1726 ABA Journal articles on Consumer Law.
A man has filed a $4 million lawsuit against Verizon Wireless that claims his fiancée’s nude photos inexplicably ended up on the phone of another person.
Plaintiff Jeff Smith of…
Feb 15, 2018 10:53 AM CST
A Florida bankruptcy lawyer who paid about $19,000 for classes at Trump University can’t opt out of a $25 million settlement and bring her own lawsuit, a move that would…
Feb 7, 2018 10:45 AM CST
President Donald Trump’s interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has shifted enforcement power away from the office that had pursued cases alleging interest rate discrimination.
The Office of…
Feb 1, 2018 12:38 PM CST
A lawsuit filed on Wednesday accuses a sex toy company of collecting information from its customers on when and how often they use its vibrators.
The would-be class action, filed…
Feb 1, 2018 11:37 AM CST
An en banc federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau along with protections for its director that allow removal only for cause.
Jan 31, 2018 11:50 AM CST
Federal judges in Tennessee and Florida have refused to completely dismiss lawsuits claiming two law firms sought to interfere with timeshare contracts through ads seeking clients who want to dump…
Jan 30, 2018 3:38 PM CST
A federal judge has vacated a punitive damages award against Bank of America that gave $20 million to the University of California’s five law schools in a wrongful foreclosure case.…
Jan 24, 2018 7:00 AM CST
A federal judge in California has dismissed a proposed class action suit that accused Starbucks of uniformly underfilling its lattes in order to save on milk costs.
Jan 10, 2018 3:01 PM CST
Dec 22, 2017 8:40 AM CST
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has refused to block President Donald Trump’s appointment of an acting director to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly…
Nov 28, 2017 4:29 PM CST
Nov 27, 2017 8:47 AM CST
The attorney general of Missouri has launched an investigation into whether Google mishandled customer data and violated antitrust law.
“There is strong reason to believe that Google has not been…
Nov 15, 2017 10:05 AM CST
Four companies have settled lawsuits that claimed they violated the federal Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to make their websites and apps easily accessible to blind people.
Nov 7, 2017 3:37 PM CST
Oct 25, 2017 8:52 AM CDT
General Motors has agreed to pay $120 million to settle claims by 49 states and Washington, D.C., over faulty ignition switches.
A GM spokesman confirmed the settlement after Oct 19, 2017 1:28 PM CDT