge in Chicago has dismissed an amended lawsuit that claims Zillow engages in deceptive and unfair business practices by using its sometimes inaccurate “Zestimates” of property value as…
May 17, 2018 3:48 PM CDT
Uber and Lyft have ended forced arbitration for sexual assault cases brought by passengers, drivers and employees.
May 15, 2018 5:19 PM CDT
Fourteen women sent a letter to the Uber’s board of directors Thursday requesting to be released from the arbitration provision in their consumer agreement to allow them to pursue a class-action lawsuit alleging Uber’s inadequate driver screening procedures led to the sexual assault, rape, sexual harassment and gender-motivated violence they experienced at the hands of their drivers.
Apr 30, 2018 2:54 PM CDT
Wells Fargo has agreed to pay a $1 billion penalty for alleged violations of the Consumer Financial Protection Act.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Office of the Comptroller…
Apr 20, 2018 9:56 AM CDT
The West Virginia law firm of Bailey & Glasser wants its class clients to know they are eligible for an award as a result of a $61 million verdict against Dish Network for its marketing calls.
Apr 16, 2018 10:01 AM CDT
McDonald’s didn’t violate Illinois consumer law by marketing “extra value meals” that cost more than when the items are purchased a la carte, a federal judge has ruled.
Apr 12, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
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